MDC, MP Thabitha Khumalo to preside over MDC-UK 12th anniversary
By Stanford Biti
MDC UK and Ireland Southend-on-sea branch in conjunction with the elected South east district will host the MDC 12th anniversary celebrations on Saturday, September 24.
Bulawayo East Member of parliament Honourable Thabitha Khumalo,who is the deputy MDC spokesperson will be the guest speaker at this historic event.
Hon Khumalo who sits on the SADC parliamentary forum HIV/AIDS as the vice chairperson is expected to jet in early next week. All members are required to attend as we launch the campaign for ‘free, fair and peaceful elections’.
Hon Khumalo a veteran trade unionist also attended the 2006 Unison National women’s conference, where she gave an inspirational speech about the struggles for basic rights that women face in Zimbabwe. She has campaigned to highlight struggles of women around the world such as breast cancer, children, domestic abuse, economics, environment, female genital mutilation, HIV/AIDS, human trafficking, rape ,sexual assault and prostitution. She is also expected to highlight on the plight of Zimbabweans as we head towards another gruesome general election.
On her weeklong stay Hon Khumalo is expected to also attend the annual labour conference in Liverpool. She will also have the opportunity to meet with members of the party throughout the province. She is also expected to tour the Southend on sea University hospital and strengthen ties with businesses across the region.
Hon Khumalo will be also being interested on the diaspora initiative on rebuilding Zimbabwe and our input. She has a vision that we are the ambassadors of our beloved country and therefore we deserve to enjoy the benefits of a democratic country.
For further information contact, Stanford Biti, Chairman MDC Southend, 07818874321