Thokozani Khupe

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Thokozani Khupe said ( about Gibson Sibanda ) : “This yellow movement that we find ourselves in came from the strong foundation of men like Sibanda; this is why it is still strong like this. When we were at ZCTU, and after negotiations with the government, we found out that the prices of commodities went up the following day and people decided that we should form the opposition MDC,” External link

newsday Thursday, August 25, 2022 2:16:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe : “How? Why would I challenge when I don’t have evidence? He challenged and was asked to produce evidence…why should I waste my time?” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 26, 2022 9:00:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Commission ) : “The Zimbabwean constitution is clear that the state must take all measures, including legislative measures to ensure that both genders are equally represented in all institutions and agencies of government at every level. What is needed now is to give this part of the Constitution a practical meaning by amending the Electoral Act to make the proposal by the Zimbabwe Gender Commission enforceable” External link

newsday Thursday, March 31, 2022 8:26:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe declared : "Following our previous announcement that we are going to work with like-minded opposition political parties because we are stronger together, I am therefore today announcing that we are calling on all MDC-T members and supporters to go and vote on the 26th of March for the Citizens Coalition for Change candidates across the country" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10:21:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "It is citizens who are coming together; it is citizens who are converging so we are able to take state power so as MDC-T we are also converging together with other citizens so that we form a formidable force which is going to take state power in 2023" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10:21:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “We’re calling on all MDC-T members and supporters to go and vote on March 26 for CCC candidates across the country. By voting on March 26, we are building a strong foundation for a resounding victory in 2023,” “I’m also calling on our members and supporters and citizens at large to go to every house, street and village and mobilise citizens to go out and vote in numbers for CCC candidates across the country” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 22, 2022 12:12:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “It’s important that we come together, join hands and rally behind Chamisa because come 2023, there is no doubt that he’s going to be president of Zimbabwe,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 22, 2022 12:12:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe declared : “Following our previous announcement that we are going to work with like-minded opposition political parties because we are stronger together, I am therefore today announcing that we are calling on all MDC-T members and supporters to go and vote on the 26th of March for the Citizens Coalition for Change candidates across the country” External link

herald Monday, March 21, 2022 9:24:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “It is citizens who are coming together; it is citizens who are converging so we are able to take state power so as MDC-T we are also converging together with other citizens so that we form a formidable force which is going to take state power in 2023” External link

herald Monday, March 21, 2022 9:24:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Matabeleland South ) : "In Bulawayo for instance it was for the first time since 2000 that the mainstream MDC vote was below 50 percent, whereas the combined MDC vote would have polled 58,1 percent, in Matabeleland North the MDC Alliance polled 37,8 percent while the MDC-T polled 9,5 percent," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 6, 2022 2:02:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “Unity among opposition political parties is of paramount importance to confront Zanu-PF. The formidable force must start to speak with one voice. It must start to vote with one voice. It’s high time as opposition we combine and start to converge citizens together and fight for the common cause which is the new Zimbabwe,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 5, 2022 7:38:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "Unity among opposition political parties is of paramount importance to confront Zanu-PF. The formidable force must start to speak with one voice. It must start to vote with one voice. It's high time as opposition we combine and start to converge citizens together and fight for the common cause which is the new Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 4, 2022 9:17:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "It is a notorious fact that the first respondent (Mr Mwonzora) through his spokesperson has made a statement purporting to suspend me from the activities of the MDC-T. This is against the backdrop of the fact that the first respondent voluntarily moved out and aligned himself with the activities of the MDC-Alliance," "It is the duty of the court to guard against the kind of conduct complained of and that the first respondent should be stopped from receiving the funds on behalf of the MDC-T because he is no longer a member of the party" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, February 26, 2022 10:46:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “It is a notorious fact that the first respondent (Mr Mwonzora) through his spokesperson has made a statement purporting to suspend me from the activities of the MDC-T. This is against the backdrop of the fact that the first respondent voluntarily moved out and aligned himself with the activities of the MDC-Alliance,” “It is the duty of the court to guard against the kind of conduct complained of and that the first respondent should be stopped from receiving the funds on behalf of the MDC-T because he is no longer a member of the party” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, February 26, 2022 5:18:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “Our slogan going forward is going to be, #Beat the pot. Stop discrimination against women because women can’t breathe,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, February 6, 2022 2:03:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “My understanding of parliamentary operations is that the Speaker derives his powers from the mace when he is sitting on his chair in the National Assembly and in the presence of sitting MPs because the mace is the symbol of authority of the House, and the Speaker. Without the mace, the House cannot sit and pass laws,” External link

zimeye Friday, February 4, 2022 1:44:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “My understanding of parliamentary operations is that the Speaker derives his powers from the mace when he is sitting on his chair in the National Assembly and in the presence of sitting MPs because the mace is the symbol of authority of the House, and the Speaker. Without the mace, the House cannot sit and pass laws,” External link

newsday Friday, February 4, 2022 1:31:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "I am the leader of the opposition in Parliament. I pleaded with the Minister of Justice (Legal and Parliamentary Affairs) Hon Ziyambi Ziyambi to treat both formations in an equal manner (regarding funds). Giving money to Mwonzora is unjustified inequality and unfair practice. I have been discriminated against because I am a woman. I am being victimised and cannot breathe," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 3, 2022 9:00:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “That is unprocedural. My understanding of parliamentary operations is that the Speaker derives his powers from the mace when he is sitting on his chair in the House of Assembly and in the presence of sitting MPs because the mace is the symbol of authority of the House and the Speaker. Without the mace, the House cannot sit and pass laws,” External link

zimeye Thursday, February 3, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “At the same time, I have written to the United Nations secretary-general HE Antonio Guterres, the UN Women executive director Dr Sima Sami Bahous, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights HE Michelle Bachelet, the Inter Parliamentary Union president honourable Duarte Pacheco, the Pan-African Parliament and Madam Bineta Diop, special envoy of the chairperson of the African Union Commission on Women, Peace and Security so that they see the amount of victimisation and discrimination against women by the Executive and the Legislature,” External link

