Cover up – or scam?

The nonagenarian proves his critics correct by admitting that the Ghanaian investors, who claimed they were conned by Goodwills Masimirembwa, were in fact conmen. It is unlikely that a younger Mugabe could have failed to spot a con; if at all this was a scam, rather than a Zanu (PF) cover-up.

Goodwills Masimirembwa
Goodwills Masimirembwa

Seven months have elapsed since the 2013 elections and so far Mugabe has offered only rhetoric. This past weekend, would you believe, election victory celebrations took place in some parts of the country, seven months down the line, when the focus should be developmental issues. There is no sign of economic recovery. If anything, industry continues to shrink, with weekly reports of business closures and job retrenchments.

On ZTV, in his birthday interview, a droopy-eyed Mugabe reiterated the empty words about prosecuting corrupt government officials. But given his party’s record, we can only expect more of the same. –My pen is capped. Jerà

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