The smaller faction of the Movement for Democratic Change led by Welshman Ncube says it has been allocated 32 constituencies across the country in next year’s elections contrary to reports by the secretary-general of the bigger faction Douglas Mwonzora who said his party is selecting candidates for all seats because agreement on the allocation of seats has not yet been reached.
The coming to power of Emmerson Mnangagwa through military intervention has raised a lot of expectations from the people mainly hope that things will change and the country can start recovering.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa says one of his priorities is to curb corruption and the fight has already begun.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa told potential investors in South Africa last week that it was time to forgive and forget the past.
Bulawayo South Member of Parliament Eddie Cross was at one time the Movement for Democratic Change policy coordinator but he is so impressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa that he believes that despite the obstacles he will deliver.
Movement for Democratic Change secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora has insisted that his party is selecting candidates for all seats for next year’s elections and will only ask those selected for constituencies allocated to Alliance partners to step aside once agreement has been reached.
There will be no Christmas holiday for all government departments involved in the inputs distribution as the government intends to wind up the programme in two weeks so that famers can concentrate on production.
There was mixed reaction to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s appointment of Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi as party-vice-presidents yesterday with some saying it was a payback while others said people should give the President a chance.