zimeye Thursday, February 3, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “I am the leader of the opposition in Parliament. I pleaded with the Minister of Justice (Legal and Parliamentary Affairs) Hon Ziyambi Ziyambi to treat both formations in an equal manner (regarding funds). Giving money to Mwonzora is unjustified inequality and unfair practice. I have been discriminated against because I am a woman. I am being victimised and cannot breathe,” External link

herald Thursday, February 3, 2022 4:43:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “That is unprocedural. My understanding of parliamentary operations is that the Speaker derives his powers from the mace when he is sitting on his chair in the House of Assembly and in the presence of sitting MPs because the mace is the symbol of authority of the House and the Speaker. Without the mace, the House cannot sit and pass laws,” External link

newsday Thursday, February 3, 2022 1:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “At the same time, I have written to the United Nations secretary-general HE Antonio Guterres, the UN Women executive director Dr Sima Sami Bahous, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights HE Michelle Bachelet, the Inter Parliamentary Union president honourable Duarte Pacheco, the Pan-African Parliament and Madam Bineta Diop, special envoy of the chairperson of the African Union Commission on Women, Peace and Security so that they see the amount of victimisation and discrimination against women by the Executive and the Legislature,” External link

newsday Thursday, February 3, 2022 1:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "When it was Morgan Tsvangirai and Tendai Biti the money was divided into two but this time around because it is Thokozani Khupe, a woman and Mwonzora, a man, the minister wants the full amount to go to Mwonzora. Surely what can one call this other than seeing it as an unjustified inequality and an unfair practice," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 2, 2022 9:53:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “The failure by the Mwonzora-led MDC Alliance to get candidates and the subsequent en masse withdrawal of candidates is a clear indication that their outfit is unattractive, unelectable and their politics of appeasing the current Zanu PF regime stinks to high heavens. Playing the blame game will not assist him as most if not all Zimbabweans are clear that Mwonzora’s outfit will not get their votes in the upcoming by-elections. Their new strategy of blaming individuals and other parties is meant to endear that outfit to their handlers Zanu PF,” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 2, 2022 1:21:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “I would like to conclude by emphasising that today the 21st day of January 2022, the MDC-T has two formations,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, January 23, 2022 1:11:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “It was particularly alleged that I was at the head of those that were sympathetic to our political nemesis, Zanu PF, yet others were politically consorting with a competing political party, the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance,” External link

herald Thursday, December 16, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "This is an urgent chamber application to interdict the first, second, third and fourth respondents from putting into operation and effect, a decision of the National Council of the 1st Respondent, taken on the 26th of November 2021, by which decision, the first, second, third and fourth respondent seek to withdraw first respondent's members and officials serving in rural or urban or provincial councils or in the National Assembly (both Parliament and the Senate) on the arbitrarily and spurious premises that such of the first respondent's members or officials are suspected to be politically consorting with a competing political organization, or are aligned to the first applicant who is regarded as a threat to the second respondent's presidential position in the first respondent's organisation," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, December 14, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “This is an urgent chamber application to interdict the first, second, third and fourth respondents from putting into operation and effect, a decision of the National Council of the 1st Respondent, taken on the 26th of November 2021, by which decision, the first, second, third and fourth respondent seek to withdraw first respondent’s members and officials serving in rural or urban or provincial councils or in the National Assembly (both Parliament and the Senate) on the arbitrarily and spurious premises that such of the first respondent’s members or officials are suspected to be politically consorting with a competing political organization, or are aligned to the first applicant who is regarded as a threat to the second respondent’s presidential position in the first respondent’s organisation,” External link

newsday Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "Development is about coping from other countries; it is about looking for what other countries did so that we can be able to do it too. The pace of aligning laws to the Constitution is very slow," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 8, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "Development is about coping from other countries; it is about looking for what other countries did so that we can be able to do it too. The pace of aligning laws to the Constitution is very slow," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 8, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “Development is about coping from other countries; it is about looking for what other countries did so that we can be able to do it too. The pace of aligning laws to the Constitution is very slow,” External link

