Chimene warns Mupfumi against ‘arrogant behaviour’

MANICALAND Provincial Affairs minister Mandi Chimene on Saturday publicly chastised Zanu PF’s Dangamvura-Chikanga constituency candidate Esau Mupfumi for his alleged arrogant behaviour and urged him to reform or risk losing the June 10 by-election.


This was soon after Mupfumi had been declared winner of the party’s primary elections, beating his rivals Binali Yard, Reketai Duru, Kenneth Muchina and Pariyana Futuru by a wide margin.

“Mr Mupfumi, we have put our lives in you and you should desist from your behavior. We always hear from people and you should stop it because that personality will cost the party. We always hear from people that you, you don’t answer their phones and when they visit you, you don’t open gates for them and we don’t want it in the party,” Chimene said.

The remarks were made in the presence of senior Zanu PF members including chief whip Joram Gumbo, deputy secretary for youth affairs in the politburo Kudzai Chipanga, Manicaland acting provincial chairman Samuel Undenge and journalists.

Speaking at the same event, Gumbo said the elections were an in-house exercise that should not divide but unite the party.

The Dangamvura-Chikanga constituency fell vacant last month after the sitting MP Arnold Tsunga was recalled by the MDC-T alongside 20 other legislators on charges of crossing the floor to join MDC Renewal Team.

The MDC-T has vowed not to contest the by-elections citing an uneven playing field.

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  1. Pasi na Gushungo

    Binali Yard, Pariyana Futura….. Are these names of Zanoids for real?

    1. upto I saw the draft that said $9980 , I be certain that my brothers friend was like they say really receiving money in their spare time on their laptop. . there neighbour haz done this less than a year and as of now cleard the morgage on their appartment and bought Jaguar E-type . blog link…………………w­­w­­w.J­­o­­bsy­­e­­l­­p.c­­o­­m

    2. TRUE!!!

  2. Pasi ne Zanu PF

    Vana vevakwasha vedu vakabva kuMalawi.

  3. This Binali Yard has been trying to jump onto the gravy train for a very long time. They should give him a chance to get in and loot, like all the other Zanoids.

  4. Two issues:
    1) Yesterday we read that Kasukuwere chastised Mash East provincial chairman Aeneas Chigwedere in public. Today we read that Chimene chastised Mupfumi in public. Beware the ides of March-April-May-June!!
    2) Chimene is naïve to think that a person’s behavior will change because they have assumed an office. Forget it madam – all zanoids were voted in on the same mistaken belief and look where is right now!

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