By Staff Reporter
Breaking News: Christopher Mushohwe, former Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Service Minister for the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (Zanu-pf), has passed away at the age of 69.
Mushohwe was a senior member of Zanu-pf and played a key role in the party’s efforts to control the narrative surrounding its oppressive policies and actions. He was known for his use of propaganda and manipulation of the media to present a positive image of the party and discredit those who spoke out against its oppressive rule.
During his time as minister, Mushohwe was accused of numerous human rights violations, including censorship of the media, suppression of dissent, and the arbitrary arrest of journalists who spoke out against the party. He was also known for his involvement in the 2008 election violence, which resulted in the deaths of hundreds of opposition supporters and the displacement of thousands of others.
Mushohwe’s legacy in Zimbabwe is one of oppression and the suppression of free speech. He will be remembered as a staunch defender of Zanu-pf’s oppressive rule and a strong opponent of democracy and human rights.
The news of his death has elicited mixed reactions from Zimbabweans, with many expressing their condolences for his family, while others view his passing as a symbol of the end of an era of oppression in Zimbabwe.
As the country continues to move forward and work towards a more democratic and equitable future, the legacy of Christopher Mushohwe will serve as a reminder of the dark past that Zimbabwe must never revisited