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All set for MDC’s 14th anniversary
for Democratic Change (MDC-T)
MDC party supporters led by President Tsvangirai are on Saturday
expected to converge at Sakubva Stadium in Mutare for the party’s
14th annual anniversary. The President will be accompanied by the
party leadership including the Vice President, Hon. Thokozani Khupe.
for the celebrations are at an advanced stage and this year’s
celebrations will be held under the theme; “Claiming the People’s
Victory”. Last year’s 13th anniversary celebrations
were held at White City Stadium in Bulawayo before thousands of
celebrations are being held following the farce elections that saw
the people’s vote being stolen by Zanu-PF through massive
rigging of the voting process.
In his address
to the nation at Sakubva Stadium, President Tsvangirai is expected
to put into perspective the MDC’s position as the country
faces uncertainty following the stolen election and inform the people
of Zimbabwe on the way forward.
It has been
torturous and challenging journey for the MDC since formation at
Rufaro Stadium, in Harare on 11 September 1999 and today it is the
largest political party in Zimbabwe.
disregard of the rule of law, harassment, murders, arrests and intimidation
of MDC members by the Zanu-PF regime in the past 14 years, the MDC
remains committed in bringing a democratic change to the people
of Zimbabwe through democratic and non-violent means.
As the MDC celebrates
its 14th anniversary, the party takes time to remember its departed
cadres who fought tirelessly in the resolve to bring social, economic
and democratic change to Zimbabwe.
The party also
salutes its members, Deputy national chairperson, Senator Morgen
Komichi, Last Maengahama, Simon Mapanzure, Yvonne Musarurwa and
Tungamirai Madzokere who are in remand prison facing false charges.
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