G40 minister gets threats from soldiers


President Robert Mugabe’s nephew Patrick Zhuwawo has reportedly written to the minister of defence, Sydney Sekeremayi, asking for protection after he was allegedly threatened with unspecified action by soldiers, who “blocked his vehicle outside Harare”.

Minister of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Patrick Zhuwao
Minister of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Patrick Zhuwao

According to The Standard, Zhuwawo, who is also the minister of indigenisation, said he now feared for his life.

Zhuwawo wrote in the letter, which he also copied to the Minister of State Security Kembo Mohadi, that he was travelling towards the capital Harare from Darwendale when he was “intercepted” by two soldiers who ordered him to stop before “threatening to deal with him”.

The two, were among what he said was a group of soldiers.

Safety and security

“I indicated that I was cabinet minister Zhuwao in the hope and expectation that he (one of the soldiers) would desist from hindering my travel to work. He retorted that he knew who I was and that he would deal with me….”

“I am requesting you honourable minister to take necessary steps to ensure my safety and security given the actual threats made to me…,” Zhuwawo reportedly wrote.

He said that he was not taking kindly to the threats.

This came as Mugabe’s ruling Zanu-PF was divided into two distinct factions that sought to outwit each other in the battle to succeed the veteran leader.

Mugabe has failed to groom a successor in his 37 years in power in the southern African country.

One of the camps calling itself “Team Lacoste” was linked to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, while another faction made up of Young Turks trading by the name Generation 40 was reportedly linked to First Lady Grace Mugabe. G40 was said to be seeking to torpedo Mnangagwa’s presidential ambitions.

Zhuwawo was reportedly linked to G40. Radio VOP

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  • WarVet

    Go back home Zhuwao!

    • Gwaumbu

      Its Constantine Chiwenga,Who else can command soldiers to beat up somebody without even getting out of bed.

  • Threats only are not enough they should have cut those dread locks,he thinks being a dictators nephew he is above the law?

  • Hard times will come when Uncle is no longer around Cde.Kana zvichidai vachiripo better mugare matiza kazeni.

  • Now we have real soldiers in the country, ngavakacheke ka dread ako nxa mhani

  • Protection for yu boy?

  • batai munhu

  • Vakomana batayi munhu zvishoma izvo

  • Thanks to ZNA zhuwao you are too much.

  • dai kakadaashurwa kkkkkk ukusvibisa zita ra sekuru too much

  • Java_Beans

    They are just threats….You will be chopped up and stuffed in a mattress like drugs money dread

  • those zanupf pole think their gods or smthing, dey want to b treated with respect whilst they shit on other poles lives. let them destroy each and c if we care

  • James Bond

    Welcome to the club: We have been abused like that since 2000 at your uncle’s instigation.

  • Hooo panorohwa povo unenge uchiti mafuta angosi Wakazoonaka kushungurwudzwa kunoitwa vana veZim nemagava aya

  • Someone give those soldiers a Bells!!

  • 😂😂😂Cde Minister,ask your colleague minister to ensure the safety of ALl Zimbabweans,not you all.

  • 😂😂😂Cde Minister,ask your colleague minister to ensure the safety of ALL Zimbabweans,not you alone.

  • Have a taste of your own medicine sir.

  • kkkkk vanonzi ma gunnaz #Vakomana

  • zvakwaa vaSalt zvovava kwaa sugar itapitapi kutapira.what goes around come around

    • badoo

      Kanonyepa aka. Kuda kugadzira news chete. Dai vakakabata tichitaura zvimwe. Kubva rini kachidaro. Musavhiringwa focus nekambavha aka.

  • Kkk zvachonyana lol

  • Vakamuregerera, dai vakadzura tuvhudzi utwo

  • Kushata

  • Bornfree

    I expect worse treatment than such mere threats. Dako!

  • Whats G40?applying common sense…army defenz the country,police defenz laws.if anyone is threatened it means a law is broken therefore police should (i cant use MUST) be involved.so if someone is seeking protection from the army…who are you now?a country?ooooh + kufa hasi kunotyisa.you enjoyed hearing the screams of others you torture and killed.manje zvaakwa tsoko oti pangu padoko.zvainaka zvichiri kwa gudo.

  • Masoja awa afarisa zvino ,unovarevera kuna sekuru vako,vanoswera vadumbirwa apa,

  • Sorry Zhuwawo Sekeremai will not help you on this one, he is also in need of protection considering the recent housebreak at his property 😜😜😜

  • Aaa uko iwe tundebvu mxmxmxm…

  • Mina Makoti

    Pabva pashaya kana umwe anonzwa tsitsi! Zvine zva zvinoreva. Zvinoreveyi?

  • Mina Makoti

    Masoja kuite basa rekuvhundutsire muzukuru wa president kuti zvidini? Wakanatsa waka mangara kwa minister of defence.

  • Dai vakakuuraya satan

  • Gara watizira kuMozambique kwakabva zita rako, sekuru vakafa ma one

  • Ko vaiurawa ne Zanu pf militia vai protectwa nani? Tibvire kumhepo iwe

  • Mukanya

    Rohwa tiende iwe!! Mbanje unodziwanza………….! You seem deranged, this I concluded from the few seconds I came across you before you were appointed a Hooligan minister.

  • Saharawifoxx

    Kamu brandaya kanosvota aka