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ZCTU wants Tsvangirai as presidential candidate

by Staff reporter
16 Jan 2018 at 06:00hrs | Views
Zimbabwe's largest trade union federation is backing ailing MDC leader MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai to be the opposition's presidential candidate in the looming elections.

ZCTU secretary-general Japhet Moyo said that while they are not interested in influencing leadership positions - they would gladly nominate Tsvangirai if they are given a chance.

Tsvangirai was the secretary-general of ZCTU and led workers during the 1997 mass protests.

He survived an assassination attempt on his life when some unidentified men tried to throw him from his 10th floor offices during the same year.

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