First Mugabe, now this: Zim’s treason accused expects the unexpected

12 July 2019 - 08:00 By LENIN NDEBELE
Robert Mugabe
Robert Mugabe
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What started off as casual political banter to get loud cheers at a rally could result in a 20-year jail stint for Zimbabwean opposition politician Job Sikhala. But he seems unfazed about it.  

The treason charge that could send him to prison for two decades emanates from utterances attributed to him at an MDC Alliance rally in Bikita at the weekend.