Khupe faces moment of truth

Khupe faces moment of truth
Published: 21 April 2018 (248 Views)
THE breakaway MDC-T led by Dr Thokozani Khupe today faces a moment of truth as it holds its congress to elect its substantive leaders after splitting from the group under Advocate Nelson Chamisa.

The MDC-T officially split last month and Dr Khupe, national organising secretary Mr Abednego Bhebhe and national spokesperson Obert Gutu were fired from the party.

Dr Khupe was locked in a succession battle with Advocate Chamisa to replace the party's founding president  Mr Morgan Tsvangirai who died in February.

The party's national council endorsed Advocate Chamisa as Mr Tsvangirai's successor but Dr Khupe refused to recognise him, arguing that she was the only elected MDC-T deputy president who was supposed to take over from Mr Tsvangirai.

Dr Khupe's camp's has accused Advocate Chamisa and his supporters of violating the party's constitution and engaging in violence.

The two camps are fighting over the party name and symbols and their case is pending in the courts.

Dr Khupe's spokesperson Mr Witness Dube yesterday said all was set for the party's special congress to be held at White City Stadium in Bulawayo today.

"We're finalising preparations for the congress and we're well on course. We're confident in everything that we're doing.

"We're not worried about numbers because we started on a good note in terms of membership. We're actually oversubscribed and we can't even afford to transport all our members to the congress. We don't need to compete for members," said Mr Dube.

He said the camp was in the process of accrediting its members who will attend the congress, with adequate security having been put in place.

- Chronicle

 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Tomorrow is D-day for Zimbabwe

by Luke Tamborinyoka | 21 August 2018 | 113 Views

Mnangagwa begs court to declare him winner

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 210 Views

Chamisa issues out a warning, 'it's me, myself and I only'

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 176 Views

Book unpacks racial, tribal discrimination

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 66 Views

ZCTU offices shooting condemned

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 81 Views

Factionalism rears ugly head in Zanu-PF

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 96 Views

Bosso players letting Ariel down

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 45 Views

Bukkie wrapped in 'snacks' smugglers appear in SA courts

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 65 Views

Govts urged to install female chiefs

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 42 Views

'Reduce presidential aspirants age limit to 30'

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 64 Views

10 eye Mutare mayoral post

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 34 Views

MDC Alliance candidate appears in court

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 50 Views

Zimbabwe: In pursuit of a never-coming democracy

by Learnmore Zuze | 21 August 2018 | 51 Views

Jumbos harass villagers

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 43 Views

Youth participation in elections hailed

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 36 Views

Simbisa to expand Nando's footprint countrywide

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 37 Views

Mnangagwa must resign or face humiliation

by Kennedy Kaitano | 21 August 2018 | 81 Views

Chamisa too hot to handle

by Pardon Maguta | 21 August 2018 | 64 Views

Political grandstanding will not sanitise Mnangagwa legitimacy

by Editorial - newsday | 21 August 2018 | 49 Views

Chamisa's foreign lawyers cornered

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 77 Views

Mnangagwa scoffs at Chamisa's sugar expert report

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 61 Views

Chamisa gnaws at Mnangagwa results

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 52 Views

Mine collapse kills on injures three

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 43 Views

It never rains but pours for Undenge

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 40 Views

Chamisa anxious

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 81 Views

Zanu-PF youths reposses cars from former party MPs

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 44 Views

MDC Alliance neglects jailed cop killers

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 27 Views

Chamisa's message to SADC 'negotiate peaceful Mnangagwa exit'

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 47 Views

ZBC demands $13,000 for Con-Court poll challenge live feed

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 23 Views

Zimbabwe state security agents assault human rights lawyer

by Stephen Jakes | 21 August 2018 | 27 Views

Cross is a pathological lair - Ruhanya

by Stephen Jakes | 21 August 2018 | 23 Views

PicknPay protesters to appear in court

by Stephen Jakes | 21 August 2018 | 22 Views

ConCourt has a task to determine ZEC errors

by Stephen Jakes | 21 August 2018 | 32 Views

'Mnangagwa not appointed chair of SADC Troika'

by Stephen Jakes | 21 August 2018 | 24 Views

Chamisa to humiliate Mnangagwa at Con-Court

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 29 Views

Chamisa's expart lawyers refused to submit their CVs

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 28 Views

Bulawayo congratulates Mnangagwa

by Staff reporter | 21 August 2018 | 20 Views

Reflections on a captured Zimbabwean state

by Tazvi Gamz | 21 August 2018 | 43 Views