Movement for Democratic Change politician Charlton Hwende is facing a backlash on social media after he tweeted, then deleted a post that appeared to suggest that the opposition party's supporters boycott Econet service provider. The tweet was in response to Econet founder Strive Masiyiwa's support for President Emmerson Mnangagwa - along with the business mogul's call for the removal of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the United States.
Econet Founder Says Mnangagwa is Sincere - But Opposition is Unimpressed
New Zimbabwe, 31 October 2018
Econet founder and executive chairman Strive Masiyiwa has said he believes President Emmerson Mnangagwa is sincere in what he is trying to do to turn Zimbabwe's crippled economy… Read more »
Chalton Hwende tweet.
Opposition Politician Hwende Beats Hasty Retreat
The Herald, 1 November 2018
Chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services and MDC-Alliance legislator for Kuwadzana East Mr Charlton… Read more »
Masiyiwa's Sanctions Call Excites Govt
263Chat, 31 October 2018
Business mogul and Econet Wireless founder, Strive Masiyiwa's call for the removal of economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the west has excited government with the Ministry of… Read more »
Having moved to charm the world with reform pledges after taking over power, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's momentum was rocked by a disputed election victory and post-election ... Read more »
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