Electoral politricks in Zimbabwe
The bizarre recall of 15 opposition MPs in Zimbabwe could hand Zanu-PF the two-thirds parliamentary majority it craves. That could give President Emmerson Mnangagwa the third term he’s rumoured to be seeking
For Eric Gono, 38, being elected to serve as the MP for Lobengula Magwegwe in Zimbabwe’s August 23 election was a dream come true.
“My journey to parliament commenced five years ago and was a long and protracted one. We were seriously mobilising and recruiting young people to participate in issues of national interest,” the long-time opposition activist and Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) MP tells the FM. “So we sold a solid hope to young people that if they participate, they would have proper representation and their voices are going to be heard at government level.” ..
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