Losing candidates in the Nelson Chamisa led MDC-T’s parliamentary and local government elections in Marondera district are reported to have threatened to contest under Thokozani Khupe’s faction. The candidates are have been collecting nomination papers ahead of the Nomination Court’s sitting tomorrow.
Commenting on the matter, MDC-T Marondera district chairperson Chengetai Murowa said,
I do not have the names of such losing candidates yet. I only know that our candidates are going to be given a nod to collect those forms by the leadership.
Some candidates have complained that the party imposed candidates in some constituents.
Nelson Chamisa is a Zimbabwean politician who is currently the President of a faction of the MDC-T and leader of the MDC Alliance. In August 2018 Chamisa lost the presidential election to Emmerson Mnangagwa after getting 44.3% of the vote, against Mnangagwa's 50.8%. Chamisa was... Read More About Nelson Chamisa
Thokozani Khupe is a Zimbabwean politician, cancer activist and the former Vice President of the Movement for Democratic Change. She challenged President Nelson Chamisa for the bid to succeed the late MDC-T founder Morgan Tsvangirai. Khupe reportedly said she will run for President in the... Read More About Thokozani Khupe