Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) Appoints Ncube As Leader for the Next 90 days; To Rotate With Biti and Kore


HARARE – The Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) has unveiled a new leadership trio to steer the party forward after Nelson Chamisa quit the party last month. 

The party has named Welshman Ncube, Tendai Biti, and Karenyi Kore as its co-leaders, introducing a unique rotational leadership system.

Welshman Ncube, Welshman Ncube, Tendai Biti, Karenyi Kore, CCC, Chamisa, Zimbabwe opposition, Tshabangu Biti,Karenyi Kore
Three's better than one? — The CCC has appointed a trio of co-leaders who will take up the leadership of the party on a rotating basis. Welshman Ncube is up first, and he will be in charge for ninety days until the leadership rotates. Karenyi Kore was also appointed leader of opposition in Parliament.

Welshman Ncube will take the helm first under this new arrangement. Ncube’s initial term will last for 90 days, after which leadership will rotate between him, Biti, and Kore. 

Announcing the move, CCC Spokesperson Jacob Mafume said that the arrangement shall be in place until a formal party congress can be convened to elect a permanent leadership structure.

Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti will also serve as a co-leader.

The opposition party is counting on Biti's experience in government and opposition politics to be a significant asset to the CCC as it seeks to avert an expected death after Chamisa's departure.

Completing the trio is Karenyi Kore, who will not only serve as a co-leader but also take on the role of opposition leader in Parliament. 

The CCC’s decision to implement a rotating leadership model is a response to the vacuum created by Chamisa’s departure, who had been blamed for centering power around himself. 

Commenting on this development on social media, some Zimbabweans see this as a sign of the party’s commitment to collective leadership and democratic principles, aiming to foster a sense of unity and shared purpose among its members and supporters.

Most, however, see it as nothing but a vain attempt to save a sinking ship, and a feast of the vultures that orchestrated Chamisa's fall from grace in the opposition party.

As the CCC embarks on this new chapter, the eyes of the nation and the international community will be closely watching how it all unfolds, and ultimately, what it means for the future of democracy in Zimbabwe.

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