Mwonzora Demands That Women Should Be In MDC Presidium

MDC secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora says that it is without question that the party’s praesidium should have a woman.

Writing on microblogging site, Twitter, Mwonzora said:

That there should at be at least one woman in the MDC praesidium should admit of no debate. It is the right and progressive thing to do as we move towards establishing Zimbabwe as a democratic, non-racist, non-tribalistic and non-sexist society.

Currently, the MDC praesidium has four members, all are male. The four are Nelson Chamisa as the president, and his three deputies namely Elias Mudzuri, Morgen Komichi and Welshman Ncube.

Mwonzora is said to be harbouring presidential ambitions and his remarks may be interpreted as a way of gaining traction with the party’s Women’s Assembly.

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Douglas Mwonzora

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

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