Outspoken MDC Deputy Treasurer, Charlton Hwende is leading the nominations for the Secretary-General post ahead of the party’s congress in May. Hwende currently has 8 nominations out of the 11 nominations that have been held so far.
Other contestants for the post – current SG Douglas Mwonzora, Ncube, and Daniel Molokele – all have one nomination each.
Hwende had initially indicated he was not interested in contesting the SG post. He, however, tweeted yesterday to confirm the nominations and said he was looking forward to the increased amount of work the position comes with.
Kana tamu office nguva ye Twitter panenge pasisina basa rakawanda (Once I’m in office there will be no time for Twitter. There is a lot of work to do.
Hwende secured nominations from the provinces of Harare, Masvingo, Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Midlands, Mashonaland West and North America.
Charlton Hwende is a Zimbabwean politician, Member of Parliament for Kuwadzana East and MDC Alliance Deputy Treasurer-General. In early March 2019, Hwende was arrested and charged with treason for his supposed role in the January 2019 violent protests. He was granted bail on 8 March... Read More About Charlton Hwende
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