Matemadanda last Saturday launched a scathing attack believed to have been
directed at politburo member Josaya Hungwe whom he literally accused of trying
to foment factionalism in Masvingo province.
drum up support for Clemence Chiduwa ahead of the Zaka East parliamentary
by-elections slated for September 21, Matemadanda took a thinly-veiled dig at
Hungwe, saying the party will not tolerate any acts of indiscipline.
officials who try to defend such people will be sowing seeds of division.
that he tried to defend the Chivi South Member of Parliament (MP) Killer Zivhu
whose fate rests with the national disciplinary committee.
recently recommended for his expulsion over gross acts of indiscipline.
them fearsome or visible. Discipline is very important and if you engage in any
acts of indiscipline and think that a senior member will come to your rescue,
you will be putting that senior official in trouble.
official will be able to breach the constitution to save an errant member. We
are all allowed to say what we want but we do that to the later and spirit of
speak out procedurally. If you just speak recklessly while the people from MDC
will be cheering you on, we will kick you out,” said Matemadanda in apparent
reference to Hungwe and Zivhu.
thanks, he appeared glum and dispirited; delivering just a short prayer for
Chiduwa in an uncharacteristic departure from the long-winding speeches that he
often delivers at such gatherings.
Twitter account that if President Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa do
not want to find each other and dialogue, their wives must intervene to save
Zimbabwe from economic collapse.
Mnangagwa’s Zanu PF and warned leadership against dividing the grassroots.
people belong to Zanu PF. No one belongs to Matemadanda or any other
individual. We will not tolerate seeds of factionalism.
kick you out. We want to give our party time to push for development not
can fit into Zanu PF’s pocket. There are
those in leadership positions who divide people by saying they own people.
These are the seeds of rebellion and we will not hesitate to pluck them out,”
claiming it was the only province which remained loyal to the party when all
other provinces had been taken over by G40.
PF during difficult times and we do not want anyone to come and foment
factionalism here. Masvingo is true to the party. If you ask (Saviour)
Kasukuwere he will tell you that Masvingo is very difficult but that is the
beauty of the province,” said Matemadanda.
Chadzamira said they agreed to bury the hatchet and forgive some of the known
G40 assailants but they are not reforming.
have said let us forgive each other. Now they are back to their devious ways
and we will weed them off. We will remove them one by one until we remain with
genuine party cadres.
and destroy that. Kune vanoda kugara muhomwe dzeleadership wachiitiwa zvikwama
zvinobudisiwa paanodira haiwa Masvingo haina factionalism. Kana ukarasika uri
woga, ukaita mhosva dzako uri one usafunga kuti pane mukuru uchamira newe. We
want discipline in Zanu PF kwete kunamata munhu.
because he is the leader of the masses. Tinoda vanhu vanomira nemutemo weparty
especially the leadership,” said Chadzamira.
retaining the Zaka East parliamentary seat saying they have already pulled all
stops ahead of the election.
expected to address another rally before Vice President Kembo Mohadi closes the
campaign with a rally expected on September 18.