FORMER Education minister David Coltart says MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai and Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo were not complicit in the Gukurahundi atrocities even if they were Zanu PF members at the time.
MDC-T treasurer-general Theresa Makone will tomorrow testify in a High Court case where the party is being sued by two Bulawayo textile companies for failing to pay a R5 million debt.
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has been holding consultations with party structures in Matabeleland as the opposition party battles to regain lost ground in the region.
THE MDC-T is celebrating the outcome of Wednesday’s by-elections in Bulawayo which saw Zanu PF winning with reduced figures after a majority of people heeded the opposition party’s calls to boycott the polls.
MDC-T Bulawayo province has leapt to the party’s vice-president Thokozani Khupe’s defence following allegations that she is sponsoring independent candidates contesting in the June 10 parliamentary by-elections.
MDC-Renewal has been thrown into further turmoil after interim leader Sekai Holland yesterday announced her resignation just a year after taking charge of the party which split from the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC-T.
MDC T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday urged party supporters in Tsholotsho North constituency to either spoil ballot papers or shun polls altogether than vote for Information minister Jonathan Moyo – Zanu PF candidate – in the June 10 by-elections.
Fireworks are expected today at White City Stadium in Bulawayo as Zanu PF and MDC-T Bulawayo provinces booked the same venue for June 10 by-election rallies and will be separated by a perimeter fence.
Western donors are reportedly pushing opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to join hands with ousted vice president Joice Mujuru to dethrone President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe’s next elections.