Bid to stop Chamisa rally in Chiredzi flops

Bid to stop Chamisa rally in Chiredzi flops 1

By Garikai Mafirakureva | NewsDay | Hordes of MDC supporters ignored thousands of anti-Nelson Chamisa flyers strewn all over Chiredzi to attend a rally addressed by the youthful opposition leader on Sunday. Nelson Chamisa addressing party supporters in Chiredzi at a Thank You Rally The fliers which read: “Khupe in, Chamisa out. Rally cancelled” littered the streets of Tshovani township, Hippo Valley and Triangle on Saturday; a day before the rally purporting that the event had been cancelled following a High Court ruling which declared Chamisa an illegitimate leader and…

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MDC congress going ahead as planned

MDC congress going ahead as planned 2

By Obey Manayiti | NewsDay | Lawyers representing Nelson Chamisa’s MDC have reportedly urged the party to go ahead with its elective congress this week regardless of a recent High Court order which urged them to turn it into an extra-ordinary congress. MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa (centre) and Tendai Biti (Alliance principal) (centre) and Amos Chibaya (Organising Secretary) – right. The party held its national executive meeting on Monday ahead of their weekend congress, where various issues were raised, among them the way forward following the recent High Court…

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Thousands turn up for Nelson Chamisa ‘Thank You’ rally in Chiredzi – PICTURES

Thousands turn up for Nelson Chamisa ‘Thank You’ rally in Chiredzi – PICTURES 3

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Khupe has no power over our headquarters or our assets: Jacob Mafume

Khupe has no power over our headquarters or our assets: Jacob Mafume 5

By Staff Reporter MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume has dismissed claims by the MDC-T led by Thokozani Khupe that a recent court ruling against Nelson Chamisa’s leadership had given control of the party headquarters and other assets including political party funding to Khupe. Jacob Mafume An excited MDC-T vice president Obert Gutu told the privately owned Daily News that they had engaged their legal team led by Professor Lovemore Madhuku to block the Chamisa-led party from receiving money from government in terms of the Political Parties (Finance) Act. “Our legal team…

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Khupe has no power over our headquarters or assets: Jacob Mafume

Khupe has no power over our headquarters or assets: Jacob Mafume 6

By Staff Reporter MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume has dismissed claims by the MDC-T led by Thokozani Khupe that a recent court ruling against Nelson Chamisa’s leadership had given control of the party headquarters and other assets including political party funding to Khupe. Jacob Mafume An excited MDC-T vice president Obert Gutu told the privately owned Daily News that they had engaged their legal team led by Professor Lovemore Madhuku to block the Chamisa-led party from receiving money from government in terms of the Political Parties (Finance) Act. “Our legal team…

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Chamisa promises after-congress ‘fireworks’

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By Obey Manayiti | NewsDay | MDC president Nelson Chamisa has described next week’s elective congress as the defining moment for the party, saying it will usher in a radical shift in their way of doing business, moving away from personality-based politics to solution-based and strong institutional politics. Leader of Zimbabwe’s biggest opposition party, Nelson Chamisa is seen during an interview with the Associated Press in Harare, Thursday, March, 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) Despite a recent High Court ruling compelling the party to go for an extraordinary congress, the…

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Letters to the Editor: Chamisa stamping his authority

Letters to the Editor: Chamisa stamping his authority 8

By Kennedy Kaitano Just over a year at the helm of Zimbabwe’s largest opposition party, Nelson Chamisa seems to be stamping his authority, bringing home that Zimbabwe may be a real democracy after all. MDC president Nelson Chamisa His rise to leadership has obviously been criticized by some, even within his own party, but the youthful leader needs to be praised for the manner in which he has handled things. No one is perfect, Chamisa included, but one of the things he should be applauded for was his public statement,…

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Top lawyer to lead Chamisa appeal

Top lawyer to lead Chamisa appeal 9

By Blessed Mhlanga and Everson Mushava | NewsDay | MDC has turned to top lawyer Thabani Mpofu to lead its appeal against a High Court ruling which declared as illegitimate its leader Nelson Chamisa. Thabani Mpofu lawyer for the opposition talks to the press outside the Constitutional Court in Harare, Wednesday, Aug, 22, 2018. Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court set to hear the main opposition challenge to the results of last months historic presidential election.The Chief Justice said that the ruling would be announced on Friday at 2pm.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) Mpofu yesterday…

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Mnangagwa is not God: Chamisa

Mnangagwa is not God: Chamisa 10

By Brenna Matendere | NewsDay | President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s hopes of destabilising the opposition through underhand dealings and his hopes of turning around the worsening economy alone will fail because he is not God, MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has said. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa The youthful leader made the bold statements on Friday evening while officially opening the MDC Midlands caucus in Gweru. In apparent reference to the recent High Court ruling made by Justice Edith Mushore nullifying his leadership of the MDC, Chamisa accused Zanu…

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Khupe claims she is now MDC leader

Khupe claims she is now MDC leader 11

The opposition in Zimbabwe was plunged into more chaos when Thokozani Khupe convened a press conference today (Saturday) claiming she is now the legitimate leader of the MDC-T. MDC-T President Thokozani Khupe Bizarrely Khupe contested elections last year as leader of the MDC-T while her nemesis Nelson Chamisa contested as leader of the MDC Alliance and his party has since gone back to using the original MDC without the T. “The judgement has placed me back as the leader of MDC-T I therefore accept the huge responsibility that it places…

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