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Johannesburg - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government is considering ways to enable millions of its citizens based in other countries to cast ... He also cited the political tolerance currently in Zimbabwe, which saw the opposition MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa receiving a thunderous ...
Asked why the party would rush to suspect an attempt on its leader's life when accidents are common, Chihwayi said it was possible to experience State plots against opposition leaders' lives during the electoral period. “As a political player, we don't take these hit and run accidents lightly especially if they ...

FORMER MDC-T legislator for Matopo Lovemore Moyo says his surprise split with former ally Thokozani Khupe ions was linked to the ex-party Vice President's decision to escalate the main opposition's leadership disagreements to a fight. Moyo was speaking to NewZimbabwe.com in an exclusive ...
... by the PG,” said Mupindu in a judgement which was read by magistrate Hosea Mujaya on her behalf. The suspects were rearrested and charged together with opposition Zimbabwe People's Front (ZPF) leader Owen Kuchata who is serving a nine-year jail sentence for attempting to topple former Mugabe.
Tsvangirai, the only opposition leader who has ever won an election against Mugabe since 1980, was denied outright victory in 2008, after failing to get the 50 ... Bar Association gave Tsvangirai an award “in recognition of his inspiring leadership in the struggle to secure the rule of law in Zimbabwe''.
THE opposition National Patriotic Front (NPF) which is associated with former President Robert Mugabe but headed in the interim by leader Ambrose ... Front (NPF) wishes to advise the media and the public about the sudden upturn in fake news articles generated in the name and about its leadership.

MDC-T president Dr Thokozani Khupe compounded Mr Nelson Chamisa's legitimacy woes when she held a successful congress in Bulawayo last Saturday, which elected her leader of the opposition outfit, a senior party official said yesterday. The remarks come as Dr Khupe is in the process of recalling ...
Moyo, a retired general and who was the public face of the armed forces which took control of Zimbabwe last November, told a public meeting in London on Monday that the results of the election would be respected even if Zanu-PF lost and its leader, President Emmerson Mnangagwa failed to be elected ...
The last time I spoke to Hakainde Hichilema, he was trapped in a panic room in his Lusaka home. Dozens of riot police had stormed the opposition leader's house in a violent predawn raid, and were now waiting outside to arrest him — or worse. “This guy, [President Edgar] Lungu, wants to kill me,” he said, ...
Welcome Shumba, the president of the opposition the Suffering Voice of Zimbabwe, said: “As an opposition leader, I'm happy to be here; this is a ... leaders “is the beginning of the new era; all Zimbabweans should celebrate this day; we give credit to the ruling party for inviting opposition parties to be at ...
This leadership crisis is currently awaiting settlement before the High Court of Zimbabwe, and it is therefore difficult to understand what legal criteria the ... a technicality and as it stands no one has gone back to the courts to put to rest the fact that is Mr Chamisa the legitimate leader of the MDC- T," he said.
Harare- Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly paid tribute to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government for its role in burying the ... But, according to New Zimbabwe.com, the ruling Zanu-PF party lawmaker, Fortune Chasi, reminded Chamisa that in paying tribute to those who ...
Zimbabwe's new opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is 40 years old and he intends to run against President Mnangagwa on a youth ticket. ... young citizen, that we are building a young population that is able to provide leadership not just to the country, but to the continent and the world because we need a ...
A retired Zimbabwean general and acolyte of ex-president Robert Mugabe has formed a political party to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa ... in which President Mugabe was criminally ousted from leadership … by real criminals who have shamefully damaged Zimbabwe's fledgling democracy”.
Zimbabwe's main opposition party says its acting leader will stay at the helm following the death of former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai earlier this month. But signs of ... One of them, Nelson Chamisa, said Friday that MDC leaders have chosen him to be the party's acting head for the next 12 months.
With only months to go to a general election in Zimbabwe that citizens hope will mark the beginning of a new democratic era, social justice activists are gearing up to pressure the ruling party to hold credible polls. Since Emmerson Mnangagwa replaced the ousted Robert Mugabe in December, the new ...
The remains of Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will be laid to rest later today at his home village of Buhera. Mr Tsvangirai, the founder of Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Democratic Change MDC party died last week in South Africa ...

