Acting Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Simon Khaya Moyo described Economic Development Deputy Minister Terrence Mukupe’s utterances that the army won’t even salute an opposition president as “unlawful and reckless”.
According to the privately-owned Newsday newspaper, Kasukuwere returned home aboard a South African Airways aircraft midday in Harare and was immediately whisked away in a vehicle believed to be owned by the Criminal Investigation Department.
The southern African nation formally quit the Commonwealth after then leader Robert Mugabe, who had ruled Zimbabwe from its independence in 1980, came under criticism over disputed elections and land seizures from white farmers.
“If you lose, you lose and if you win, you win. Zanu PF does not have the power. The power is in the hands of the people of Zimbabwe. If people don’t vote for us, we will relinquish power. What can we do? People would have rejected us.”
'The Nelson Chamisa cabal, so to speak, stopped most of our members from coming to this launch by perpetrating political violence in different constituencies and areas in order to send a wrong signal that we don’t have people and yet we have people.'