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26 May 2013

Zimbabwe: Vote of No Confidence Passed for Seven MDC-T Sitting MPs in Harare

Photo: MDC
MDC's Tendai Biti, Tapiwa Mashakada and Nelson Chamisa will contest in this year's poll.

Results of MDC-T primary elections and confirmation exercise held in Harare on Saturday show that party members passed a vote of no confidence in seven sitting Members of Parliament, while two former DJs are among a group of people who passed the internal selection process, which started in the capital this weekend. The winners will ultimately represent their party in general elections expected later this year.

The sitting MPs who failed the Harare confirmation exercise are:

Science and Technology Minister Henry Dzinotyiwei (Budiriro)

Elias Jembere (Epworth)

Pears Mungofa (Highfields East)

Simon Ruuke Hove (Highfield West)

Margaret Matiyenga (Sunningdale),

Gift Dzirutwe (Glen Norah)

Willas Madzimure (Kambuzuma)

This means primary elections will be held in these constituencies. Below is the full list of Harare confirmed MDC-T candidates

Glen View South .. Paul Madzore

Glen View North ..Fanny Munengani

Dzivarasekwa ..Solomon Madzore (MP Evelyn Masaiti did not contest)

Harare East ..Tendai Biti

Harare West ..Jessie Majome

Harare Central.. Murisi Zwizwai

Harare South ..Jacob Mafume

Harare North ..Theresa Makone

Hatfield ..Tapiwa Mashakada

Kuwadzana East Nelson Chamisa

Kuwadzana ..Lucia Matibenga

Mbare ... ... ..Eric Nkight

Mufakose .. Pauline Mpariwa

Mabvuku ... James Maridadi

Mt Pleasant ... Jameson Timba

Southerton .. Gift Chimanikire

Candidate selection continues in Bulawayo and Chitungwiza on Sunday.

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