The MDC has given deputy president, Thokozani Khupe seven days to engage with the party or face the consequences.

“That the party has given 7 days for engagement processes to take place with senior leaders VP Khupe, national chairperson Lovemore Moyo and organizing secretary Hon. Abednigo Bhebhe after which the party has mandated the leadership to take the necessary action by operation of law.”

This emerged after six hour meetings of the national executive and the national council, the party’s supreme decision-making organ between congresses,.

Chamisa has also been confirmed as the party leader. “That in line with Article 18 as read together with Article 9.21.1 of the party Constitution, the party through the National Council, has resolved that Hon. Advocate Nelson Chamisa is confirmed as the party’s substantive leader and the party’s presidential candidate for 2018.”