LIVE: Emmerson Mnangagwa Youth League Convention, Mkoba Gweru

12:47 – Tsenengamu has finished introducing the national youth leadership and paves the way for Cde Pupurai Togarepi who comes in to introduce members of the Politburo.

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President Mnangagwa greets multitudes who have converged at Mkoba Teachers College open grounds for the Zanu-Pf YL convention on this afternoon.

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12:38 – Tsenengamu admits that most youths lost during the recent primary elections.

He goes on to introduce the Midlands provincial chairperson Cde Daniel Mackenzie Ncube.
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12:37 – Lastly host chairperson Edmore Samambwa makes his slogan as Cde Tsenengamu takes to the podium to to introduce leaders of affiliate organizations.

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12:35 – Kumbulani Mpofu Zanu-Pf Youth chairperson of Bulawayo, Godwin Gomwe of Harare and Tawanda Mukodza of Manicaland have also made their slogans. They are followed by Kelvin Mutsvairo of Mashonaland East and Ruwizhu of Mashonaland Central.

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Thousands are still streaming to the venue for President Mnangagwa’s address during today’s Zanu-Pf Youth League Convention.

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12:26 – Provincial youth chairpersons are now making slogans starting with Vengesai Musengi of Mashonaland West. He is followed by Washington Nkomo of Matabeleland South and Tamuka Nyoni of Matabeleland North.

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12:25 – Zanu PF youth league commissar Godwin Tsenengamu is now introducing youth chairpersons.

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12:19 – President Mnangagwa is joined at the stage by other party officials dancing to the signature tune kutonga Kwaro by Mukudzeyi Mukombe aka Jah Prayzah.

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Dressed for the occasion . . .Zanu-Pf youths members parade as they welcome President Mnangagwa.

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12:02 – President Mnangagwa has just come out of a briefing session and is now greeting the multitudes who have converged here.

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President Mnangagwa is welcomed by the Zanu-PF youth league leadership at Mkoba Teachers College open grounds ahead of his address to the thousands converged for the Youth League convention.

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11:38 – His Excellency President Mnangagwa has arrived at the venue and is welcomed by the Zanu-Pf youth leadership.

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11:32 – Vice presidents Kembo Mohadi and Guvheya Chiwenga have arrived at the venue.National chairperson Cde Oppah Muchinguri is already here including Politburo members Cdes Prisca Mupfumira, Machacha, July Moyo, Tsitsi Muzenda, Josiah Hungwe and Chris Mushohwe.

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11:30 – Meanwhile President Mnangagwa has arrived in Gweru and is now expected to arrive at the venue in a few minutes.

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11: 00 Bulawayo Provincial Minister of State Cde Angeline Masuku was one of the earliest officials to arrive at mkoba teachers College open grounds ahead of President Mnangagwa’s address. Thousands of youths are already here waiting for the official address.
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President Mnangagwa this morning addresses an expected 30 000 youths at Mkoba, Gweru during the Zanu-PF Youth League Convention. This follows the edhasmyvote 5km fun run that took place at Mkoba Stadium from 6am to 7am this morning.