Zimbabwe’s ruling party ZANU PF is holding its seventh elective congress which started yesterday (26 Oct), running to till 29th of October, in Harare.
On Wednesday the 26th of October the congress commenced first through a politiburo which will be followed by a Central Committee’118th meeting on Thursday.
The official opening will be done on Friday by the party’s leader E.D Mnangagwa.
A number of revolutionary political parties who include: Chama Cha Mapinduzi (Tanzania), Frelimo (Mozambique), ANC (South Africa), SWAPO (Namibia), MCP (Malawi), BDP (Botswana) are among some of the regional and international guests at the congress.
The congress is being held under the theme, ‘Building a Prosperous Zimbabwe, Leaving No one and No place Behind.”
The congress is expected to form a new council of Elders.
In addition, the first secretary and the President of the party will be elected to represent the party at the 2023 general elections.
The Central Committee and the top structure who include the two deputies of the first secretary will be appointed.
This is the first-ever National People’s Congress since, President ED succeed longtime leader the late President Mugabe.