newsday Friday, October 8, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe added : "An incentive is something which is given to somebody in order for that person to be motivated or to be encouraged so that they do more. The sad reality right now is that our civil servants don't have anything. Their salaries are paltry. They cannot do anything meaningful with their salaries," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "An incentive is something which is given to somebody in order for that person to be motivated or to be encouraged so that they do more. The sad reality right now is that our civil servants don't have anything. Their salaries are paltry. They cannot do anything meaningful with their salaries," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:10:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “The following issues were discussed: violence, illegitimate voters’ roll, as well as inquorate extraordinary congress, among others,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, April 27, 2021 8:29:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "I can confirm that I met with Sen. Douglas Mwonzora in Harare on 18 February 2021 for the first time since 27 December 2020 Extraordinary Congress. The following issues were discussed: 1. Violence, Illegitimate voters roll as well as inquorate EOC among (others)," "My absence in today's press conference held at MRT (Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House) was informed by the need to address the aforementioned important issues to enhance the smooth running of our great movement – MDC-T," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:15:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “I have taken my first jab and it was not painful. I would like to urge Zimbabweans to get vaccinated because I had Covid-19 a month ago and it almost killed me. That thing is deadly and it is important that people get vaccinated. Let us continue to protect ourselves from this deadly virus,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe added : “Those who steal from the public must rot in jail. They do not belong to this society. This medication is supposed to go to everybody else. Whoever is involved in the theft of PPEs (personal protective equipment) and drugs must be arrested. They must go to prison. It is unacceptable,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "I have taken my first jab and it was not painful. I would like to urge Zimbabweans to get vaccinated because I had Covid-19 a month ago and it almost killed me. That thing is deadly and it is important that people get vaccinated. Let us continue to protect ourselves from this deadly virus," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe added : "Those who steal from the public must rot in jail. They do not belong to this society. This medication is supposed to go to everybody else. Whoever is involved in the theft of PPEs (personal protective equipment) and drugs must be arrested. They must go to prison. It is unacceptable," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “We discussed that the national council held on February 6, 2021 had no mandate to alter or amend the constitution. My absence in today’s Press conference held at MRT [Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House] was informed by the need to address the aforementioned important issues to enhance the smooth running of our great movement, MDC-T,” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "I can confirm that I met with Senator Douglas Mwonzora in Harare on 18 February 2021 for the first time since (the) 27 December 2020 extraordinary congress," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe wrote ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "In short Mwonzora did not steal any money from MDCt as alleged by Chisvo. We are surprised that after reporting this matter to you Chisvo would go to the press to publish these allegations himself. We hope this clarifies issues," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 5, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe wrote ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "It has come to our attention from press reports that one Leonard Chisvo approached your good offices and filed criminal charges against Senator Douglas Togaraseyi Mwonzora. From these reports it appears that Chisvo alleges that Mwonzora stole $300 000 from the MDCt. The said Chisvo is not known to us as he is not our official nor does he sit in any party organ," "He therefore does not have any power to represent us. We also have gathered from press reports that the said Chisvo misrepresented to you that the National executive Committee of the party had resolved to file these charges. This is not true. The National executive Committee never sat as alleged by Chisvo. as a party we never at any time made any such resolution" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 5, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe wrote ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "In short Mwonzora did not steal any money from MDCt as alleged by Chisvo. We are surprised that after reporting this matter to you Chisvo would go to the press to publish these allegations himself. We hope this clarifies issues," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 5, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe wrote ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "It has come to our attention from press reports that one Leonard Chisvo approached your good offices and filed criminal charges against Senator Douglas Togaraseyi Mwonzora. From these reports it appears that Chisvo alleges that Mwonzora stole $300 000 from the MDCt. The said Chisvo is not known to us as he is not our official nor does he sit in any party organ," "He therefore does not have any power to represent us. We also have gathered from press reports that the said Chisvo misrepresented to you that the National executive Committee of the party had resolved to file these charges. This is not true. The National executive Committee never sat as alleged by Chisvo. as a party we never at any time made any such resolution" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 5, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "We are in politics because we want money," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “As leader of the opposition, I am going to be dialoguing with the president for a better life for everyone,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 31, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "As leader of the opposition, I am going to be dialoguing with the president for a better life for everyone," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "As leader of the opposition, I am going to be dialoguing with the president for a better life for everyone," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe told ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “All this was pre-planned to rig elections. Mwonzora remains suspended as the party is investigating his conduct,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "I have tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating and I ask for your prayers," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 30, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe told ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “All this was pre-planned to rig elections. Mwonzora remains suspended as the party is investigating his conduct,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe shouted : “We want a credible election. Those who are not on the voters roll must not vote. They shouldn’t be here. Let’s be fair to each other,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe shouted : “You want to rig the election. We are not going to allow this. This process must stop. The voters roll has been tampered with. We can’t allow people to steal the vote,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “Following the recent developments in the party in which you have been involved in fraudulent activities regarding electoral procedures of the MDC-T extraordinary congress, instituting violence to our members and election agents as well as inappropriately withdrawing party funds without following due process, you acted in a manner inconsistent with express or implied conduct of your membership of the party, putting the party into disrepute … Accordingly in terms of clause 9.1.2.3 of the constitution of the party you are hereby suspended from your position as secretary-general of the party. During the period of your suspension you shall not perform any duties as secretary-general,” External link

newsday Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "This whole election process must be stopped," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “That is the 6 million he used to rig this election and I cannot allow this to go ahead,” External link

zimeye Monday, December 28, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe shouted : “We want a credible election. Those who are not on the voters’ roll must not vote. They shouldn’t be here. Let’s be fair to each other,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, December 28, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe shouted : “You want to rig the election. We are not going to allow this. This process must stop. The voters’ roll has been tampered with. We can’t allow people to steal the vote,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, December 28, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "That is the 6 million he used to rig this election and I cannot allow this to go ahead," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 28, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "This is not a fight, but it is just a contest, so let us avoid tearing each other apart because after the EOC we have a party to run, which is an alternative government. We are aware that there are certain individuals who were pushing that the elections be conducted in open defiance of the leadership directive," "This kind of insubordination, ill-discipline and factional behaviour must come to a stop immediately. If this kind of behaviour continues, we will be left with no option but to take disciplinary action against such malcontents" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, December 21, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “This is not a fight, but it is just a contest, so let us avoid tearing each other apart because after the EOC we have a party to run, which is an alternative government. We are aware that there are certain individuals who were pushing that the elections be conducted in open defiance of the leadership directive,” “This kind of insubordination, ill-discipline and factional behaviour must come to a stop immediately. If this kind of behaviour continues, we will be left with no option but to take disciplinary action against such malcontents” External link

zimeye Monday, December 21, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "This is not a fight, but it is just a contest, so let us avoid tearing each other apart because after the EOC we have a party to run, which is an alternative government. We are aware that there are certain individuals who were pushing that the elections be conducted in open defiance of the leadership directive," "This kind of insubordination, ill-discipline and factional behaviour must come to a stop immediately. If this kind of behaviour continues, we will be left with no option but to take disciplinary action against such malcontents" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 21, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “This is not a fight, but it is just a contest, so let us avoid tearing each other apart because after the EOC we have a party to run, which is an alternative government. We are aware that there are certain individuals who were pushing that the elections be conducted in open defiance of the leadership directive,” “This kind of insubordination, ill-discipline and factional behaviour must come to a stop immediately. If this kind of behaviour continues, we will be left with no option but to take disciplinary action against such malcontents” External link

newsday Monday, December 21, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT



