Charamba’s Role In “2013 Poll Group” Exposed
11 January 2019
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By Own Correspondent| Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, George Charamba has been accused of meddling in party politics against the dictates of his office as he is a civil servant.

Former cabinet minister Professor Jonathan Moyo exposed how Charamba in partnership with the now Vice Preaident Constantino Chiwenga, former CIO boss Happyton Bonyongwe and other senior Zanu PF members constituted what he termed the “2013 poll group” that steered the ruling party’s election campaign programme.

The group according to Moyo, made various strategies including forcing the country to go to elections on 31 July 2013 against an agreement that sought to push for electoral reforms before polls.

The group also plotted to deport top Harare human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa as well as blocking the United Nations from funding the 2013 elections.