UPDATED: TYSON BACK IN ZIM. . . No more politics for me, Saviour Kasukuwere says


Takunda Maodza, Harare Bureau
FORMER Zanu-PF national political commissar, G40 cabalist and National Patriotic Front member, Mr Saviour Kasukuwere, returned home yesterday after spending six months and six days in self-imposed exile.

He fled the country last November together with other G40 cabalists Professor Jonathan Moyo and Mr Patrick Zhuwao, who remain in exile.

Mr Kasukuwere, who was aboard a South African Airways plane, landed at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport at midday.

Dressed in a blue suit, red tie and a brown leather cap, Mr Kasukuwere immediately declared that he was staying out of politics and focusing on his businesses and farming.

He said it was sweet to be back home and also confirmed life was not rosy abroad.

Asked how he survived, Mr Kasukuwere said: “You have to manage, can’t you? Why would you want me to stay outside the country? You want me to remain outside the country? Unoda kuenjoya wega muno munyika iwewe? This is my home so I must come back home. No push factors. Nothing. Home sweet home.”

Mr Kasukuwere said he was staying out of politics.

“Tyson remains Tyson. Relaxed. Going farming. You know we are beneficiaries of the land reform. There is business to be done, that is the future. We will continue to work.

“You see for every soccer player, there must come a time when he takes a decision that today I am not playing soccer. Maybe later but for now am just taking it easy. I will just run my business. Go farming. Keep relaxed.”

Mr Kasukuwere said he made a personal decision to come back home.

“This is a personal decision. I come to my country. This is my country. I come because I am a Zimbabwean. I was born here. I will die here,” he said.

Mr Kasukuwere confirmed he was ready for his day in court if there are any charges preferred against him.

He would not respond to condemnation by fellow G40 and NPF members Prof Moyo and Mr Zhuwao, who accuse him of selling out to the new administration.

“You do not respond whenever they say something. You have to learn in life as an individual that there are times you have to make decisions that are in the interests of the individual. I have interests in farming and I have interests in the country,” said Mr Kasukuwere, adding that “this was a very difficult period and time.”

When asked about the State capture by the G40 cabal led by former First Lady, Mrs Grace Mugabe, he said: “I am sure you can talk to her. I am not her spokesperson. There were lots of allegations about this one has captured that, that one has captured that but surely isn’t it time we moved on? We need to move on. What has happened has happened. It is water under the bridge. Let us move on.”

On the re-engagement with the international community by the President Mnangagwa-led administration, Mr Kasukuwere said it was neccessary and a step in the right direction.

“It is neccessary for the country to be part of the community of nations. We have got to be in there. We got to move our nation foward. We’ve got to access lines of credit and so forth so that Zimbabwe moves on. I do not think anyone can be against the agenda that will bring about more opportunities for our people. Zimbabwe is for all Zimbabweans and in fact it is sad that we remain bogged down in conflict when what we should be doing is to say how do we move our nation foward. The people expect much more. They do not eat our fights. People want food on the table. They want jobs. People want a better health system; that is what must define Zimbabwe,” he said.

Mr Kasukuwere denied suggestions that he was coming back to topple Retired Brigadier General Ambrose Mutinhiri from the NPF leadership.

“Zanu-PF is led by Cde Mnangagwa. NPF Brigadier General Mutinhiri, MDC-T Chamisa, so which party are you asking me to be leading? I am not coming to push anybody out of any position,” he said.

When asked if he was going back into politics, he took a long sigh and responded: “It will take a lot of convincing. There is a lot that all of us can do. We all can’t be in one field. It appears the only industry working is politics but we must move beyond politics. Get to talk about business. Do you know the President of Switzerland? (Nobody knows him because they are into business). We need to get to a stage where whoever is the President is not the issue.

What is an issue is the health of the nation and the state of the economy. We need to make sure that the future of our people is looked after. The people of Zimbabwe are yearning to have a decent living standard…if we all work towards that objective this country will enjoy.”

On investors scrambling to Zimbabwe enticed by the policies of the new administration, Mr Kasukuwere said he was happy about it.

“I am a Zimbabwean. Whatever is good for the people of Zimbabwe and in terms of our economy is what we must embrace and move our country foward. It is good to be back home.”

Mr Kasukuwere was briefly questioned by the police soon after landing at the RGM International Airport before he was released.

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  • Brutal Truth

    Kadzokera katsukutsuviri,mutengesi nxxxx.

