Mutumwa Mawere gives Mudede ultimatum

SOUTH Africa-based Zimbabwean businessman Mutumwa Mawere has given Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede 24 hours to reinstate his Zimbabwean citizenship or face litigation.

REPORT BY CHIEF REPORTER

Mawere lost his citizenship after he acquired South African citizenship in 2002.

The new Constitution signed into law by President Robert Mugabe early this month provides for dual citizenship by descent.

In a letter to Mudede on Wednesday, Mawere said he would take legal action should the Registrar-General fail to respond to his three previous letters dated May 17, 20 and 22 where he demanded reinstatement of his Zimbabwean citizenship.

Through his lawyers Nyakatombwa Legal Counsel, Mawere said: “Further to our client’s visit to your offices on 17th May and follow up letters of 20th and 22th May, attached hereto our client is yet to receive a response from you and in any event, according to law.

“We are instructed to demand, as we hereby do, an official response to the issue raised by our client before you in person and his letters. Please let us have your response on, or before close of business on Friday, 31 may 2013 failing which we shall be compelled to proceed against your office in the High Court of Zimbabwe for urgent relief pursuant to Section 3 of the Administrative Justice Act.”

Mawere said the decision to deny him Zimbabwean citizenship would disenfranchise him as he intended to participate in the forthcoming polls. Mawere has been linked to the United Movement for Democracy Party (UMDP) which was launched recently although he has dissociated himself from the movement.

The letter was also copied to Home Affairs co-ministers Kembo Mohadi and Theresa Makone, Constitutional Affairs minister Eric Matinenga and Justice minister Patrick Chinamasa.

Mawere claimed he had followed all the necessary procedures to obtain his identity card, but was being frustrated by Mudede, accusing him of being an interested party in the matter.

Although Mudede could not be reached for comment yesterday, he is on record accusing Mawere of failing to follow laid down legal procedures to have his documents changed.

21 Responses to Mutumwa Mawere gives Mudede ultimatum

  1. Billy Ocean May 31, 2013 at 12:00 pm #

    Ipai mwana uyo mapepa ake

    • kedo May 31, 2013 at 3:31 pm #

      Don’t waste your time talking politics when others are enjoying their lives with money without politics. See how a Zimbabwean poor woman became a millionaire just by buying and selling accidented cars, Very interesting idea. Go to (accidentedcars.com) to see the various methods and companies she was using (accidentedcars.com). Wake up Africans

    • George Masango May 31, 2013 at 9:30 pm #

      Mutumwa Mawere is also a citizen of Madagascar, and he is the adviser to Rajanivar(sp) the ex president who was in self imposed exile in South Africa. Does the new Zimbabwean constitution allow for triple citizenship? Mudede, fix that cat in court.

  2. MCGYVER May 31, 2013 at 12:08 pm #

    haiwavo mawere is playing to the gallery, Kuda kuonererwa UKo ngagare Ku As kwacho

    • kedo May 31, 2013 at 3:32 pm #

      Don’t waste your time talking politics when others are enjoying their lives with money without politics. See how a Zimbabwean poor woman became a millionaire just by buying and selling accidented cars, Very interesting idea. Go to (accidentedcars.com) to see the various methods and companies she was using (accidentedcars.com). Wake up Africans

  3. Tips Anonymous May 31, 2013 at 12:44 pm #

    If you want to know the people behind baba jukwa, investigate those who attended the London Investment Conference organized by Country Factor. Start with the organiser he is the man behind it. Move quickly!

    • kedo May 31, 2013 at 3:32 pm #

      You Don’t waste your time talking politics when others are enjoying their lives with money without politics. See how a Zimbabwean poor woman became a millionaire just by buying and selling accidented cars, Very interesting idea. Go to (accidentedcars.com) to see the various methods and companies she was using (accidentedcars.com). Wake up Africans

    • jojo May 31, 2013 at 8:48 pm #

      Shut up this is not about baba jukwa.if baba jukwa is known does that help zimbabwe or just vagina like u.

  4. Thabani May 31, 2013 at 12:58 pm #

    @Tips Anonymous,do we need to know who is Baba Jukwa and the team of informants are,not at all ,the point driven home to zimbabweans daily by this patritic outstanding faceless zimbabean is tht we should know whts behind the scenes .We need to know why Obert Mpofu,Kasukuwere,Munangagwa Chombo ,Mutsvanga ,Chihuri and Chiwenga have accumulated more than the owner can notice .Baba Jukwa is already a Hero of all the fallen herioes in Africa ,the ugly skelletons in Zanu pf closet are shocking ,they have hands dripping blood of innocent civilians ,so my sheer word to you is that baba Jukwa its a well oiled syndicate and network and they are everywhere Zanu pf is ,dont think they are naive and stupid to publish that page and website is Zimbabwe they are in thin air of technology and Zanu pf Snr Politicians are sweating daily .

  5. Dhara May 31, 2013 at 1:48 pm #

    Mutumwa taura chokwadi. UrimuZimbabwean here kana kuti uri MuSouth African. Are u a Mawere or Mawele. Pliz choose.

  6. Stop-a-Thief May 31, 2013 at 2:20 pm #

    Vanhu Havachada zanupf!!

  7. TONGAI May 31, 2013 at 2:49 pm #

    He is Mawere from Gutu..ndiani asina kumbobuda pakuwona kwezvinhu…hindava makapusa so…nxaaaa

  8. Sekuru baba Chatunga May 31, 2013 at 3:24 pm #

    Iwe dhala sei wakapusa zvakadai.MUTUMWA MAWERE,kana newewo ungabvunze kuti is this person a zimbo.wadyeiko

  9. Phunyu May 31, 2013 at 3:26 pm #

    Vanhu ve-MDC-T muri mafuzha evanhu chokwadi, matoperera pana baba jukwa chokodii? Ndinehuro chokwadi kuti kune vamwe vanhu vanoti zviita vana muzvina fundo, asi vachitadza kubata propaganda yakadai. Uku ndokupererwa chaiko.

  10. kedo May 31, 2013 at 3:32 pm #

    U Don’t waste your time talking politics when others are enjoying their lives with money without politics. See how a Zimbabwean poor woman became a millionaire just by buying and selling accidented cars, Very interesting idea. Go to (accidentedcars.com) to see the various methods and companies she was using (accidentedcars.com). Wake up Africans

  11. LOLO May 31, 2013 at 4:20 pm #

    ko nhai Phunyu, ko imi mhondi makaperera pamaAmai Jukwa?

  12. Asylum May 31, 2013 at 4:24 pm #

    @Phunyu, Baba Jukwa’s likes are increasing exponentialy while Amai Jukwa’s likes are falling drastically. That’s a true reflection that Mdc-T has more supporters than Zanu pf & Mdc-N.

  13. Cypriano May 31, 2013 at 4:32 pm #

    With due respect Mr Mutumwa Mawere if the UMDP is your party please consider renaming it because you confuse voters with the movement for democratic change.On the issue of your id,the constitution is quite clear unoiwana mudhara asi uchambononotswa chete,saka pa election inoiyi haulume!

  14. Ashirai M Mawere May 31, 2013 at 5:50 pm #

    Iam th organising secretary for UMD 0716 662 027/ 0733 662 027..

    Concerning mawere, its neccessary that partisan politics stops from taking control of national institutions.

  15. flour June 1, 2013 at 12:46 am #

    mutumwa and tobaiwa are 1000% zimba names hapana chitsotsi but pane matsotsi

  16. flour June 1, 2013 at 12:48 am #

    ok mawere must get that plastic ID with a big C

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