Articles tagged 'thokozani khupe'

Top govt post for Khupe? 17 September 2018 HARARE - Speculation is rife within the MDC led by Thokozani Khupe that its leader could be earmarked for a diplomatic posting in President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government. This follows claims on social media that Khupe could replace Zimbabwe's late Ambassador to Senegal and The Gambia, Trudy ...
Khupe plans 19th anniversary bash 13 September 2018 HARARE - The MDC-T led by Thokozani Khupe will hold its 19th anniversary celebrations at a date to be confirmed. This is seen setting the stage for a counter-attraction given that the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC is also planning to conduct its own 19th anniversary celebrations this weekend. “We ...
MDC 'rebels' sing ED praises 28 August 2018 HARARE - MDC “rebels” who left the 18-year-old party now under Nelson Chamisa's leadership seem to be warming up to Zanu PF leader President Emmerson Mnangagwa after several of them graced his inauguration where they heaped praises on him while calling for unity of all Zimbabweans. Among the n...
Khupe now claims Zec rigged 25 August 2018 BULAWAYO - Thokozani Khupe's MDC has made a U-turn and now claims the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) rigged the July 30 elections. This comes after Khupe endorsed this year's harmonised elections as free and fair. In an interview with the Daily News, the party spokesperson Khaliphani Phug...
Zanu PF women mourn Mathuthu 17 August 2018 HARARE - The Zanu PF women’s league has conveyed its condolences to the Mathuthu family on the passing on of former deputy Information minister Thokozile Mathuthu at the age of 61. In a statement, the wing’s secretary Mabel Chinomona said Mathuthu was a hardworking and dedicated cadre who play...
Zanu PF, Khupe fight MDC candidate 7 August 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF and the Thokozani Khupe-led MDC candidates, who were vying for the councillorship for Ward 8 Manyame have joined forces to fight an MDC Alliance candidate, accusing him of being a convict. The applicants are Innocent Chasvinura and Alford Madovi, while the respondent is Tichao...
Fragmented opposition spoiled the party 5 August 2018 HARARE - Failure by opposition parties to agree on a grand coalition cost MDC Alliance's Nelson Chamisa crucial votes that could have seen him deny President Emmerson Mnangagwa an outright victory, hence force a presidential run-off in last week's elections. Zimbabweans voted on Monday last we...
Chamisa, Khupe in fresh war of words 21 July 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa and his colleague-turned-political rival, Thokozani Khupe, are accusing and counter-accusing each other of working with the ruling Zanu PF. This comes as the courts are yet to determine which faction of the MDC is the bona-fide owner ...
Khupe, Wilson pledge to revive Bulawayo 18 July 2018 BULAWAYO - A total of 23 candidates will be vying for the top post in Zimbabwe's harmonised elections due in less than two weeks' time and of these only two hail from the second largest city, Bulawayo. While several opposition party presidents are based in this part of the country, most of the...
Chamisa in Khupe U-turn 3 July 2018 HARARE - In a surprising development, MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has chosen to cut his losses and withdrawn his court challenge against his former colleague-turned political rival, Thokozani Khupe — over the use of the MDC-T's name and symbol. This effectively leaves Khupe as the subst...
Chamisa U-turn on Khupe comes late 3 July 2018 HARARE - As we report elsewhere in this issue, MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has withdrawn his court challenge against Thokozani Khupe over the use of the MDC name, symbols and logos. Had this occurred at another time, which is not towards elections, Chamisa's decision wou...
MDC ownership case on today 2 July 2018 HARARE - Hearing of the dispute involving Nelson Chamisa and Thokozani Khupe over ownership of the MDC name, symbol and logo is expected to commence today at the High Court. The two's legal counsels had last Friday, tentatively, agreed to postpone commencement of the trial to Sunday depending ...
Khupe claims Chamisa is out to derail her campaign 29 June 2018 HARARE - A faction of the MDC led by Thokozani Khupe is accusing its colleagues-turned-rivals of embarking on a campaign to destabilise its outreach programmes ahead of the forthcoming elections. Party's spokesperson, Linda Masarira, on Tuesday claimed they were told in no uncertain terms that...
