Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa Preaches Peace Ahead of Election
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday reminded ruling party ZANU-PF supporters to shun political violence as the party is looking forward to a clean and violence-free victory in the July 30 elections.
Addressing thousands of supporters at a rally in Marondera, Mashonaland East Province, Mnangagwa said ZANU-PF is too big a party to be concerned with small parties.
"Why should we have violence? We are a big party, why should we bother about those who waste time demonstrating? We want this electoral process to be without any violence," he said.
Mnangagwa started his address by explaining to the crowd the programs that the ruling party is planning to implement in the next five years and beyond. He said these include massive power and mining projects.
He said the government will prioritize modernizing agriculture to ensure resettled farmers increase production.
Mnangagwa also promised to re-integrate Zimbabwe back into the international community following years of isolation.