Thokozani Khupe

Deputy mayor defends mega perks demand

Deputy mayor defends mega perks demand

BULAWAYO deputy mayor Gift Banda has defended councillors’ demands for a 450% hike in their allowances, saying the increase was necessary to cushion the city fathers against the current economic meltdown.

Khupe briefly detained in Hurungwe West

Khupe briefly detained in Hurungwe West

MDC-T vice-president Thokozani Khupe was briefly detained at Magunje Police Station on Sunday and quizzed over a party meeting, she had addressed earlier on at Murereshi and Chiedza townships in Hurungwe West.

Tsvangirai backs Khupe

Tsvangirai backs Khupe

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has thrown his weight behind beleaguered deputy Thokozani Khupe and accused unnamed bigwigs of trying to “destabilise the party leadership”.

Senator launches music career at 50th birthday

Senator launches music career at 50th birthday

MATOBO senator Sithembile Mlotshwa (MDC-T) has turned to music to encourage youths to refrain from having multiple partners after releasing a six-track album to coincide with her 50th birthday.

Khupe’s political career  in limbo

Khupe’s political career in limbo

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.

Plot to oust Khupe

Plot to oust Khupe

TOP MDC-T officials who lost influential posts during the November congress are reportedly plotting to pass a vote of no confidence on deputy president Thokozani Khupe and replace her with the party’s national vice-chairman Morgan Komichi.

MDC-T Byo crisis deepens

MDC-T Byo crisis deepens

MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai and his deputy Thokozani Khupe yesterday failed to turn up at a Bulawayo provincial meeting amid reports that disgruntled party members had plotted to embarrass them.

Khupe under fire as MDC-T cracks widen

Khupe under fire as MDC-T cracks widen

FRESH cracks are set to rock the MDC-T Bulawayo province amid reports that members are pushing for the ouster of vice-president Thokozani Khupe, but the party is adamant that there is no leadership crisis.

Fissures worsen in MDC-T

Fissures worsen in MDC-T

FISSURES in the MDC-T worsened this week as the party withdrew the secretary for local government position from Matson Hlalo, whom it plans to expel from the party and withdraw from Parliament.

MDC-T MPs, concillors join renewal team

MDC-T MPs, concillors join renewal team

TWO MDC-T legislators and two councillors yesterday defected to the MDC-Renewal team, as the fallout over the handling of the Bulawayo provincial elections continues to deepen.

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