'Zim military is endorsing its preferred presidential candidate'

Fort Hare lecturer Willie says the apparent coup in Zimbabwe is an indirect endorsement for former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa to take over the reins.

There’s uncertainty around political tensions in Zimbabwe with the army confirming its pursuing individuals it believes are infiltrating government, referring to them as 'criminals' around Mugabe.

According to reports Mnangagwa landed at Manyame Airforce Base to take control of the country’s government, although this has not been officially confirmed.

READ: Zim coup puts Mnangagwa in the driver's seat - former advisor

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In my own analysis, based on my experience having been in Zimbabwe is few weeks ago. What we are seeing is the unfolding of politics of person where the military has a preference as to who should run Zimbabwe

Willie , caller and Fort Hare lecturer

Willie has criticised the military's intentions.

But the very same military has been quiet when there has been political killings in the country, th every same military has been recorded by citizens abusing ordinary villagers.

Willie , caller and Fort Hare lecturer

It's a tad bit too late for them to come out to try and claim and represent the interests of Zimbabweans when their hands are actually filled with the blood of ordinary citizens.

Willie , caller and Fort Hare lecturer

Click on the link below to listen to hear from Willie and what he has described based on his family's accounts...

Meanwhile, Zimbabwean correspondent Peta Thornycroft says the army is guarding government and there are unconfirmed reports that two security guards were killed outside Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo's house late on Tuesday night.

The deluge of news and fake news is very difficult to confirm.

Peta Thornycroft, Zimbabwean correspondent

Click on the link below to listen to Thornycroft's report...


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