Khupe Defends Imposition Of Linda Masarira As Spokesperson

Thokozani Khupe has defended the imposition of Linda Masarira into the spokesperson position arguing that the activist is an active member of her party despite pledging on Twitter that she will vote for Nelson Chamisa.

Khupe’s aide, Witness Dube, said the attacks were being done by men who are afraid of women engaging in politics. Said Dube:

Firstly, that our members and voters would do well to note that Masarira joined MDC in 2000 and became active in the Bulawayo South district. She has also been previously active in Hwange and Harare before lying dormant from party politics after she grew increasingly dissatisfied with what she viewed as a deviation of the party from its founding values. Secondly, Khupe is not surprised by the avalanche of comments, most of them from people who are afraid of women who chose to congregate around principle, constitutionalism, and to engage in politics that puts the people of Zimbabwe first. 

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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

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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

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Khupe Defends Imposition Of Linda Masarira As Spokesperson