Linda Masarira dumps Biti, to contest as independent in 2018

Political and women rights activist Linda Masarira has announced that she will contest for the Harare Central parliamentary seat which is currently being occupied by MDC-T’s Zwizwai Murisi as an independent candidate in next year’s elections.

In June this year, Masarira announce via her Twitter account that she would contest for the seat as a member of Tendai Biti’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP). However because of the MDC Alliance she would not be able to contest for the seat due to seat allocation.


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Linda Masarira is a Zimbabwean politician and current president of a party she founded in April 2019, the Labour, Economists and African Democrats party (LEAD). Masarira is the former spokesperson for the MDC-T faction led by Thokozani Khupe a party from which she was fired... Read More About Linda Masarira

The MDC Alliance is a coalition of seven opposition parties that was launched on the 5th of August, 2017 at the Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield, with the aim to challenge Zanu-PF in 2018 harmonised elections. The party's presidential candidate for the 2018 elections is Nelson... Read More About MDC Alliance

Tendai Laxton Biti is a politician and currently one of the 3 Vice Presidents of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). He was elected the vice presidency in May 2019 at the MDC Congress. Biti is also one of Zimbabwe's most prominent lawyers. Biti is... Read More About Tendai Biti

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