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Paul Nyathi said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "The police has not effected any arrest on Khupe and associates. The false story is dismissed with the contempt it deserves. It is totally wrong for politicians to claim arrest by Zimbabwe Republic Police in false circumstances," "ZRP, in actual fact, impounded a South African registered Toyota Hilux, registration number JW15PT GP belonging to Joubert Maplanka (64) for failure to produce a valid Temporary Import Permit (TIP) at the 98km peg along Bulawayo-Plumtree road" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 10:28:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “I know that people complain that Khupe caused a lot of problems for us but we say, Khupe come; and everybody else. The difference between CCC and Zanu-PF is that CCC represents the future and Zanu-PF the past,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 11, 2022 2:38:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "I know that people complain that Khupe caused a lot of problems for us but we say, Khupe come; and everybody else. The difference between CCC and Zanu-PF is that CCC represents the future and Zanu-PF the past," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 7, 2022 10:11:00 PM EAT

Jonathan Moyo said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “For 2023 the electorate in Matabeleland is better advised to put the community and national interests first, meaning the people first, and leadership politics last. So those who want to rant against Khupe, the person, are free to do so but they rants should fall on deaf ears,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 2, 2022 11:31:00 AM EAT

Jacob Mudenda told ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "On January 24, Parliament was notified that Khupe and Mguni (proportional representation) had ceased to be members of the MDC-T and MDC party," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 17, 2022 8:49:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora added ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Dr. Khupe is no longer a member of our party, according to her, she is now the president of a political party. We do not know what that political party is going to be called but definitely not MDC-T. Dr. Khupe will not be allowed to use our name, our symbols" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 29, 2022 6:05:00 PM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “According to her, she is now a president of a political party. We don’t know what that political party is going to be called, but definitely it is not the MDC. Therefore, Dr Khupe will not be allowed to use our name, our symbol and our party insignia,” External link

newsday Saturday, January 29, 2022 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ntando Ndlovu said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Dr Khupe would like to place it on record that she has never held any discussions with any party about working together or anything of the sort," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Giles Mutseyekwa said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “The last national council meeting we had, Khupe was in attendance and she was the first to even contribute as she was saying we should delay holding our congress,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, December 12, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Dr Khupe is working with us. We have resolved issues between us and the leadership. Next time, you are going to see the two vice-presidents together. Some members of the standing committee are not present here because we have been affected by COVID-19," "If you want to know whether she recognises my leadership or not, she told me herself that she recognises the leadership. So we are very happy. We are excited that we have been able to resolve our internal problems very amicably and I am very grateful to the maturity shown by the senior leadership of the party" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Dr Khupe is working with us. We have resolved issues between us and the leadership. Next time, you are going to see the two vice-presidents together. Some members of the standing committee are not present here because we have been affected by COVID-19," "If you want to know whether she recognises my leadership or not, she told me herself that she recognises the leadership. So we are very happy. We are excited that we have been able to resolve our internal problems very amicably and I am very grateful to the maturity shown by the senior leadership of the party" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:12:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “Dr Khupe is working with us. We have resolved issues between us and the leadership. Next time, you are going to see the two vice-presidents together. Some members of the standing committee are not present here because we have been affected by COVID-19,” “If you want to know whether she recognises my leadership or not, she told me herself that she recognises the leadership. So we are very happy. We are excited that we have been able to resolve our internal problems very amicably and I am very grateful to the maturity shown by the senior leadership of the party” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Yes, Dr. Khupe is working with us and we have resolved issues between us as the leadership. So, next time you are going to see two vice presidents together," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Thabitha Khumalo said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “It is mind-boggling that we have women organisations who claim to be fighting for women’s rights and we only hear about them when Khupe’s rights are violated,” External link

newsday Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi told ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Madam Khupe does not want to give away her post as leader of opposition in Parliament arguing that there is need for proper procedures to be followed and that she must be allowed to finish her tenure as leader of opposition," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Thabitha Khumalo said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "It is mind-boggling that we have women organisations who claim to be fighting for women's rights and we only hear about them when Khupe's rights are violated," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:14:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "As things stand the national standing committee is myself as elected by the Extra Ordinary Congress, our first vice president is Dr. Thokozani Khupe. This is by operation of the constitution. We were having an Extra Ordinary Congress to elect a substantive president and therefore the vice president elected at the 2014 congress remains vice president of the party," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “We saw a clip that shows Dr Khupe being slapped. We condemn such behaviour. We have instructed our security department to identify the culprits with the help of Rainbow Towers Hotel officials to bring them to book. If that person or people are caught, they must be dealt with harshly,” External link

newsday Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Obert Gutu added ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “Some ‘criminals’ were surrounding the president (Khupe). That wasn’t my style. I couldn’t breathe. I saw this coming. It was always an accident waiting to happen. Sad,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Tapiwa Mashakada said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “Interim president Thokozani Khupe ceased to be acting president at the commencement of polling at the extraordinary congress (EOC). Now therefore, this congress resolved that the attempts by (DR) Khupe to suspend the extraordinary congress during polling was null and void and of no force or effect final,” External link

newsday Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Christopher Dube told ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "I am very grateful and proud of the 10 years I spent with Khupe. However, this congress is about the millions of Zimbabweans looking up to MDC for economic, political and social reforms for the better," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Abednico Bhebhe said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "I aver and submit that my suspension from the position of national organising secretary of the party by the 1st respondent (Khupe) via a letter of suspension is ultra vires Sections 9.2.3 as read with Section 7 :14. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

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Thokozani Khupe said ( about Gibson Sibanda ) : “This yellow movement that we find ourselves in came from the strong foundation of men like Sibanda; this is why it is still strong like this. When we were at ZCTU, and after negotiations with the government, we found out that the prices of commodities went up the following day and people decided that we should form the opposition MDC,” External link

newsday Thursday, August 25, 2022 2:16:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe : “How? Why would I challenge when I don’t have evidence? He challenged and was asked to produce evidence…why should I waste my time?” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 26, 2022 9:00:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Commission ) : “The Zimbabwean constitution is clear that the state must take all measures, including legislative measures to ensure that both genders are equally represented in all institutions and agencies of government at every level. What is needed now is to give this part of the Constitution a practical meaning by amending the Electoral Act to make the proposal by the Zimbabwe Gender Commission enforceable” External link

newsday Thursday, March 31, 2022 8:26:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe declared : "Following our previous announcement that we are going to work with like-minded opposition political parties because we are stronger together, I am therefore today announcing that we are calling on all MDC-T members and supporters to go and vote on the 26th of March for the Citizens Coalition for Change candidates across the country" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10:21:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "It is citizens who are coming together; it is citizens who are converging so we are able to take state power so as MDC-T we are also converging together with other citizens so that we form a formidable force which is going to take state power in 2023" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10:21:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “We’re calling on all MDC-T members and supporters to go and vote on March 26 for CCC candidates across the country. By voting on March 26, we are building a strong foundation for a resounding victory in 2023,” “I’m also calling on our members and supporters and citizens at large to go to every house, street and village and mobilise citizens to go out and vote in numbers for CCC candidates across the country” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 22, 2022 12:12:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “It’s important that we come together, join hands and rally behind Chamisa because come 2023, there is no doubt that he’s going to be president of Zimbabwe,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 22, 2022 12:12:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe declared : “Following our previous announcement that we are going to work with like-minded opposition political parties because we are stronger together, I am therefore today announcing that we are calling on all MDC-T members and supporters to go and vote on the 26th of March for the Citizens Coalition for Change candidates across the country” External link

herald Monday, March 21, 2022 9:24:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “It is citizens who are coming together; it is citizens who are converging so we are able to take state power so as MDC-T we are also converging together with other citizens so that we form a formidable force which is going to take state power in 2023” External link

herald Monday, March 21, 2022 9:24:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Matabeleland South ) : "In Bulawayo for instance it was for the first time since 2000 that the mainstream MDC vote was below 50 percent, whereas the combined MDC vote would have polled 58,1 percent, in Matabeleland North the MDC Alliance polled 37,8 percent while the MDC-T polled 9,5 percent," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 6, 2022 2:02:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “Unity among opposition political parties is of paramount importance to confront Zanu-PF. The formidable force must start to speak with one voice. It must start to vote with one voice. It’s high time as opposition we combine and start to converge citizens together and fight for the common cause which is the new Zimbabwe,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 5, 2022 7:38:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "Unity among opposition political parties is of paramount importance to confront Zanu-PF. The formidable force must start to speak with one voice. It must start to vote with one voice. It's high time as opposition we combine and start to converge citizens together and fight for the common cause which is the new Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 4, 2022 9:17:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "It is a notorious fact that the first respondent (Mr Mwonzora) through his spokesperson has made a statement purporting to suspend me from the activities of the MDC-T. This is against the backdrop of the fact that the first respondent voluntarily moved out and aligned himself with the activities of the MDC-Alliance," "It is the duty of the court to guard against the kind of conduct complained of and that the first respondent should be stopped from receiving the funds on behalf of the MDC-T because he is no longer a member of the party" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, February 26, 2022 10:46:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “It is a notorious fact that the first respondent (Mr Mwonzora) through his spokesperson has made a statement purporting to suspend me from the activities of the MDC-T. This is against the backdrop of the fact that the first respondent voluntarily moved out and aligned himself with the activities of the MDC-Alliance,” “It is the duty of the court to guard against the kind of conduct complained of and that the first respondent should be stopped from receiving the funds on behalf of the MDC-T because he is no longer a member of the party” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, February 26, 2022 5:18:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “Our slogan going forward is going to be, #Beat the pot. Stop discrimination against women because women can’t breathe,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, February 6, 2022 2:03:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “My understanding of parliamentary operations is that the Speaker derives his powers from the mace when he is sitting on his chair in the National Assembly and in the presence of sitting MPs because the mace is the symbol of authority of the House, and the Speaker. Without the mace, the House cannot sit and pass laws,” External link

zimeye Friday, February 4, 2022 1:44:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “My understanding of parliamentary operations is that the Speaker derives his powers from the mace when he is sitting on his chair in the National Assembly and in the presence of sitting MPs because the mace is the symbol of authority of the House, and the Speaker. Without the mace, the House cannot sit and pass laws,” External link

newsday Friday, February 4, 2022 1:31:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "I am the leader of the opposition in Parliament. I pleaded with the Minister of Justice (Legal and Parliamentary Affairs) Hon Ziyambi Ziyambi to treat both formations in an equal manner (regarding funds). Giving money to Mwonzora is unjustified inequality and unfair practice. I have been discriminated against because I am a woman. I am being victimised and cannot breathe," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 3, 2022 9:00:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “That is unprocedural. My understanding of parliamentary operations is that the Speaker derives his powers from the mace when he is sitting on his chair in the House of Assembly and in the presence of sitting MPs because the mace is the symbol of authority of the House and the Speaker. Without the mace, the House cannot sit and pass laws,” External link

zimeye Thursday, February 3, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “At the same time, I have written to the United Nations secretary-general HE Antonio Guterres, the UN Women executive director Dr Sima Sami Bahous, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights HE Michelle Bachelet, the Inter Parliamentary Union president honourable Duarte Pacheco, the Pan-African Parliament and Madam Bineta Diop, special envoy of the chairperson of the African Union Commission on Women, Peace and Security so that they see the amount of victimisation and discrimination against women by the Executive and the Legislature,” External link

zimeye Thursday, February 3, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “I am the leader of the opposition in Parliament. I pleaded with the Minister of Justice (Legal and Parliamentary Affairs) Hon Ziyambi Ziyambi to treat both formations in an equal manner (regarding funds). Giving money to Mwonzora is unjustified inequality and unfair practice. I have been discriminated against because I am a woman. I am being victimised and cannot breathe,” External link

herald Thursday, February 3, 2022 4:43:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “That is unprocedural. My understanding of parliamentary operations is that the Speaker derives his powers from the mace when he is sitting on his chair in the House of Assembly and in the presence of sitting MPs because the mace is the symbol of authority of the House and the Speaker. Without the mace, the House cannot sit and pass laws,” External link

newsday Thursday, February 3, 2022 1:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “At the same time, I have written to the United Nations secretary-general HE Antonio Guterres, the UN Women executive director Dr Sima Sami Bahous, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights HE Michelle Bachelet, the Inter Parliamentary Union president honourable Duarte Pacheco, the Pan-African Parliament and Madam Bineta Diop, special envoy of the chairperson of the African Union Commission on Women, Peace and Security so that they see the amount of victimisation and discrimination against women by the Executive and the Legislature,” External link

newsday Thursday, February 3, 2022 1:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "When it was Morgan Tsvangirai and Tendai Biti the money was divided into two but this time around because it is Thokozani Khupe, a woman and Mwonzora, a man, the minister wants the full amount to go to Mwonzora. Surely what can one call this other than seeing it as an unjustified inequality and an unfair practice," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 2, 2022 9:53:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “The failure by the Mwonzora-led MDC Alliance to get candidates and the subsequent en masse withdrawal of candidates is a clear indication that their outfit is unattractive, unelectable and their politics of appeasing the current Zanu PF regime stinks to high heavens. Playing the blame game will not assist him as most if not all Zimbabweans are clear that Mwonzora’s outfit will not get their votes in the upcoming by-elections. Their new strategy of blaming individuals and other parties is meant to endear that outfit to their handlers Zanu PF,” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 2, 2022 1:21:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “I would like to conclude by emphasising that today the 21st day of January 2022, the MDC-T has two formations,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, January 23, 2022 1:11:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “It was particularly alleged that I was at the head of those that were sympathetic to our political nemesis, Zanu PF, yet others were politically consorting with a competing political party, the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance,” External link

herald Thursday, December 16, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "This is an urgent chamber application to interdict the first, second, third and fourth respondents from putting into operation and effect, a decision of the National Council of the 1st Respondent, taken on the 26th of November 2021, by which decision, the first, second, third and fourth respondent seek to withdraw first respondent's members and officials serving in rural or urban or provincial councils or in the National Assembly (both Parliament and the Senate) on the arbitrarily and spurious premises that such of the first respondent's members or officials are suspected to be politically consorting with a competing political organization, or are aligned to the first applicant who is regarded as a threat to the second respondent's presidential position in the first respondent's organisation," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, December 14, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “This is an urgent chamber application to interdict the first, second, third and fourth respondents from putting into operation and effect, a decision of the National Council of the 1st Respondent, taken on the 26th of November 2021, by which decision, the first, second, third and fourth respondent seek to withdraw first respondent’s members and officials serving in rural or urban or provincial councils or in the National Assembly (both Parliament and the Senate) on the arbitrarily and spurious premises that such of the first respondent’s members or officials are suspected to be politically consorting with a competing political organization, or are aligned to the first applicant who is regarded as a threat to the second respondent’s presidential position in the first respondent’s organisation,” External link

newsday Tuesday, December 14, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "Development is about coping from other countries; it is about looking for what other countries did so that we can be able to do it too. The pace of aligning laws to the Constitution is very slow," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 8, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "Development is about coping from other countries; it is about looking for what other countries did so that we can be able to do it too. The pace of aligning laws to the Constitution is very slow," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 8, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “Development is about coping from other countries; it is about looking for what other countries did so that we can be able to do it too. The pace of aligning laws to the Constitution is very slow,” External link

