|Cde Joseph Chinotimba celebrating after winning MP for Buhera South|
What makes Chinotimba's victory ever more astounding is that he won a seat in Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's home ground, where many would naturally have expected the MDC-T to win.
A relatively unknown Chinotimba sauntered to the world stage 13 years ago, touting himself as the commander in chief of farm invasions. Soon he was to become the butt of all jokes, as people made fun of him and mocked what they described as his modest command of the English language.
But Chinotimba dared to dream. After having lost previous elections in Harare, he sought the comfort of Buhera South where he prevailed.
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