Trouble in CCC, G40 paradise
It appears the marriage of convenience between opposition CCC and members of the G40 cabal is hanging by a thread.
This comes as Professor Jonathan Moyo, the G40 kingpin has been aggressively criticizing the Nelson Chamisa outfit online.
Key among the concerns raised by Professor Moyo is on how CCC`s lack of structure affects accountability.
In a series of tweets, Moyo has been criticizing the disorder in the party dominated by lawyers, some of whom have never won as much as a divorce case.
“It is a confirmed fact that #CCC says it is a brand new party with no founding process (e.g congress); with no constitution, no structures and no elected leadership. This fact means #CCC is operating illegally like a secret society. It is not a dirty tactic to point this fact out,” Professor Moyo said.
However, like most who have dared raise inefficiencies in Chamisa`s party, he has been at the receiving end of expletives, known to be the DNA of Chamisa`s supporters.
Beyond the internet abuse, Chamisa appeared to be throwing jibes towards Professor Moyo during the late Alex Magaisa`s memorial in Harare recently.
History of the unholy alliance
After being ousted from the ruling ZANU PF in 2017, Professor Jonathan Moyo was desperate to spite the party.
He looked round and found home in the arms of Nelson Chamisa, who had skipped over Morgan Tsvangirai`s coffin, as well as the MDC constitution to become leader of what was known at the MDC Alliance.
The two became bosom buddies, with Chamisa being fed the lie that Professor Moyo was the ‘brains behind ZANU PF.’
He was to get a rude awakening in the 2018 election, as ZANU PF prevailed with ease, garnering two-thirds majority in the process.
Trying to salvage his standing as a credible consultant, Professor Moyo wrote a rushed book titled Excelgate whose contents were mainly premised on hearsay and bar talk.
It was a futile attempt to explain how the opposition had lost the 2018 election.
The text suffered stillbirth, circulated only among Moyo`s sympathisers, who include Chamisa, lawyer Thabani Mpofu and Sylvester Hashiti who have a widely publicised image taking pictures with the book.
All was well until Professor Moyo decided to poke holes into the CCC playbook, possibly out of bitterness that he was not included in the party`s founding structure.
It has been a war of words among what used to be close allies but now have become sworn enemies.
Journalists aligned to Professor Moyo have started lining up ad-hominem attacks on figures standing in Chamisa`s shadow.
Where this will end, no one knows.
But it appears there is trouble in the ill-fated marriage between CCC and G40 members.