A POPULAR Harare cleric has warned President Mnangagwa that it was not the will of God for Zimbabweans to suffer in a country rich in minerals and other resources, adding that the President will face the wrath of God.
“It is not the will of God that Zimbabweans suffer this much in a land with natural resource. We have started to witness a new wave in price increases of every commodity including basics such as bread, mealie-meal, cooking oil etc.
“How do you expect families to survive? First, you outprice other motorists by making it unaffordable, you now want to outprice people from their basic food,” said Bishop Ancelimo Magaya, leader of Zimbabwe Divine Destiny church.
He was speaking in an interview with 263chat.
Magaya urged President Mnangagwa to pay attention to the people’s struggles or risk facing the wrath of God.
He said the church will not keep quiet over “such inhumane and ungodly behavior by leadership that purport to identify with the suffering masses, except in lip service.”
Magaya said Mnangagwa should brace for more protests as people are being pushed to the limits by the socio-economic challenges they face.
Since assuming office, Mnangagwa’s administration has been plagued by a number of challenges ranging from doctors’ strike, inflation, cash and fuel shortages, drug shortages, now teachers strike, to name but a few.
He has also been faced with a huge doubt in his pledge to bring in a new dispensation which is different from his predecessor, Robert Mugabe.
In recent weeks, there has been a gross violation of human rights instigated by the army which has seen more than 16 people die from massive brutality.
This has further dented Mnangagwa’s re-engagement ambitions with Britain recently announcing that it is mulling imposing more sanctions on the troubled country’s leaders.