The PDP restates its position stated in the Mandel Declaration, which among other resolutions underlines the ‘No Reform No Election’ policy position. The party’s founding Convention held on the 11th of September 2015 restated and adopted this resolution as stated in Agenda for Restoration and Rehabilitation of Electoral Sustainability (ARREST).
The euphoria of 1980 evokes both shame and nostalgia. We are ashamed that what we thought we were celebrating is not what we ended up getting. At the same time, we have the nostalgia of emotionally welcoming home gallant sons and daughters who sacrificed everything to liberate our country, leaving behind multitudes in unmarked graves. We have the nostalgia of a new and promising nation not only in Southern Africa but on the entire African continent. Julius Nyerere called us the Jewel of Africa. Indeed we were, before ZANU PF vultures landed en masse!
Following the crisis that has rocked Zimbabwe over the past months, The Zimbabwean got in touch with Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition Spokesperson, Dumisani Nkomo on the current situation and best possible way forward. Below are excerpts of the interview;