newsday Friday, October 8, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe added : "An incentive is something which is given to somebody in order for that person to be motivated or to be encouraged so that they do more. The sad reality right now is that our civil servants don't have anything. Their salaries are paltry. They cannot do anything meaningful with their salaries," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "An incentive is something which is given to somebody in order for that person to be motivated or to be encouraged so that they do more. The sad reality right now is that our civil servants don't have anything. Their salaries are paltry. They cannot do anything meaningful with their salaries," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:10:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “The following issues were discussed: violence, illegitimate voters’ roll, as well as inquorate extraordinary congress, among others,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, April 27, 2021 8:29:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "I can confirm that I met with Sen. Douglas Mwonzora in Harare on 18 February 2021 for the first time since 27 December 2020 Extraordinary Congress. The following issues were discussed: 1. Violence, Illegitimate voters roll as well as inquorate EOC among (others)," "My absence in today's press conference held at MRT (Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House) was informed by the need to address the aforementioned important issues to enhance the smooth running of our great movement – MDC-T," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:15:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “I have taken my first jab and it was not painful. I would like to urge Zimbabweans to get vaccinated because I had Covid-19 a month ago and it almost killed me. That thing is deadly and it is important that people get vaccinated. Let us continue to protect ourselves from this deadly virus,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe added : “Those who steal from the public must rot in jail. They do not belong to this society. This medication is supposed to go to everybody else. Whoever is involved in the theft of PPEs (personal protective equipment) and drugs must be arrested. They must go to prison. It is unacceptable,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "I have taken my first jab and it was not painful. I would like to urge Zimbabweans to get vaccinated because I had Covid-19 a month ago and it almost killed me. That thing is deadly and it is important that people get vaccinated. Let us continue to protect ourselves from this deadly virus," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe added : "Those who steal from the public must rot in jail. They do not belong to this society. This medication is supposed to go to everybody else. Whoever is involved in the theft of PPEs (personal protective equipment) and drugs must be arrested. They must go to prison. It is unacceptable," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “We discussed that the national council held on February 6, 2021 had no mandate to alter or amend the constitution. My absence in today’s Press conference held at MRT [Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House] was informed by the need to address the aforementioned important issues to enhance the smooth running of our great movement, MDC-T,” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "I can confirm that I met with Senator Douglas Mwonzora in Harare on 18 February 2021 for the first time since (the) 27 December 2020 extraordinary congress," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe wrote ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "In short Mwonzora did not steal any money from MDCt as alleged by Chisvo. We are surprised that after reporting this matter to you Chisvo would go to the press to publish these allegations himself. We hope this clarifies issues," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 5, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe wrote ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "It has come to our attention from press reports that one Leonard Chisvo approached your good offices and filed criminal charges against Senator Douglas Togaraseyi Mwonzora. From these reports it appears that Chisvo alleges that Mwonzora stole $300 000 from the MDCt. The said Chisvo is not known to us as he is not our official nor does he sit in any party organ," "He therefore does not have any power to represent us. We also have gathered from press reports that the said Chisvo misrepresented to you that the National executive Committee of the party had resolved to file these charges. This is not true. The National executive Committee never sat as alleged by Chisvo. as a party we never at any time made any such resolution" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 5, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe wrote ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "In short Mwonzora did not steal any money from MDCt as alleged by Chisvo. We are surprised that after reporting this matter to you Chisvo would go to the press to publish these allegations himself. We hope this clarifies issues," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 5, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe wrote ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : "It has come to our attention from press reports that one Leonard Chisvo approached your good offices and filed criminal charges against Senator Douglas Togaraseyi Mwonzora. From these reports it appears that Chisvo alleges that Mwonzora stole $300 000 from the MDCt. The said Chisvo is not known to us as he is not our official nor does he sit in any party organ," "He therefore does not have any power to represent us. We also have gathered from press reports that the said Chisvo misrepresented to you that the National executive Committee of the party had resolved to file these charges. This is not true. The National executive Committee never sat as alleged by Chisvo. as a party we never at any time made any such resolution" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 5, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "We are in politics because we want money," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “As leader of the opposition, I am going to be dialoguing with the president for a better life for everyone,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 31, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "As leader of the opposition, I am going to be dialoguing with the president for a better life for everyone," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "As leader of the opposition, I am going to be dialoguing with the president for a better life for everyone," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe told ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “All this was pre-planned to rig elections. Mwonzora remains suspended as the party is investigating his conduct,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "I have tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating and I ask for your prayers," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 30, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe told ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “All this was pre-planned to rig elections. Mwonzora remains suspended as the party is investigating his conduct,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe shouted : “We want a credible election. Those who are not on the voters roll must not vote. They shouldn’t be here. Let’s be fair to each other,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe shouted : “You want to rig the election. We are not going to allow this. This process must stop. The voters roll has been tampered with. We can’t allow people to steal the vote,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “Following the recent developments in the party in which you have been involved in fraudulent activities regarding electoral procedures of the MDC-T extraordinary congress, instituting violence to our members and election agents as well as inappropriately withdrawing party funds without following due process, you acted in a manner inconsistent with express or implied conduct of your membership of the party, putting the party into disrepute … Accordingly in terms of clause 9.1.2.3 of the constitution of the party you are hereby suspended from your position as secretary-general of the party. During the period of your suspension you shall not perform any duties as secretary-general,” External link

newsday Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "This whole election process must be stopped," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “That is the 6 million he used to rig this election and I cannot allow this to go ahead,” External link

zimeye Monday, December 28, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe shouted : “We want a credible election. Those who are not on the voters’ roll must not vote. They shouldn’t be here. Let’s be fair to each other,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, December 28, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe shouted : “You want to rig the election. We are not going to allow this. This process must stop. The voters’ roll has been tampered with. We can’t allow people to steal the vote,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, December 28, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "That is the 6 million he used to rig this election and I cannot allow this to go ahead," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 28, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "This is not a fight, but it is just a contest, so let us avoid tearing each other apart because after the EOC we have a party to run, which is an alternative government. We are aware that there are certain individuals who were pushing that the elections be conducted in open defiance of the leadership directive," "This kind of insubordination, ill-discipline and factional behaviour must come to a stop immediately. If this kind of behaviour continues, we will be left with no option but to take disciplinary action against such malcontents" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, December 21, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “This is not a fight, but it is just a contest, so let us avoid tearing each other apart because after the EOC we have a party to run, which is an alternative government. We are aware that there are certain individuals who were pushing that the elections be conducted in open defiance of the leadership directive,” “This kind of insubordination, ill-discipline and factional behaviour must come to a stop immediately. If this kind of behaviour continues, we will be left with no option but to take disciplinary action against such malcontents” External link

zimeye Monday, December 21, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : "This is not a fight, but it is just a contest, so let us avoid tearing each other apart because after the EOC we have a party to run, which is an alternative government. We are aware that there are certain individuals who were pushing that the elections be conducted in open defiance of the leadership directive," "This kind of insubordination, ill-discipline and factional behaviour must come to a stop immediately. If this kind of behaviour continues, we will be left with no option but to take disciplinary action against such malcontents" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, December 21, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Thokozani Khupe said : “This is not a fight, but it is just a contest, so let us avoid tearing each other apart because after the EOC we have a party to run, which is an alternative government. We are aware that there are certain individuals who were pushing that the elections be conducted in open defiance of the leadership directive,” “This kind of insubordination, ill-discipline and factional behaviour must come to a stop immediately. If this kind of behaviour continues, we will be left with no option but to take disciplinary action against such malcontents” External link

newsday Monday, December 21, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president27.49%EN11/14/201714/11/2017
vice president25.15%EN11/14/201714/11/2017
deputy14.62%EN11/12/201712/11/2017
chairperson0.58%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
vice-president7.60%EN09/03/201703/09/2017
chairman4.68%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
legislator1.17%EN03/03/201703/03/2017
deputy president5.26%EN11/12/201312/11/2013
deputy prime minister7.60%EN08/16/201316/08/2013
premier1.17%NL02/15/200915/02/2009
líder1.75%PT02/14/200914/02/2009
presidente1.17%PT02/11/200911/02/2009
president1.17%SV05/03/200803/05/2008
président0.58%FR03/15/200715/03/2007
Names Lang Count
Thokozani KhupeEN83.95%
Thokozani KhupeFR14.51%
Thokozane KhupeEN1.16%
Thokozani KhupePT0.26%
Thokozane KhupeFR0.13%
Thokozani KhupaDE0.00%


