"Sekai Holland and Zimbabwe Exiles Paranoid" - Morgan Tsvangirai
Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai leaves No. 10 Downing Street after a meeting with embattled British PM Gordon Brown. Tsvangirai had earlier dismissed Sekai Holland and the Diaspora as "paranoid" and "obsessed".
Looks very pleased with himself, doesn't he?Not only has Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai of Zimbabwe called his own minister of National Healing, Sekai Holland, as well as Zimbabweans in the diaspora "paranoid", but he has also stated that "if you wanted a Mugabe ouster, you should have staged a revolution."
Tsvangirai made the comments during an interview on Monday with BBC Radio Four.
Mike Thompson, the interviewer, tried to bring up the subject of the continued harassment of MDC-T officials, MPs, Civil rights activists and journalists by referring to an interview he had in Zimbabwe two weeks ago with Sekai Holland.
He resisted naming the Minister, but that did not stop Tsvangirai.
"I know who we are talking. We are talking of Sekai Holland is it?" Tsvangirai said.
The interviewer confirmed this.
Tsvangirai then says, " I, I'm afraid that the paranoial fear is an environment that used to exist in the country before the inclusive government and once the inclusive Government was there the situation has improved for the better."
Obviously, Thompson was not buying this.
So came the question on the exiled Zimbabweans in the Diaspora: