r Ngqabutho Dube, Mutambara, vice President Gibson Sibanda and local chairman Jabulani Mkwanazi are to address the rally at Hillbrow Theatre on Saturday.
Hillbrow is a suburb where thousands of Zimbabweans who have fled the political and economic meltdown in their country live.
“As the South African branch of the MDC we are pleased that President Mutambara will come and address exiled Zimbabweans as an expression of the party’s concern about the worsening political impasse in Zimbabwe ,” said Dube.
This will be the first meeting to be addressed by the senior leadership of the MDC in South Africa and according to Dube, more rallies are lined as Zimbabwe gears for presidential, parliamentary and council elections in March next year.
Dube added that they were a great need among Zimbabweans in Diaspora to engage in the democracy project as this would help in delivering a democratic dispensation soon.
“All Zimbabweans are encouraged to come and attend this rally as it will among others address the issue of action plan from the party’s leadership structure,” added Dube.
Analysts are already predicting a political victory for the MDC led by Mutambara as far as the diasporas constituency is concerned as the other faction leader Morgan Tsvangirai had previously failed to address the rally.
Johannesburg: The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Professor Arthur Mutambara will this weekend hold a rally and congress to launch next year’s elections in Johannesburg .
According to MDC’s information office