JUST IN: Charlton Hwende thoroughly bashes Douglas Mwonzora to land post of MDC Secretary General


The counting of votes still going on at MDC congress in Gweru, but we are reliably informed Charlton Hwende will be the new secretary general. He polled 2,099 votes to 721 for Douglas Mwonzora.

Meanwhile, former Minister of Education, David Coltart has been elected MDC treasurer-general.

Charlton Hwende

Elections were held late into the night on Sunday, with a power failure over Ascot Stadium being experienced forcing voting to be done using vehicle headlights.

Hwende – 2099
Mwonzora – 721
Molokele – 577
Spoilt – 13

The counting of votes is still ongoing, with winners for the posts of the three vice presidents and women assembly chair not yet declared.

— Pindula

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