Top Lawyer In South Africa Appointed Chairman Of ZANU PF Sandton Branch
Top Zimbabwean lawyer practising in South Africa Advocate Simba Chitando has bagged an influential position after he was appointed as the new Chairman for the Zanu-PF Sandton Branch.
Edgar Bvuma is appointed the Vice-Chairperson. Other senior leadership positions in the new branch include Wellington Manyonda, who is secretary for Administration, and Emmanuel Charumbira as Secretary for Finance. Mabhena was appointed to the commissariat, and Chiriseri took the top position of secretary for security.
Adv Chitando said that the Zanu-PF Sandton branch is committed to supporting President Emmerson Mnangagwa, assisting the Zanu-PF leadership structures, strict observance to the Zanu-PF Constitution, the ‘Zimbabwe is open for business’ agenda, and the rule of law.
Zanu-PF Sandton Branch is crucial to Zanu-PF’s vision 2030, and Zimbabwe is open for business policy. Sources told The Sunday Express that ZanuPF was at a crucial stage of geopolitics.
While the ruling party has weathered a number of storms in its international affairs, domestic affairs and regional affairs the party was seeking to consolidate its position in South Africa where an estimated 3.5 to 4 million Zimbabweans are reportedly living and working giving the South Africa district a key position in managing Zim diaspora news, affairs, concerns and opportunities for political influence.
Chitando told the Sunday Express that Zimbabweans in the diaspora had to take their rightful place among the body politics of Zimbabwe many discourses had to be undertaken and the realisation that the bulk of Zimbabwe’s remittances were coming from South Africa was reason enough to run a stronger Zanu-PF in the richest square mile on the continent.
Advocate Chitando has dealt with a number of high profile cases and has been quoted in cases involving the plight of truck drivers, immigration issues, and has been at the forefront of anti-sanctions activities.
This is happening a few months ahead of the general elections slated for 2023.
ZANU PF seeks to retain power while opposition MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa has said it is mobilising voters to get at least six million votes to dislodge ZANU PF.
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