Thokozani Khupe leader of a Bulawayo based MDC-T faction had to call off her much publicised Harare Manifesto launch rally after less than 15 people attended the occasion with the party’s secretary general blaming the low turnout on intimidation from the rival Nelson Chamisa faction.

The much hyped MDC-Khupe Harare manifesto launch was a massive flop after only fourteen people attended. That is Thokozani Khupe and her three bodyguards, Witness Dube(Khupe’s personal assistant) Obert Gutu and his wife.

The other officials in attendance were the party’s secretary general Nickson Nyikadzino spokesperson Linda Masarira, women’s assembly chairperson Lynnet Mudewe and organising secretary Yvonne Musarurwa, Isabel Mwonzora and a number of journalists.

Addressing a hurried press conference at Dandaro Bar while drinking Viceroy with journalists treated to a plate of sadza and a drink, Nyikadzino said their supporters took precaution not to come after they were threatened by Chamisa’s supporters.

Poor attendance at Khupe MDC Harare rally today, Saturday,19th May