  • Sibongile Mangethe

    Mike Tyson is back to reclaim his throne in the Boxing Ring. Let’s get ready to see opponents beings destroyed with vicious uppercuts and jabs.

    • Sizo Nxumalo

      He’s back on our terms!!

    • Gugu

      There is no Tyson lapha ukukhukhumeza okuyinto okwabulala ilizwe

  • Williamson Buckingshire

    Dr Do Little and your team of puppies, please stay away from this thread, this is grown man business. You funny comments that come from your backside are unwelcome here.If you dare come on this thread we will destroy you completely. Your name, character and reputation are already tatters.

    This is a warning fool, stay out of it.

    • Sidney Dube


  • Doctor Do little

    We wait to see what will happen to the man.

    • Nobukhosi

      You’re very right, Love may be blind, Marriage bliss but Divorce is murder.

    • Williamson Buckingshire

      Didn’t I warn you not to come on this thread??
      Are you by any chance defying my orders??

      • Mr. S.B. Makhurane

        Let’s all be civil and united. No need for you two to be always on each other’s throats like this. For once can you two exhibit some exemplary behaviour on this forum.

        Thank you

        • Aan

          Which S B Makhurane are you? The former GTC R.E. lecturer?

      • Willie

        A little preeck trying to be big on the Web. Shame.

    • Nkunzemnyama

      He wont be charged for any corruption ,trust me simple because because the those in the so called new admin are criminals themselves.

      • Sandra

        Only higher ranking state employees, the lower the pay the less they care

  • Doctor Do little

    It is so funny to have a clown trying to get my attention. Back on the topic one waits to see if Nothing happens to him will the others take a chance and return?

    • Advocate Anderson Dube

      From the look of things, his return is nothing but a negotiated return maybe on the promise of a position in the party. Lately the party seems to be disintegrating with one Rugeje having been exposed as failing dismally in his position as Party Commissar. So anything is possible, this guy’s return maybe a well informed decision to come and occupy a position in the party as we get nearer to the elections. Remember he’s known for using intimidation tactics to run the party affairs.

    • Nsukwini

      Yo Doc. That’s the spirit. Ignore and debate. That is the plan here. To distract you and make you go off topic. Way to go mate.

      • Young City Bandit

        Yo da Police force iz in shambles an’ too much taxpayer money wasted. Meanwhile, you Call da police an’ do dey come? and shiet.

      • Doctor Do little

        Thanks my friend. I cannot understand why a person cannot debate seriously and use a platform such as this for enlightenment and ideas in these telling times.

        • Joachim Nyathi Mabaleka

          What telling times, when you couldn’t recognise the telling times when your spouse was being generous to other men sexually. Can you stand with confidence and testify that your partner never knew anyone besides you. No don’t look down with shame, look at me, yes raise your head, look up. Truth hurts anyway and in Life, “You gots ta learn to live with Regrets”.

        • Rod Strickland

          I beg your forgiveness Sir.

      • Mgcineni Nkomo

        You’re late mate, your Dad needed the Advice about going off Topic when he went for that girl, who always over-dossed on makeup and lipstick in that Makokoba Beer Hall. As we speak today, you’re calling her mum. Yes you heard right, that’s her. Check out her photos, don’t be phased by the Red High Heeled Stilettos and Afro Hair. Look carefully, that’ her.

    • Galveston

      It’s little Roddy my friend. Don’t allow him to phase you. Please permit me to give you an insight of this “thing?” He is middle-aged and lives with his mom. He is totally dependent on her for everything. He finds himself in this situation due to a very disastrous fling with restricted substances sometime in the past when he attempted to leave home for greener pastures. He was unceremoniously returned because he got caught pursuing his criminal activities. I know him because a while ago, he inadvertently used his real name when posting a comment and I latch on. This “thing” is an unrepentant reprobate who gets his kicks through self performed sexual acts besides doing things that will annoy others. He is absolutely repulsive and should be treated as such!

      • Doctor Do little

        Thanks for the insight. I thought as much. It would seem this man is past redemption.

        • Joachim Nyathi Mabaleka

          Yeah that’s what you think huh, If realizing that you’re always frustrated from an empty and dead marriage that’s making you irritable and cocky is being past redemption. Then I will wear that Robe of being past redemption with Honour.

        • Simon

          Now its wearing robes.

          • Doctor Do little

            I don’t even see that because as soon as I know its the clown I press the minus symbol on the right and collapse his post. I have no desire to read vomit.

