ZANU-PF’s manifest[o]ations of profanities
In Zimbabwe, a ‘street woman’ is a prostitute – the magnet of irresponsible men whose nocturnal prowls along urban streets and dark alleys add fuel to the fire of sex-for-sale. And so when Zimbabwe perennial presidential candidate Robert Mugabe labelled SADC-appointed mediator Lindiwe Zulu “some stupid idiotic … little street woman”, this was the penultimate cue for South Africans to close their Harare embassy – permanently. In its own crude way, South Africa’s ANC deserve such profanities.
The ZANU-PF launch of their 2013 Harmonised Elections manifesto on Friday 6 July 2013 was [meant to be] the knockout punch! Yet beyond the metaphors of sexual pervasion, we progressive Zimbabweans also felt insulted.
ZANU-PF ‘Taking Back the Economy’? Foreign currency used as local legal tender; an 11-billion dollar debt overhang; 60% of Zimbabweans living below the poverty datum line; virtually no industry to talk about except 6-billion dollar annual imports and ninety percent of employable citizens running flea markets, vegetable stalls and vending phone cards. While Zimbabwe’s neighbours calibrate foreign direct investments in billions, Mugabe’s ‘economy’ attracts only millions!... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Zimbabwe Mirror