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Nelson Chamisa (born February 28, 1978) is a Zimbabwean politician and member of the House of Assembly of Zimbabwe for Kuwadzana, Harare. His charismatic speeches and eloquence saw him rise to become the Secretary for Information and Publicity for the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), and former national youth chairperson for that party.

Hon Chamisa is an articulate orator in his own right. Hon Chamisa is a former chairperson of the MDC Youth Assembly. He was elected MDC spokesman at the party Congress in June 2006.In April 2011 at the Party's congress in Bulawayo , he was elected as the Party's Organising secretary , a post which previously belonged to Elias Mudzuri. In Parliament, he is a member of the portfolio committees of Defence and Home Affairs, Public Accounts, Gender and Youth and Transport and Communications. He is also a member of the Local Government, Public Works & Urban Development and the African Caribbean and Pacific Parliament. He is a former secretary-general of the Zimbabwe National Students Union.

In 1998 he was dismissed from the Harare Polytechnic over trumped charges for inciting disorder in Chegutu, a town a few kilometres from Harare. Together with Josiah Patsanza, Munyaradzi Chindanya, Siyakha Mthunzi, they were reinstated after an appeal through the High Court.

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