Thabitha Khumalo Likely To Go The Khuphe Way

Ambitious and power wanting MDC-T Deputy Information Secretary who has been eying the third party Vice President position is likely not to get the position after all. Khumalo has been positioning herself to land the position likely to fall vacant when incumbent Thokozani Khuphe who was equally eyeing the party presidency position leaves the party anytime soon. Khuphe positioned herself for a long time as the heir to the late founding President Morgan Tsvangirai only to be out manoeuvred by Nelson Chamisa right at the end of the succession race.…

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Chamisa is the illustrious founding members of MDC – Mashakada

MDC-T deputy secretary Tapiwa Mashakada has said party President Nelson Chamisa is the illustrious founding member of the party who worked hard for the party at the time when he was a student. “Nelson Chamisa is one of the surviving founder members of MDC. He launched his illustrous political career as a Zimbabwe National Student Union leader in the 1990s. In 1998 he attended the National Working Peoples’s Convention held at the Women’s Bureau in Hillside Harare. The Convention layed the foundations for the formation of a “broad based movement…

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Chamisa an immature cry baby: Analyst

People have expressed their disappointment in MDC T leader, Nelson Chamisa, saying that he is still politically immature and a cry baby. This follows a statement that he made on electoral reforms before the SADC Electoral Advisory Council displaying a complete lack of leadership qualities. “The irony of it though is you are sceptical to meet with President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is advocating for a meeting with all political parties to discuss the forthcoming elections yet you make noise about electoral reforms, a subject that can be freely discussed on…

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Chamisa’s campaign message betrays political immaturity

The MDC Alliance is in the campaign mode and it has been gathering people for rallies. The alliance presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa’s message has exposed him for who he is – a political novice. He was in Chinhoyi the other week where he promised the electorate bullet trains. This betrayed the fact that despite being a young candidate who is expected to know the world better and use this knowledge to come up with a message that resonates with the concerns and anxieties of the largely rural Mashonaland West Province,…

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Eddie Cross quits politics, backs Chamisa

MDC-T Member of Parliament for Bulawayo South, Eddie Cross, said he was quitting active politics to make way for the young blood. Cross, who is the MDC-T’s National Executive Member and Policy Coordinator General, said he believed in politics of succession hence he was stepping down. “I am not going to contest in this year’s elections and I am handing over my constituency which I had been the MP for 10 years to a young and vibrant candidate who is going to be chosen by the party,” Cross told a…

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Command Elections – Former soldier who helped rig 2008 election takes over as acting chief elections officer

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has appointed former Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) Major Utoile Silaigwana as the acting chief elections officer taking over from Mrs Constance Chigwamba. Chigwamba has since returned to the Public Service Commission. The appointment of Mr Silaigwana is effective from the beginning of this month. Silaigwana was a major with the Army Education Corps and a serving soldier when he was first appointed to Zec. In a statement yesterday, ZEC chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba confirmed the appointment. “The ZEC is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Utoile Silaigwana as the…

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Nelson Chamisa’s message to diaspora

MDC Alliance Presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has engaged with the Zimbabwean community in the diaspora inviting them to actively participate in the  democratization project and the reconstruction of Zimbabwe post the ZANUPF Rule. “Our Zimbabwean brothers and sisters in the diaspora are invited to participate actively in the democracy project. The bigger idea will be about democracy,civilian politics and people deciding the fate of their destiny,” Adv. Nelson Chamisa said. “Since they have the networks and connections, and understand that their  network is their  net-worth, their  network is their collection they…

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Chamisa agrees with Mugabe on Junta rule

MDC-T President Nelson Chamisa has blasted the military intervention that led to former President Robert Mugabe’s ouster saying the ballot must guide the bullet and not the bullet guide the ballot. In a conversation with South African  based mining magnate Mutumwa Mawere on Monday morning, Nelson Chamisa said, “We don’t want the bullet to determine the ballot but we want the ballot to always guide and determine the bullet. Our politics must move from military to civilian politics.” Nelson Chamisa’s statements comes barely a month after Mugabe called President Mnangagwa’s…

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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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