Zec, Khupe, Zanu PF plotting to rig vote: Chamisa 26 June 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has threatened to demonstrate against an alleged plot by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), Zanu PF and opposition leader Thokozani Khupe to rig the forthcoming elections. Addressing party supporters in Kadoma on Sunday, Chamisa...
Khupe fields more than 100 MP candidates 18 June 2018 HARARE - MDC-T led by Thokozani Khupe said while they are still tabulating their national figures, they have, however, fielded parliamentary and local government candidates in all the 10 provinces of Zimbabwe. “I am pretty sure we will have more than 110 National Assembly candidates and around...
Khupe, Chamisa talks crumble 12 June 2018 HARARE - Talks to reunite the feuding MDC-T factions have virtually collapsed with the Thokozani Khupe-led formation saying it will not go to bed with a political outfit that is full of gangsters and is about to enter into an electoral pact with former president Robert Mugabe. The MDC was plun...
MDC bigwigs fall by the wayside 4 June 2018 HARARE - The death of MDC founding President Morgan Tsvangirai in February and the subsequent rise of Nelson Chamisa as his successor has seen the party's youth assembly emerging as powerbrokers. Apart from playing a significant role in Chamisa's controversial rise that was characterised by al...
Go hang, Khupe told as Sten Zvorwadza feels betrayed 30 May 2018 HARARE - MDC Youth Assembly vice president Shakespeare Mukoyi said he will not testify against party leader, Nelson Chamisa, in his battle against Thokozani Khupe for the control of the country's biggest opposition party. Mukoyi told the Daily News yesterday that Khupe's camp was lost to think...
MDC-T name, symbols, logo fight: Chamisa wants Khupe interdicted 28 May 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has filed High Court papers demanding an order barring a rival camp led by Thokozani Khupe to stop using the party's name and symbol. This follows a Supreme Court ruling directing that the matter to be heard urgently. Chamisa's camp had initially approach...
Going getting tough for Khupe: MDC 23 May 2018 HARARE - Last weekend's cancellation of a scheduled rally in Harare by Thokozani Khupe's MDC formation could be evidence of the party's lack of support, a rival formation led by Nelson Chamisa has alleged. Khupe's party had planned to launch its manifesto at the Harare showgrounds (Nelson Mand...
Drama at Supreme Court, as Khupe is humiliated by MDC T supporters 23 May 2018 HARARE - Hordes OF MDC T supporters, suspected to be rooting for Nelson Chamisa in the party's unresolved succession, yesterday swamped the Supreme Court and hurled insults at their former vice president Thokozani Khupe. This came as the Supreme Court directed the High Court to hold a trial to...
Nelson Chamisa push gathers steam 13 May 2018 HARARE - New MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa — who had his work cut out when he succeeded the late popular opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai earlier this year — is confounding his critics, holding his own where many expected him to be a dismal failure and packing venues to the rafters when he addres...
Chief Justice orders High Court to resolve Chamisa-Khupe row urgently 12 May 2018 HARARE - The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the High Court to urgently resolve a feud between the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC camp and  a rival camp led by Thokozani Khupe which is insisting on using  the party name and symbols. This comes after the Chamisa-led MDC camp filed a Supreme Court appli...
Chamisa speaks on ascendency 9 May 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa, has spoken at the Oxford Union about his contentious rise to the MDC presidency. The 40-year-old opposition leader spoke to students about the recent MDC split over leadership struggles that have seen one of the vice presidents Thoko...
10 armed men raid Gutu's law chambers 5 May 2018 HARARE - More than 10 masked robbers reportedly punched a security guard to the ground at Thokozani Khupe-led MDC deputy president Obert Gutu's law chambers in Harare on Wednesday and ran off without stealing anything. “There was a break-in at Negona Chambers around midnight on Wednesday, May ...