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai held make-or-break talks in Harare later that week. ... Mugabe was jeered on Tuesday as he opened parliament in defiance of opposition objections, but voiced optimism for a power-sharing deal to end political turmoil.
Harare - Here's a scenario suggested recently by Zimbabwe's popular commentator Prophet Cynic: "You wake up from a long coma only to find Mugabe now an opposition leader… and Zanu-PF is now a puppet of the West." Persuaded to resign in a military takeover last November, the 94-year-old former ...
What is clear is that opposition leaders in Zimbabwe have effectively shaped our politics, society and culture, despite having many shortcomings. ... troupe incapable of offering a credible and coherent alternative that commands hegemonically, the political, social and cultural capital of Zimbabwean politics.
Zimbabwe's main opposition party says its acting leader will stay at the helm following the death of former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai earlier this month. But signs of ... One of them, Nelson Chamisa, said Friday that MDC leaders have chosen him to be the party's acting head for the next 12 months.
Zimbabwe's main opposition party says its acting leader will stay at the helm following the death of former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai earlier this month. But signs of ... One of them, Nelson Chamisa, said Friday that MDC leaders have chosen him to be the party's acting head for the next 12 months.
Zimbabwe's president has called on all citizens to unite to mourn opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who died of colon cancer last week. A memorial service for Tsvangirai was held in a packed church in the capital Harare, while outside hundreds of supporters of his Movement for Democratic Change ...
Harare - Zimbabwe's main opposition party is facing the threat of damaging splits just months before a historic election, as feuding erupts after the death on ... The latest bickering came to a head when one of the deputy leaders, Nelson Chamisa, called a meeting at MDC headquarters in Harare the day after ...
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died aged 65. He had been ... Tsvangirai's illness, revealed in 2016, has divided his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party, with three deputy leaders and other officials publicly manoeuvring to succeed the former trade union leader.
Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died aged 65 after a battle with cancer, party officials have said. Elias Mudzuri, a vice president of the Movement for Democratic Change party, reported Tsvangirai's death in a post on Twitter on Wednesday. "It is sad for me to announce that we have lost ...
The question of Tsvangirai's successor has come up over in the past year, with support divided among Chamisa and the other vice presidents, Thokozani Khupe and Elias Mudzuri. It is not clear how the party will settle the succession issue should Tsvangirai leave his position. (VOA Zimbabwe Service ...
Zimbabwe's former foreign minister and ex-energy minister have been released on bail after being charged with corruption. They are the latest to face ... A disputed and violent 2008 presidential vote almost resulted in the election of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai (pictured). The outcome forced ...
The first is the fact that women are such a minority in political leadership in Zimbabwe which makes her presidential bid untenable. Women are supposed to be Khupe's solid power base. Secondly, the opposition parties in Zimbabwe have unofficially embraced a Zanu PF model which regrettably buys into ...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, right, talks to Morgan Tsvangirai, the main opposition leader in Zimbabwe, during a visit to his ... HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe's new president on Friday visited the country's main opposition leader who is battling cancer, but immediately ruled out sharing ...
At present, two coalitions have taken shape, none of which has warmed up towards the other due to overvalued differences in leadership style and approach. MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai – the torchbearer in opposition politics – is set to campaign under the banner of the MDC Alliance – the larger of the ...
Still, MDC-T youth leaders blamed Zanu PF rival Godwin Gomwe for the violence. According to MDC-T activist Denford Ngadziore, Gomwe teamed up with dozens of ruling party youths and stormed the opposition party's offices armed with pistols and other missiles. "Yes, we have been attacked by Zanu PF ...
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at his home in Harar. Picture: ... also accuses the MDC-T secretary-general of being rebellious and secretly working with Zanu PF to undermine the MDC Alliance and Tsvangirai's leadership.
ZIMBABWE's opposition parties appear to be at sea and unsure of what to do next as their rallying points are overtaken by events with each passing day after President Robert ... "The MDC has always advocated for the building of strong institutions; political leaders come and go but Zimbabwe will remain.
