OPPOSITION Zapu leader Dumiso Dabengwa yesterday launched a door-to-door campaign to drum up
support for his party’s five candidates in Bulawayo ahead of the June 10 National Assembly by-elections.
MDC-T vice-president Thokozani Khupe’s political life now hangs by a thread after the MDC Veterans Activists Association (MDC VAA), a grouping of founding members of the opposition party, joined the campaign for her ouster on allegations of fuelling factionalism in Bulawayo.
BULAWAYO-based singer Sandra Ndebele has defended her campaign against South African artists performing in the city saying they should stage shows after the xenophobic attacks have ended.
South African artiste Cassper Nyovest (pictured) has brushed aside a campaign to stop him performing in Bulawayo because of the xenophobic violence in the neighbouring country.
Zapu says it will participate in the forthcoming by-elections despite the stance taken by its opposition allies to boycott the June 10 polls citing an uneven playing field.
SOME Zanu PF candidates who contested in the harmonised elections have vowed to defy a directive by party secretary for administration and Presidential Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa to return campaign top-of-the-range Ford Everest vehicles they were allocated in the run-up to the July 31 plebiscite.
THREE members of the same family were part of the eight that died in the Nyamandlovu accident on Sunday, as the election campaign period came to a bloody end.
TWO former MDC-T MPs maintain that they have the right to use Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s images in their campaigns ahead of the July 31 elections.
Several Zanu PF candidates for the national assembly, Senate and council elections in Bulawayo are in a quandary as they do not have funds to bankroll their campaigns