Former Zanu-PF Minister Competes For MDC Vice Presidency

A former Zanu-PF minister Tracy Mutinhiri is vying for one of the vice presidency positions of the MDC. The MDC is set to hold its congress in May. Mutinhiri is the ex-wife of Zanu-PF senior member Ambrose Mutinhiri and is herself a form Zanu-PF minister.

The Standard’s Big Interview spoke to her along with other aspirants of the MDC vice presidency:

With all that experience that I have gained over this period of time, I feel it is time to give back to the community, to assist my fellow women to raise their livelihoods and to raise the livelihoods of our children, most of them who are disadvantaged.

I was expelled from Zanu-PF where I held two ministerial positions, one deputy minister for Indigenisation and the other one was deputy minister for Social Services – a post that I carried during the government of national unity.

Both these posts gave me exposure on how government business is run and how we network with other governments and other institutions around the world.

Mutinhiri was expelled from Zanu-PF in August 2011 and joined MDC the following year in May. Other female aspirants for one the Vice Presidency positions are aurina Mpariwa, Lynette Karenyi Kore, and Lillian Timveos.

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Tracy MutinhiriAmbrose MutinhiriMDC

Tracy Mutinhiri is a Zimbabwean politician and senior member of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). She is a former member of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (Zanu-PPF) party from which she was expelled in August 2011 following allegations of going against party policies... Read More About Tracy Mutinhiri

Ambrose Mutinhiri is a Zimbabwean politician, a veteran of Zimbabwe's liberation war and the former Mashonaland East Minister of State for Provincial Affairs. Mutinhiri is also a Retired Brigadier General of the Zimbabwe National Army. Mutinhiri resigned from Parliament and the Zanu-PF political party in... Read More About Ambrose Mutinhiri

The Movement for Democratic Change which was known as MDC was formed in September in 1999 out of the labor and civic movement under the banner of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU).It was reported to be a strong organized political party with the... Read More About MDC


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