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Zanu – PF unites SADC region along liberation ideology lines

By Staff Writer

THE ruling Zanu-PF party is set to host secretary generals from the Liberation rooted political parties in a move political analysts believe to be a consolidation of the ideological apparatus which has seen related governments maintaining a tight grip on power over the decades.

The Former Liberation Movements Summit of Secretary generals in Victoria Falls from the 17th to the 21st of March 2024.

Preliminary details released ahead of the convention indicates that all Secretary generals Frelimo of Mozambique, Chama Cha Mapinduzi of Tanzania, African National Congress party of South Africa, The People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola, Zanu-PF of Zimbabwe, South West Africa People’s organization of Namibia and the Botswana Democratic Party 21which will be attending as an observer .

Zanu-PF Secretary General Dr Orbert Mpofu told a state controlled daily paper that discussions will be centered around guarding against the regime change agenda in the region.

“We want to prepare ourselves from the destructive tendencies or approach by those who claim to be champions of democracy yet they destabilizing the region. Quite a number of member states and liberation movements will be going through elections this year among them Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa,” he said.

The summit was initiated by Heads of State of countries that fought in the liberation struggle in their respective countries.

Zimbabwe is the current Chairperson of the Former Liberation Movement with South Africa expected to take over at the summit.

Added Dr Mpofu ,”We will be looking at a number of issues especially now that the region is threated with an agenda which is very retrogressive that of regime change from our detractors.
“We are assuring the region and indeed all the liberation movements that we are together and we will not brook any interference from any of the detractors.”

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