DETHRONED Ntabazinduna chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni on Thursday last week led a group of demonstrators to the Zimbabwean embassy in the United Kingdom (UK) calling for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to be barred from participating at the Climate Change Conference (COP26).
COP26 will be held next month on November 23 and 24 in Glasgow, Scotland, and Mnangagwa has been invited to attend.
But last Thursday, Ndiweni led a group of demonstrators at the Zimbabwean embassy in the UK, who later handed over a petition to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Ndiweni told the protesters that climate change issues in Zimbabwe could only be dealt with effectively by a government that respects the rule of law.
“Climate change requires a government that has rule of law, a government underpinned by democracy. In Zimbabwe, we do not have that. Therefore, it is exceedingly unlikely that the government of Zimbabwe can effect and facilitate what is required by the climate change conference,” Ndiweni said.