Chimene makes u-turn, now supports Mnangagwa

Chimene makes u-turn, now supports Mnangagwa
Published: 24 November 2017 (1079 Views)
Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs, Ms Mandi Chimene, who is among Zanu-PF members fired from the ruling party is holed up in Mozambique after she dropped off in Zambia on her return from China at the weekend.

Although most of the people she travelled with to China are now back at their respective workstations, Ms Chimene is conspicuous by her absence, with conflicting reports saying she is still in Zambia, with other reports pointing out that she is now in Mozambique.

Responding to questions sent to her, Ms Chimene one of the most rabid critics of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa, insisted that she was in Zambia and was making the necessary arrangements to come back home.

"President Mugabe has now resigned and this has opened a new page in our Zimbabwean history. I support what has happened and will support the new political dispensation. I will support the new party leadership and I want to assure the new President of my support. I support the person who occupies the chair of the President," she said.

When asked about her return to Zimbabwe, she said: "Definitely I will be coming back home. I was not sure about what was happening on the ground, a reason why I opted to watch from a distance.

"I will be in my office on Monday. I was told that I was fired from the party, but I will remain loyal to the party. I am Zanu-PF to the core. I am happy with President Mugabe's resignation because I always insisted that I was having two fathers at the helm of the party. Since the elder father is gone, I will now work with the young father.

"I will always stand for the truth even if it hurts some people," she said.

On the whereabouts of her official vehicle, which was reportedly intercepted by the military on its way to Mozambique, Ms Chimene said: "I don't need a vehicle here and those who claim that my vehicle was intercepted at Nyamapanda Border Post are hallucinating. It is all hogwash and nonsense. However, I am reliably informed that all borders are manned looking for me."

Some of the senior members who were expelled from the party in Manicaland include former national secretary for youth affairs, Mr Kudzi Chipanga, former provincial chairman, Dr Samuel Undenge as well as his wife and former secretary for administration in the Women's League, Mrs Letina Undenge.

- manicapost

 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Knox Mutizwa wins August Goal of the Month award

by kickoff | 05 November 2018 | 785 Views

BREAKING: Gandawa on the run

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1544 Views

Econet cannot distribute Kwese TV content to Zimbabwean viewers

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1162 Views

Shoot-out robbers arrested

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1194 Views

Mnangagwa ally warns economic saboteurs

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1163 Views

Chamisa mobilises supporters for mass protests

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 965 Views

LISTEN: Acie Lumumba speaks on how he got paid

by Staff Reporter | 05 November 2018 | 789 Views

Dzamara speak on Zanu-PF fights

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 754 Views

Minister Raj Modi Modi donates salary

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 632 Views

'I am a Trillionaire' Magaya says

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 1024 Views

Supermarkets to be blacklisted over cooking oil

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 657 Views

UK army to recruit from Commonwealth

by BBC | 05 November 2018 | 695 Views

Magaya opens up on arrest

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 693 Views

Kambarami is still 'Deputy Mayor'

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 556 Views

'Import ban must not go beyond December 21'

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 644 Views

Prophet Magaya puts fresh spin to arrest

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 647 Views

Chamisa's sign language interpreters get thumps up

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 633 Views

Mnangagwa to review Mthuli Ncube's 2% tax again

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 608 Views

Lumumba to be probed by ZAAC?

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 447 Views

Dzamara speak on ZANU PF fights

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 410 Views

Zimbabwe as a new gateway into Africa

by Minister of Finance Prof Mthuli Ncube | 05 November 2018 | 614 Views

Chiwenga's ex-wife looted millions

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 989 Views

We are our own worst enemies

by Mapozho Saruchera | 05 November 2018 | 670 Views

Mnangagwa to deal with unexplained wealth and bank deposits

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 635 Views

WATCH: Chiwenga talks about Prophet Walter Magaya's lipstick

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 623 Views

Lumumba Saga takes new twist....War vets bay for Mutsvangwa's blood

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 694 Views

Chamisa demands Presidency

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 585 Views

Zimbabwean teachers miss out on New Zealand opportunity

by Staff Writer | 05 November 2018 | 526 Views

Zimbabwe to introduce e-provisional driver's exams

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 570 Views

Zimbabwe to supply water to South Africa

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 572 Views

Mnangagwa claims that 'good times will soon roll'

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 543 Views

Zimbabwe as a new gateway into Africa

by Hon. Prof Mthuli Ncube | 05 November 2018 | 616 Views

Chiyangwa appoint Karikoga Kaseke

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 540 Views

ZCTU demo: Ruling today

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 493 Views

Missing cop found dead

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 619 Views

Tagwirei marries long-time girlfriend

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 961 Views

Zimbabwe relaxes maternity leave entitlement

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 582 Views

Zimbabwe to receive drugs, ambulances from India

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 503 Views