The only headline outcome was the loss by Elias Mudzuri to Nelson Chamisa in the duel for the post of National Organising Secretary.
With this Mudzuri becomes an ordinary member of the party while Chamisa puts himself closer to power.Other highlights were the re-election of Lovemore Moyo as the party’s
chairperson after defeating Lucia Matibenga.
The same applied to Tendai Biti who survived the challenge by Eliphas Mukonoweshuro in returning the post of Secretary General.Douglas Mwonzora becomes a new member of the MDC-T national executive after beating Tongai Matutu to the post of national Information Secretary.Theresa makone returned her position as the Chairperson of the Women’s Assembly while Solomon Madzore takes over from Thamsanqa Mahlangu as the Youth Assembly Chairperson.
The other members of the standing committee are Emma Muzondiwa, Evelyn Masaiti, Jessie Majome, Sithembile Mlotshwa, Editor Matamisa, Agnes Mhloyi, Last Maengahama, Settlement Chikwinya, Giles Mutsekwa, Jameson Timba, Seiso Moyo, Joel Gabuza.
The congress will be remembered for the violence that rocked elections to elect provincial executives.Supporters of different factions were at each other’s throats in open scenes. The violence was also extended to
journalists who were also attacked when they attempted to film the events. Tsvangirai now faces the unenviable task of re-uniting a divided party and build a formidable movement ahead of any future