18 October 2017
   
Byo violence: Khupe tackles Tsvangirai
Anger as Mujuru secretly meets Code partners
Mugabe death prophet to contest Gutu South
Mujuru: vendors a sign of Mugabe misrule
Teen ties, gags little girl, anally rapes her
4 loot 50 phones as cops 'clean' Hre CDB
Conman poses as cop, demands love
Go home, stranded Zim students told
MORE NEWS
Tax compliance near 30pct, says Zimra
ZSE opens higher, market cap $14bln
MORE BUSINESS
WorldRemit backs ZimAchivers US, Oz
Award has spurred creativity: Mungoshi
MORE SHOWBIZ
Taylor, Jarvis in Zimbabwe squad
PSL championship in photo finish
MORE SPORTS
Susan Dangarembga: Pioneer and liberator
Unlike Google, Zanu-PF is not Uber
MORE OPINION
 
Gonda Interview: Succession underway
BVR: Are political games now at play?
MORE COLUMNISTS
 
 

Nera expels little known parties for 'spying'

18/06/2017 00:00:00
by Staff reporter
 
Dictator? ... MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai
 
RELATED STORIES

MORGAN TSVANGIRAI is a “failure” and a “dictator” who should not lead any coalition, members of the little known parties who were expelled from the National Electoral Reforms Agenda (NERA) for ‘spying’, are claiming.

NERA, a coalition of opposition political parties pushing for electoral reforms ahead of the 2018 polls, fired little known member parties on allegations of their association with Zanu PF.

These little known parties on Saturday congregated in Harare and signed a memorandum of understanding where they agreed to work together ahead of next year’s elections.

They formed their own coalition which they named the Zimbabwe Non Aligned Political Parties, (ZNAPP).

ZNAPP spokesperson, Welcome Shumba, told reporters in Harare, on Saturday that they were disappointed with the treatment which they were given by NERA.

“We were chucked out of NERA feedback meetings on allegations that we are appendages of Zanu PF and not only did they do that to us, as they also tainted us as members of the CIO who were sent by Zanu PF to spy on NERA. They did this using their strong connections with the media,” he said.

“What pains us is the fact that some of us have never worked in government and we have never associated with Zanu PF in our lives, and in fact it’s a huge number of NERA parties and individuals such as Joice Mujuru and Didymus Mutasa who were senior Zanu PF officials, not us,” said Shumba.

Shumba accused the MDC-T of dictating NERA agenda.

“Morgan Tsvangirai is a dictator who wants to anoint himself as the coalition of political parties’ leader. We see him as a failure; he has failed to remove Mugabe and Zanu PF from power since the formation of his MDC in 1999, and for that reason he is not fit to lead any coalition,” he said.

Contacted for comment, NERA co-chairman, Douglas Mwonzora, said he was not ready to comment.

 



Advertisement


 
Email this to a friend Printable Version Discuss This Story
Share this article:

Digg it

Del.icio.us

Reddit

Newsvine

Nowpublic

Stumbleupon

Face Book

Myspace

Fark

 
 
 
comments powered by Disqus
 
RSS NewsTicker