Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Tsvangirai Denies Chamisa Appointment

The main opposition Movement for Democratic Change's internal power struggle has deteriorated to a circus after the party's leader Morgan Tsvangirai denied appointing Nelson Chamisa as acting president, a claim made by the party's director of communications Luke Tamborinyoka. Tsvangirai has been in and out of hospital since he disclosed in 2016 that he has colon cancer - but in recent months, his party has been plagued by infighting among his three deputies who are reportedly vying to succeed him.

MDC-T's Twitter account also tweeted Nelson Chamisa's alleged appointment.

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai's statement.

MDC-T Presidential Spokesperson and Director of Communications Luke Tamborinyoka posts on his Facebook page.

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