In an interview with 263Chat, secretary general of the Nelson Chamisa led MDC-T Douglas Mwonzora denied claims that his party is divided on the way forward post elections.
Mwonzora said his stance against former President Robert Mugabe should not be misinterpreted as a symptom of fissures as he has always opposed the former Zanu-PF leader since the late 80s. His comments come after the State owned Herald ran a story stating MDC-T is divided over Mugabe. Said Mwonzora:
That’s not true, that’s not true, and there are no cracks at all. I’m not interested in Mr Mugabe and that has been known for the past 25 years or so. I started opposing Zanu PF and Mugabe in 1988.
Speaking on Twitter, Mwonzora also said the story by The Herald is an effort to sow seeds of division. Said Mwonzora:
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Douglas Mwonzora is a lawyer, politician and senator representing Movement for Democratic Change in parliament. Mwonzora is currently Secretary General of the MDC Alliance. He was the COPAC Co-Chairperson representing the opposition parties in the drafting of the new constitution in 2013, the other chairperson... Read More About Douglas Mwonzora
Robert Mugabe was a politician and the former President of Zimbabwe. He was the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe from 1987 to November 2017. Prior to this, he was the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe since the attainment of independence in 1980. Mugabe resigned from... Read More About Robert Mugabe
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