What a lovely anti-corruption drive this is

Several high-profile politicians who were close to Grace Mugabe, the former first lady, and opponents of Emmerson Mnangagwa, the new president, have already been detained, prompting concerns that graft investigations might be used as a political tool.

“The big worry is that there is really no comprehensive anti-corruption drive but rather … some kind of witch-hunt by a victorious faction within the Zanu-PF … This is nothing to do with ending corruption, but a lot to do with vengeance,” said Dewa Mavhinga, Human Rights Watch’s southern Africa director.

And vengeance against those who have plundered a country is bad because?

10 comments on “What a lovely anti-corruption drive this is

  1. It is bad because it is an internal battle between all the turds who have plundered the country. A fall out amongst the ranks of the corrupt rather than the corrupt getting their just desserts at the hands of the not-corrupt.

    Likely those below the top tier have been denied what they perceive as their full measure of the available graft, extortion etc and are taking steps to clear the trough for a new set of porkers.

    While it is good that at least some former porkers may receive punishment it is hardly the triumph of virtue over vice. A storm in a shitholian pig-sty so to speak.

  2. Likely those below the top tier have been denied what they perceive as their full measure of the available graft, extortion etc and are taking steps to clear the trough for a new set of porkers.

    Exactly. TIA.

  3. And vengeance against those who have plundered a country is bad because?

    …those extracting vengeance will go on to plunder what’s left.

  4. Saudi Arabia showed the way! Lock Mugabe and his cronies in a hotel until they hand over their assets. Repeat for South Africa .

  5. I am shocked, just shocked, there is gambling going on in this Establishment – says ZANU-PF.

    Of course they will go on to plunder the state themselves but it will be nice if they make the scale of the plunder under Grace public. It is one thing to know the Chinese government is corrupt for instance. It would be another if the Chinese public was allowed to know that a former leader’s mother has $3.5 billion US in her bank account.

  6. “TMB +1. Caveat: is there anything left to plunder?

    Only the plunder, hence this action.”

    Dressed up san an anti corruption drive. Show the rest of the world that this time it will be different and pretty soon the usual suspects will be hosing them with money.

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