MDC Alliance Fires ‘Sell Out’ Councillors

By Correspondent The MDC-Alliance Marondera District chapter has fired three councillors who voted for an MDC-T candidate during the mayoral elections held recently. The expelled are the newly elected Mayor Simbarashe Nyahuye (Dombotombo), Mubaiwa Dzvuke (Nyameni), and Dominic Matangira (Cherima). The three will soon be replaced by shadow Councillors from the MDC-Alliance. Nyahuye ascended to…

Khupe Candidate Wins Mayor’s Post

By Correspondent MDC-T’s Simbarashe Nyahuye emerged the winner on Tuesday during a tight contest for the post of Marondera Mayor left vacant following the recent expulsion of five councillors. Nyahuye garnered four votes while MDC-Alliance preferred candidate Bornface Tagwireyi polled three. MDC Alliance Shocked Nyahuye’s victory came as a shock to many MDC-Alliance party members…

Bloodletting in MDC as Marondera Mayor is Suspended

By Correspondent The MDC-Alliance has suspended Marondera Mayor Chengetai Murowa on allegations of ‘double dipping’ and disrespecting party leaders, Open Council Marondera (OCM) has learnt. The premier is being accused of working in cahoots with the Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T in Marondera District among them provincial administrator Wellington Makonese. The suspension move was triggered by mobile…

MDC Councilors Fight as Factional Frictions Heat Up

Staff Reporter The political frictions arising from leadership contests in the opposition MDC have intensified in Marondera leading to physical altercations between Councilors during Council business. Recently Clr Simbarashe Nyahuye, suspected by fellow Councilors of aligning with Douglas Mwonzora, was involved in an altercation with another Councilor Charles Ngwena. Nyahuye is being haunted by the…