MDC-T spokesperson Obert Gutu has dismissed speculation that his party is heading for a split after a fallout between vice-president Thokozani Khupe and party president Morgan Tsvangirai over the issue of the coalition MDC Alliance. Said Gutu:
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The MDC is not heading for a split. We are very mature and responsible politicians who are capable of amicably resolving whatever differences that we might have among ourselves.
Let me make it abundantly clear that the MDC Alliance is the new game in town it is irreversible,” he said, adding that the party’s leadership was currently in consultations to resolve the impasse.
As party leaders, we are meeting and discussing our different opinions and believe you me, at the end of the day, we are all going to agree on the need for a formidable coalition to face Zanu PF in next year’s elections. These are just teething challenges. You shouldn’t read too much into this episode. It’s just a passing phase. Trust me.
Obert Chaurura Gutu is a Zimbabwean lawyer, politician and a former member of MDC-T where he was the party's vice president. He was vice to party president Thokozani Khupe. Gutu resigned from the party on 18 January 2020 for what he said were "personal and... Read More About Obert Gutu
Thokozani Khupe is a Zimbabwean politician, cancer activist and acting President of the Movement for Democratic Change- Tsvangirai. She challenged MDC Alliance President Nelson Chamisa for the bid to succeed the late MDC-T founder Morgan Tsvangirai. Khupe contested for Presidency in the 2018 national elections... Read More About Thokozani Khupe
Morgan Tsvangirai was a Zimbabwean politician and leader of the Movement for Democratic Change party and Trade Unionist. He was Prime Minister of Zimbabwe during the Government of National Unity era from 2008 and 2013. Tsvangirai died on 14 February 2018 at a hospital in... Read More About Morgan Tsvangirai