Nelson Chamisa knocks at Khuphe’s Bulawayo house

MDC-T deputy president, Thokozani Khupe has reportedly agreed to meet her arch rival and party leader, Nelson Chamisa, to iron out their differences “for the betterment of the party” following an acrimonious fallout that threatened yet another split. This comes a day after Chamisa, who is also MDC Alliance presidential candidate, told supporters at a campaign rally in Dete on Saturday that he was planning to knock on Khupe’s door in Bulawayo yesterday so that they could find each other ahead of this year’s general elections. Khupe’s personal assistant, Witness…

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Youthful, brilliant Chamisa gives war veterans sleepless nights

NEW MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa cannot talk about democracy and constitutionalism after “illegally” grabbing power in the opposition party, war veterans’ leader Victor Matemadanda has said. Addressing liberation war fighters in Mutare last week, Matemadanda, who is also a member of the ruling Zanu-PF party’s politburo, said the MDC-T had been hijacked by power hungry young turks who lacked the vision of founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Tsvangirai recently succumbed to a long battle against colon a cancer. He was promptly replaced as party leader by Chamisa in a controversial process…

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Mudzuri Joins Team Chamisa

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MDC-T interim president Nelson Chamisa’s political star received a major boost yesterday after the party’s district executives endorsed him as the opposition party’s presidential candidate, following the death of party founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, last week. The decision came amid reports that MDC-T vice-president Elias Mudzuri had thrown his weight behind Chamisa, leaving Thokozani Khupe who was also jostling for the post, in the wilderness. Khupe insists that she is the bona fide candidate to succeed Tsvangirai, although Chamisa now has an upper hand following another endorsement by the party’s national…

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Khupe rejects Chamisa

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Dr Khupe Zvamaida Murwira Senior ReporterMDC-T co-vice president Advocate Nelson Chamisa’s efforts to reach out to his rival and co-vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe failed yesterday after she and national chairperson Mr Lovemore Moyo snubbed two party meetings that he had called. Adv Chamisa yesterday convened a Standing Committee meeting and another for district chairpersons to rein in the two leaders and convince them to join him. Addressing journalists in the capital, Adv Chamisa said he was keen to engage Dr Khupe so that they can find common ground. “We…

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MDC-T leadership fight: Chamisa digs in… says “opinions of comrades are not resolutions”

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MDC-T leadership fight: Chamisa digs in… says “opinions of comrades are not resolutions” – Nehanda Radio Home Politics MDC-T leadership fight: Chamisa digs in… says “opinions of comrades are not resolutions” error: Content is protected !! Source: Nehanda Radio

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I’m the MDC-T acting president: Khupe

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By Takunda Maodza MDC-T co-vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe yesterday insisted she was the party’s acting president as per the constitution and that anyone claiming the position was violating the rule book. MDC-T Vice President Thokozani Khupe being interviewed from a vehicle There is an ugly fight in MDC-T over who succeeds Mr Morgan Tsvangirai who succumbed to cancer of the colon in a South African hospital last week and was buried on Tuesday at his rural home in Buhera. The internal fights have seen MDC-T spokesperson Mr Obert Gutu…

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‘Cyclone Chamisa now unstoppable’

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MDC acting president Nelson Chamisa is beating his internal party rivals with the help of his charm and vitality and could harness those gifts to help him successfully run for president, observers and analysts said yesterday. Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri This comes as the MDC’s top officials are at war over control of the party, with the national council last week electing Chamisa, 40, as acting president, an enthronement that has angered his opposite numbers, vice presidents Elias Mudzuri and Thokozani Khupe, who are…

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US to withdraw MDC-T funding over terror attacks on Khupe?

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The United States embassy in Zimbabwe’s capital has condemned the violence which broke out at the burial of former Prime Minister and MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, who succumbed to colon cancer. There are unconfirmed reports that the US has notified MDC-T leadership that it will withdraw any financial assistance until the party put its house in order. One of the three MDC-T deputy presidents, Thokozani Khupe, was physically attacked on Tuesday afternoon. The other two deputies Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri were spared the ignominy. Suspicions were that the attacks,…

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