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Paul Nyathi said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "The police has not effected any arrest on Khupe and associates. The false story is dismissed with the contempt it deserves. It is totally wrong for politicians to claim arrest by Zimbabwe Republic Police in false circumstances," "ZRP, in actual fact, impounded a South African registered Toyota Hilux, registration number JW15PT GP belonging to Joubert Maplanka (64) for failure to produce a valid Temporary Import Permit (TIP) at the 98km peg along Bulawayo-Plumtree road" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 10:28:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “I know that people complain that Khupe caused a lot of problems for us but we say, Khupe come; and everybody else. The difference between CCC and Zanu-PF is that CCC represents the future and Zanu-PF the past,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 11, 2022 2:38:00 PM EAT

Nelson Chamisa said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "I know that people complain that Khupe caused a lot of problems for us but we say, Khupe come; and everybody else. The difference between CCC and Zanu-PF is that CCC represents the future and Zanu-PF the past," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 7, 2022 10:11:00 PM EAT

Jonathan Moyo said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “For 2023 the electorate in Matabeleland is better advised to put the community and national interests first, meaning the people first, and leadership politics last. So those who want to rant against Khupe, the person, are free to do so but they rants should fall on deaf ears,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 2, 2022 11:31:00 AM EAT

Jacob Mudenda told ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "On January 24, Parliament was notified that Khupe and Mguni (proportional representation) had ceased to be members of the MDC-T and MDC party," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 17, 2022 8:49:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora added ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Dr. Khupe is no longer a member of our party, according to her, she is now the president of a political party. We do not know what that political party is going to be called but definitely not MDC-T. Dr. Khupe will not be allowed to use our name, our symbols" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 29, 2022 6:05:00 PM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “According to her, she is now a president of a political party. We don’t know what that political party is going to be called, but definitely it is not the MDC. Therefore, Dr Khupe will not be allowed to use our name, our symbol and our party insignia,” External link

newsday Saturday, January 29, 2022 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ntando Ndlovu said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Dr Khupe would like to place it on record that she has never held any discussions with any party about working together or anything of the sort," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Giles Mutseyekwa said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “The last national council meeting we had, Khupe was in attendance and she was the first to even contribute as she was saying we should delay holding our congress,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, December 12, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Dr Khupe is working with us. We have resolved issues between us and the leadership. Next time, you are going to see the two vice-presidents together. Some members of the standing committee are not present here because we have been affected by COVID-19," "If you want to know whether she recognises my leadership or not, she told me herself that she recognises the leadership. So we are very happy. We are excited that we have been able to resolve our internal problems very amicably and I am very grateful to the maturity shown by the senior leadership of the party" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Dr Khupe is working with us. We have resolved issues between us and the leadership. Next time, you are going to see the two vice-presidents together. Some members of the standing committee are not present here because we have been affected by COVID-19," "If you want to know whether she recognises my leadership or not, she told me herself that she recognises the leadership. So we are very happy. We are excited that we have been able to resolve our internal problems very amicably and I am very grateful to the maturity shown by the senior leadership of the party" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:12:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “Dr Khupe is working with us. We have resolved issues between us and the leadership. Next time, you are going to see the two vice-presidents together. Some members of the standing committee are not present here because we have been affected by COVID-19,” “If you want to know whether she recognises my leadership or not, she told me herself that she recognises the leadership. So we are very happy. We are excited that we have been able to resolve our internal problems very amicably and I am very grateful to the maturity shown by the senior leadership of the party” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Yes, Dr. Khupe is working with us and we have resolved issues between us as the leadership. So, next time you are going to see two vice presidents together," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Thabitha Khumalo said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “It is mind-boggling that we have women organisations who claim to be fighting for women’s rights and we only hear about them when Khupe’s rights are violated,” External link

newsday Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Morgan Komichi told ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "Madam Khupe does not want to give away her post as leader of opposition in Parliament arguing that there is need for proper procedures to be followed and that she must be allowed to finish her tenure as leader of opposition," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Thabitha Khumalo said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "It is mind-boggling that we have women organisations who claim to be fighting for women's rights and we only hear about them when Khupe's rights are violated," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:14:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "As things stand the national standing committee is myself as elected by the Extra Ordinary Congress, our first vice president is Dr. Thokozani Khupe. This is by operation of the constitution. We were having an Extra Ordinary Congress to elect a substantive president and therefore the vice president elected at the 2014 congress remains vice president of the party," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “We saw a clip that shows Dr Khupe being slapped. We condemn such behaviour. We have instructed our security department to identify the culprits with the help of Rainbow Towers Hotel officials to bring them to book. If that person or people are caught, they must be dealt with harshly,” External link

newsday Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Obert Gutu added ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “Some ‘criminals’ were surrounding the president (Khupe). That wasn’t my style. I couldn’t breathe. I saw this coming. It was always an accident waiting to happen. Sad,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Tapiwa Mashakada said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : “Interim president Thokozani Khupe ceased to be acting president at the commencement of polling at the extraordinary congress (EOC). Now therefore, this congress resolved that the attempts by (DR) Khupe to suspend the extraordinary congress during polling was null and void and of no force or effect final,” External link

newsday Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Christopher Dube told ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "I am very grateful and proud of the 10 years I spent with Khupe. However, this congress is about the millions of Zimbabweans looking up to MDC for economic, political and social reforms for the better," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Abednico Bhebhe said ( about Thokozani Khupe ) : "I aver and submit that my suspension from the position of national organising secretary of the party by the 1st respondent (Khupe) via a letter of suspension is ultra vires Sections 9.2.3 as read with Section 7 :14. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT