MDC-T youth ratchet Parly, council seats pressure

MDC-T youths are ratcheting up pressure to dominate parliamentary and local government seats ahead of this year’s elections amid revelations that they are determined to fight under-representation and complement their youthful presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa. Last year the party conceded to the youth’s demand to have at least 20% of the seats reserved for them in each province and pursuant to that, they have since furnished the MDC-T leaders with their desired seats and constituencies. Youth assembly leader Happymore Chidziva confirmed to NewsDay yesterday that they were focusing on getting…

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Gutu quits ‘violent’ MDC-T

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter MDC-T spokesperson Mr Obert Gutu has quit the party which has been rocked by violence and heated leadership disputes following the death of its leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai. Mr Gutu’s decision comes after the party’s deputy president Dr Thokozani Khupe, secretary-general Mr Douglas Mwonzora and organising secretary Mr Abednigo Bhebhe were beaten up during the burial of Mr Tsvangirai in Buhera on Tuesday by acting president Mr Nelson Chamisa’s backers. Dr Khupe, Mr Chamisa and fellow party deputy president Engineer Elias Mudzuri were involved in bitter…

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MDC-T splits as Obert Gutu quits MDC-Chamisa

MDC-T national spokesperson Obert Gutu has condemned the violence that took place at the burial of MDC-T founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai in Buhera on Tuesday. MDC-T vice-president Thokozani Khupe, secretary general Douglas Mwonzora and other party officials were verbally harassed and assaulted and had to be protected by the police at one point. Gutu declared that he is not going to continue to be associated with such a party and hinted at running as an independent, after insisting that he was going to run for the contentious Harare East parliamentary…

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