          • Simon

            How do you know when its him?

          • Mgcineni Nkomo

            Go collapse together your mom’s legs, beg her not to frequent Beer Halls there’s HIV these days, why she wanna kill innocent people.

          • Galveston

            Problem with collapsing a post allows it to return a short while afterwards. Rather delete it or block the user. In this case, Roddy is resisting those applications, which means you will have to report him to the moderator.

          • Rod Strickland

            I beg for your forgiveness Sir

      • Mgcineni Nkomo

        Your psychological and moral makeup is twisted. You need help, all of you. Including the people who in their right state of mind saw you off to Galveston to spend hard earned money and be wasting precious time studying liquid waste. Now this left your brain tangled in Fantasies and Hallucinations. It’s not your problem that you exhibit some symptoms of chronic brain disorders, delusions, hallucinations, trouble with thinking and concentration, and lack of motivation. In short you’re Schizophrenic. Do something about your sorry life. Flush those certificates in Zoology and Oceanography, those are ceremonial qualifications they don’t bring no dough nor do they put any dimes in your empty pockets. You went to Galveston as a Tourist, that’s the only benefit you got, of seeing places as that decision never materialized into meaningful Financial gains.

        • Galveston

          Roddy dear ….. in describing me according to your own perception, you gave a mirror image of yourself. As for Galveston? Well I’ve gained more than you can imagine financially and academically and I can safely inform you that zoology or oceanography did not feature in my programme. I did however discover that there are some excellent shrinks in Galveston who’d be able to fix your emotional stability glitch. Problem is the cost will be too much for mom to cope with.

          • Mgcineni Nkomo

            Yeah you’re right the cost will be too much for her coz unlike your Queen. She doesn’t believe in selling herself off. She doesn’t believe a woman should prowl the Beer Gardens selling off her genitals for a few Bond Coins. Thank yours for her sacrifice. Imagine what she had to go through for you to go and Tour Galveston. Thank her dearly and please buy her any medication she might require, in case she contracted Herpes as they say Herpes is incurable. So the next time her Herpes which is currently dormant, shows up help her with medication to ease the symptoms.

          • Galveston

            My mom passed on many years ago and had no part in paying for Galveston. I actually suspect that when you attempted to portray my departed mother, you were giving a very accurate description of the poor woman who birthed you and now has to put up with your despicable anti social ways. My opinion is that she’d have done the world a favour had she deprived you of oxygen at the time of your birth!

          • Rod Strickland

            I’m sorry about the news of your mom man. I’m really sorry about that. Wasn’t meant to come out that way. Thought I was catching you with a wild Uppercut directed at your abdomen, never realised I then hit below the belt. I today I have bared my soul to you, I’m really sorry. I loathe these fights of ours but I guess my Ego keeps me going.

            I’m really sorry man. I sincerely ask that we stop these unnecessary brawls man. The Bible clearly states in Romans 12:18 that, Do all that you can to live in peace with everyone. … If possible, so far as it depends on you, live in peace with all people.

            I say peace to you my Brother, let’s live in peace like how the Bible dictates. It hurts me more than you guys, when I’m forced to defend myself in these dirty fights we always find ourselves in. I have always regretted having to tell off another fellow being. If you thought I enjoy this, I actually remain grieving for having insulted another person.

            Ephesians 4:30-31 says, And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling.

            I also hope your other guys do get my sincere plea for us not not always brawl. I have always cried out to you guys to stop all these fights but you don’t seem to want to. I’ve always said “I know longer have the Stomach for this”, only to be ignored.
            I don’t care whether you guys will shower me with insults after this, but I will just pretend to be the coward if it makes you happy and brings peace to all of us. I no longer want to partake in these fights, please I hope all the other guys are listening.

            Rod Strckland, Joachim Nyathi Mabaleka,Vusa,Jeff Maluleke,Mgcineni Nkomo,Confused,Laurent Nkunda,Advocate Anderson Dube,Nick Phiri,Sandra Malinga,Manama Born,Nina Roosen,Precious Dlomo,Nothabo Ndlela

          • Galveston

            I’ll stick to Roddy this time. ….. What can I say after reading your confession and plea, particularly considering that you’ve quoted the Holy Bible in support for that which you write in your current comment. Let’s put this behind us. Initially I wanted to express distrust of you. However, It is wrong to go against Almighty God’s Word. Peace!!

