Deputy Editor
2 minute read
5 Aug 2020
5:03 am

Zim situation a dire warning to SA


When Mugabe was overthrown in 2017, the 'new dawn' promised by new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has proved to be just as elusive as the one Cyril Ramaphosa sold South Africa.

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa gave a televised address to mark the country's 40th anniversary of independence from Britain . AFP/File/Jekesai NJIKIZANA

Watching the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Zimbabwean High Commission in Pretoria exchange insults, is a bit like watching the clowns fight at the circus. It is priceless that the EFF should grandstand on the issue of human rights in Zimbabwe when less than a year ago it was mourning the loss of Robert Mugabe, who pushed his country and its people into penury. Julius Malema and his crew are, however, the arch-opportunists and have recently been attacking Zimbabwe for selling out on the land issue by committing to compensate white farmers who were dispossessed of their land in...