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Zimbabwe

Nelson Chamisa

Date of Birth: 28/02/1978
Place of Birth: Gutu


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Opposition's ailing fortunes

In anticipation of the elections, and worried about his health, Tsvangirai created two additional Vice-Presidents; the youthful Nelson Chamisa, who is insatiably ambitious and widely mistrusted by veterans, and the older founding member, Elias Mudzuri, an engineer, who was brutally persecuted by ZANU-PF when he became Harare's first elected mayor (AC Vol 50 No 4, The MDC line-up)...


Opposition watches and waits

At the end, a stunned Mugabe was instructed by Speaker Jacob Mudenda, on the submission of MDC-T MP Nelson Chamisa, to return for a question-and-answer session...


Passing and wielding the baton

Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai's Nelson Chamisa dubbed the reliance on sometimes dodgy telecommunications as 'government by wi-fi', a punning jibe at the increasingly assertive First Lady, Grace Mugabe...


So far, so bad

This could see some of their heavyweights return to parliament, including David Mwonzora, who rivals Nelson Chamisa as a potential crown prince...


Prophecies and fantasies

If the official media can be believed, Tsvangirai and his MDC are in little better shape, with a faction around Tsvangirai himself, another around Tendai Biti, the respected Finance Minister, and a third around Nelson Chamisa, the darling of the grassroots...


Hard winter in Harare

Perhaps stunned by the ferocity of the attack, we hear that Biti’s MDC colleagues – Nelson Chamisa (Information) Theresa Makone (Home Affairs) and Tapiwa Mashakada (Economic Development) – sided with ZANU-PF heavyweights Vice-President Joice Mujuru, Defence Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa and State Security Minister Sydney Sekeramayi in rejecting plans for swingeing cutbacks this year...


Attacks cause new crisis

Nelson Chamisa, the darling of Congress after his performances with the Youth and Women’s leagues, went on to overwhelm the incumbent Elias Mudzuri as Organising Secretary and will have his work cut out to keep the lid on...


Three men in a boat

The impressive Biti is effectively the MDC’s number two; Nelson Chamisa is more popular with the cadres than anyone apart from Tsvangirai; Elias Mudzuri remains a distant third...


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