          • Rod Strickland

            Thank you so much my brother for your understanding, I’m relieved. I guess I was now trapped in these Alter Egos, started off as innocent fun but realised was now trapped in it. I always felt guilty and remorseful afterwards, after every fight. By forgiving me you have removed a heavy load off my shoulders. I can now stay off this forum for good with a clean conscience. I hope the other guys do bare with me and find it in themselves to forgive and forget. May God Bless your forgiving heart.

          • Galveston

            it’s OK Roddy. Once again ….. Peace

  • Willy

    From Cde to Mr. Kkkkkkk it’s interesting how the same eye now sees things differently hahaha politics is dirty game I tell you

    • Cetshwayo

      Ha ha ha so true

  • Ntombi Tshabangu

    He is coming to enjoy residence at that 50-bedroomed home .What he says is in stark contrast with what he and that mistress did to the country

    • Garfield Wellington

      He enlisted the help of interior designer extraordinaire Kelly Wearstler to decorate his Mansion and each room is immaculately furnished in an edgy and cool yet insanely comfortable way. The house is charmingly timeless, with just the right hint of quirky eye-catching accents. The look is elegantly tailored and masculine, and perfectly adapted to a growing family. The home is an architect’s dream, featuring a gorgeous curved banister, a dramatic floating tub, and an expansive kitchen swathed in marble. The home is not only architecturally pleasant to look at but was also lovingly styled by design firm ASH with truly covetable and one-of-a-kind art and furniture. The décor is effortless and eclectic, with a mix of vintage furniture and notable antiques and has a calming vibe that’s layered with saturated hues. The house has sprawling unique architectural features, from a hall of mirrors to French poems elegantly embossed on the ballroom’s ceiling. It has a private garden (complete with a fountain loosely inspired by the Medici in Rome). The historic property was upgraded to include modern conveniences, from a rooftop exercise pool to a built-in garage and, of course, a working elevator.

  • Major Musango

    I wonder how he joined NPF as it was formed when he was in ‘self imposed exile’.

  • Nkunzemnyama

    They will all come back one by one,,,,,when they phone ED, they simple tell him ” all of us were criminals around Bob”. Life goes on.

  • Wellington

    Looks like he made a deal to get pardon from ED on condition he stays out of politics and not criticise the current govt

  • Galveston

    The man has the nerve to make arrogant pronouncements about returning to tending his businesses and concentrate on farming; yet he’s wanted on allegations of having committed serious crimes when he was a public official in the administration of disgraced tyrant RG Mugabe!! He needs to face the music the way Chomba did when he was arrested and subjected to humiliating public exposure in chains while boarding the back of a prisons gumaguma. A few well aimed smacks at his fat face would also help to bring reality swiftly to his realisation!!

  • God of War

    This guy sold out. But he better watch his back cz as Mugabe said; ED does not forgive.

  • Mboni

    Of course; its no more politics for you until you are given a Cushy Party and Ministerial post. Siyanazi nina bantu. Its always about me me me me mina mina. EDiots!

  • Rod Strickland

    In my writing I always made use of the following Alter Egos, Rod Strckland, Joachim Nyathi Mabaleka,Vusa,Jeff Maluleke,Mgcineni Nkomo,Confused,Laurent Nkunda,Advocate Anderson Dube,Nick Phiri,Sandra Malinga,Manama Born,Nina Roosen,Precious Dlomo,Nothabo Ndlela.

    The Bible clearly states in Romans 12:18 that, Do all that you can to live in peace with everyone. … If possible, so far as it depends on you, live in peace with all people.

    Ephesians 4:30-31 says, And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling.

    I also hope the rest of the other guys do get my sincere plea for us not not always brawl. I’ve always said “I no longer have the Stomach for this”,

    I’ll put it one more time in Rod Strickland Street Lingo that you’ve all come to know.

    Yo ah don’ care whether you pi mpz will shower me wif insults afta dis here, but ah will just pretend ta be da coward if it makes you happy an’ brings peace ta all o’ us. ah nah longer wants ta partake in deez fights, please ah hope all da other pi mpz is listening.
    Peace ta all Brothers out dere

  • Ihe

    Lol he was missing his 50 bedroomed house wonder how that came about building such a home?

  • Mufaro Sibanda

    The man must be investigated for corruption. Flying back is no clearance. Give his day in court and keep accounts frozen. The day for reckoning is nigh.

  • qondani

    Crippled the country and looted zim to its knees early retirement while we continue suffering