Leaders of rival factions of the MDC – Advocate Nelson Chamisa and Dr Thokozani Khuphe, today avoided each other at the burial of MDC founder, Esaph Mdlongwa.

The late Esaph Mdlongwa and His son, Oskido

Both MDC Leaders were in Bulawayo for the burial but did not appear together at the burial.

Dr Khuphe laid low while Chamisa addressed the gathering at Luveve cemetery.

The late Mdlongwa is the father of popular music producer,  Oscar Mdlongwa, who is based in South Africa.

Chamisa wrote on his Facebook wall that Zimbabwe has lost a principled statesman who consistently fought for democracy and good governance.

May his soul rest in peace.