ZIMBABWE joined a group of countries with an 'unpleasant' human rights record in voting against a UN resolution condemning Myanmar's treatment of its ... Mnangagwa was reportedly also heavily involved in the orgy of violence that rocked Zimbabwe after Mugabe's first round loss to opposition leader ...
Zimbabwe's former army chief, Constantino Chiwenga, has been appointed as one of the country's new vice-presidents. Mr Chiwenga led the ... He played a central role in the seizure of white-owned farms and orchestrated a brutal crackdown on the opposition after elections in 2008. But Mr Chiwenga is ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) described the delay as meticulous verification. Zec, which is packed with loyalists of the ruling party, released figures that showed opposition MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai had won the election but without an outright majority and therefore a run-off was ordered.
For 17 years, since its inception in 1999, the party has had one leader in the mould of MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai. ... The opposition leadership was clandestinely pushing for some sort of transitional government that would suspend elections next year until “adequate reforms” are achieved.
Zimbabwe's new president is urging ruling party supporters to refrain from violence in next year's elections as there is no opposition to talk about. President Emmerson Mnangagwa addressed a party congress after it endorsed him as its candidate and closed the door on the era of former leader Robert ...
Mnangagwa at his inauguration described Mugabe as a "father, comrade-in-arms and my leader" but called his swearing-in the day "Zimbabwe renews ... "You can put up tanks against a seating president, but you can't put tanks against a non-performing economy," Tendai Biti, an opposition leader and ...
OPPOSITION MDC-T leader and MDC Alliance presidential candidate Morgan Tsvangirai has dispatched a high-powered three-member delegation on a ... confirmed the trip, saying: “Those three leaders are on a diplomatic mission to apprise to the international community on developments in Zimbabwe, ...
People's Democratic Party leader, Tendai Biti said: "We now have a huge elephant in the living room as we sit here today which is the existence of tanks in the streets; the existence of a new order- the military party state conflation. "For 37 years, the visible expression of the regime was party conflation of the ...
On November 20, one US dollar was fetching the equivalent of $1,90 in bond notes on the streets of Harare. The next day, Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in. Today, the value of a US dollar has fallen to $1,30. One of the jokes doing the rounds in Harare this week is that it ...
Zimbabwean Movement for Democratic Change supporters gather to pay their last respects during the burial of former leader Morgan Tsvangirai in Buhera, Zimbabwe about 200 kilometres south east of Harare, Tuesday, Feb, 20, 2018. Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, aged 65, ...
... and tolerant of the opposition that is the difference,” said the MDC-T party's vice president, Nelson Chamisa. While some in Harare question Mnangagwa's legitimacy, opposition alliance leaders said they respect him as the country's leader. IN PICTURES: White Zimbabwean farmers return to seized land.
Bulawayo - Zimbabwe's government, under newly inaugurated President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has announced "a new economic order" that signals a ... But Nelson Chamisa, a leader of the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance, the country's largest opposition coalition of seven political parties, has ...
Harare – Zimbabwe's opposition, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) party, has reportedly accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of "betraying the ... of Zimbabweans took to the streets last month, in support of the country's military takeover which ushered in Mnangagwa as the country's new leader.
**This image is for use with this specific article only** Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned after 37 years as leader of the southern African ... In the mid-70s, he took on the leadership of the political wing of the militant liberation movement, the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), based ...
The head of Zimbabwe's air force, Perence Shiri, was named minister of agriculture and land affairs despite his notoriety in having led a military operation against opponents of Robert Mugabe in the early 1980s. Opposition leader Tendai Biti said that until then, Zimbabweans had "given the putsch the ...
Former Finance Minister and now opposition Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn leader Simba Makoni has scorned Zimbabweans for dumping their yesteryear discipline to turn into rogues ... "The old Zimbabwean leaders were servants; they were not over lords; they were not masters, they were not chefs," he said.


 

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