Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged to “cleanse” opponents he has termed “bad apples” in the face of growing protests and unrest in the country over the growing economic crisis that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. from the corona virus.
“The bad apples that have tried to divide our people and weaken our system are being cleaned as good must triumph over evil,” he said before urging the people to “work together for the common good” and ” deal with it “honesty and love. “
“We will overcome attempts to destabilize our society by dishonest Zimbabweans who act in coordination with foreign critics,” said the president, the Zimbabwean newspaper “The Chronicle” reports.
Mnangagwa, for example, recognized that “progress has slowed down” even though he stressed that “the goals are being met”. “We will overcome and defeat the attack and stop the bleeding of our economy,” he said before criticizing the “illegal” sanctions against the country.