“We all have political, social & economic livelihoods. What I don’t understand is that people want to gag me when I express my happiness, contentment & peace of mind when I prove happiness in my life. Life is all about happiness, love & peace at home & this man has managed that,” Linda Masarira
Masarira is a Zimbabwean politician and current president of a party she founded in April 2019, the Labour, Economists and African Democrats party (LEAD).
Masarira is the former spokesperson for the MDC-T faction led by Thokozani Khupe a party from which she was fired in early April 2019 for wearing Zanu-PF party regalia at home.
She is known for her activism from 2016 – 2017 as part of the Tajamuka/Sesjikile Campaign movement.
Following her expulsion from MDC-T, Masarira founded her own party, naming it Labour, Economists and African Democrats (LEAD). In May 2019 the party held an event to launch its ideology and strategy for the 2023 elections. It also announced its senior leaders. Masarira was named the official president of the party.