Despite mysterious weekend claims by discredited and disgruntled Movement for Democratic Change secretary-general Tendai Biti that Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe “won” the July 31, 2013 election because he had a good manifesto, Western governments insist the election was rigged.
On Monday, Biti backpedalled through a Facebook post, asserting once again that the election was “stolen”.
MDC-T insiders said Biti was now desperate to impress party president Morgan Tsvangirai, who insists the election was rigged, in an attempt to get back into the fold after his associate Elton Mangoma was booted out last week for rebellion.
Sources in the opposition movement claim Biti was given $10 million by Zanu PF to turn traitor. Efforts to contact Biti for comment on this are ongoing.
However, Biti has riled party members after agreeing to represent Gideon Gono, the corrupt former central bank governor accused of destroying the economy by giving money to Mugabe’s…
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