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Morgan Tsvangirai inspired many in the fight for democracy in Zimbabwe. Sadly, the most immediate legacy of the late Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai (MDC-T) leader is a predictable and unseemly succession battle from which the youthful Nelson Chamisa has emerged as victor. By Derek ...
A ROW over the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai (pictured)'s estate continued this week, resulting in the Master of the High Court reportedly appointing two executors. BY OBEY MANAYITI. One of the executors will represent Tsvangirai's family and the other Elizabeth Macheka after the two parties ...

COALITION of Democrats (Code) presidential candidate, Elton Mangoma, has opened up on his tiff with the late MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, saying they differed on matters of principle. by VENERANDA LANGA. Mangoma told NewsDay yesterday that despite their differences, he had remained in ...
Poets from across Africa have come up with an e-poetry collection in honour of the late MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai who died last month after a long battle with colon cancer. The collection is titled "When the Baobab Falls, The Earth Sneezes". Tsvangirai, who had led the MDC since its formation in ...
Morgan Tsvangirai, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader who fought Robert Mugabe's regime for many years, died on Wednesday 14 February after battling against cancer and today marks exactly one month since he left . His death at the age of 65 threw uncertainty over his Movement for ...
Harare- Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly paid tribute to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government for its role in burying the late Morgan Tsvangirai last month. Tsvangirai died in a Johannesburg hospital where he was receiving medical treatment for colon cancer.

About two weeks ago, Elizabeth, the wife of the dearly departed Morgan Tsvangirai, was barred by her mother-in-law from attending her late husband's funeral. She was caught on camera stating that if Elizabeth attended the funeral she would commit suicide. It has come out that some families in Zimbabwe ...
HARARE - Harare councillors have proposed to name one of the streets in the CBD after the late opposition MDC founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Tsvangirai — who died last month aged 65 after a long battle with colon cancer — is credited for changing the face of Zimbabwean politics after winning ...
When Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai succumbed to cancer on February 14, he left his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in turmoil without an obvious successor. Tributes are pouring in for this “hero of the nation”, according to Zimbabwe Standard. Its editorial said: ...
HARARE - The late MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's estate is causing sparks to fly, with the family of the former prime minister accusing his wife, Elizabeth, of tinkering with his valuables and attempting to grab his plush $3 million mansion in Highlands, Harare. This comes after Elizabeth registered her late ...
I never even considered leaving [to join the war], except for a few wistful moments,” he told Sarah Hudleston, who wrote Face of Courage: Morgan Tsvangirai. It was a decision that came back to haunt him when, with other players in civil society and the Zimbabwe Congress of Trades Unions (ZCTU), ...
Buhera - Thousands of Zimbabweans gathered Tuesday to bid a final farewell to opposition veteran Morgan Tsvangirai who was one of Africa's most globally admired politicians and lived to see the fall of his political nemesis Robert Mugabe. Tsvangirai, the country's fiercest opponent of former president ...
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 ...
The death of Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's totemic opposition leader, has left supporters in mourning - and his party having to navigate a precarious leadership transition ahead of landmark presidential elections. In Tsvangirai's place, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) installed on Thursday ...
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died aged 65. He had been suffering from colon cancer for at least two years, but his condition deteriorated rapidly in recent days despite treatment in neighbouring South Africa. His death will be an enormous blow to the opposition in Zimbabwe, ...
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Morgan Tsvangirai, a former labor leader and prime minister of Zimbabwe who once seemed on the cusp of defeating the country's longtime president, Robert G. Mugabe, only to face bloody intimidation that thwarted his ambitions, died on Wednesday night. He was 65.
THE late MDC-T founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai's daughter, Vimbai, on Sunday threw her weight behind party leader Nelson Chamisa during an MDC Alliance campaign rally at Nzvimbo business centre in Chiweshe, Mashonaland Central province. BY Jairos Saunyama. Chamisa, who was elevated to ...

It is a time for them to unite and be able to fulfil the ambitions of their late Richard Morgan Tsvangirai. During Tsvangirai's last days, while he was getting medical treatment in neighboring South Africa, his party endured factional battles over who will serve as acting president -- Elias Mudzuri or Nelson ...
It's a dark moment for Zimbabwe. Iconic opposition leader and former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has died after a two-year battle against colon cancer. His death will remain as one of the rare moments that has united Zimbabwean politicians from across the political divide. His loyal supporters are ...
JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died after a long battle with colon cancer. Tsvangirai has been in and out of hospital since disclosing his diagnosis in June 2016. Earlier this month, there were reports of the MDC leader's health ...
Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's longtime opposition leader and political rival of former Prime Minister Robert Mugabe, has died at 65. His death was confirmed to Reuters by a member of his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party. Earlier this month, it was reported he was critically ill in a hospital in ...
In this Nov. 30, 2016, file photo, Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Harare. Tsvangirai has died at age 65, party spokesman said on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File) 7167896.
Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died at age 65, bringing an end to his long campaign to lead his country. He had been ... “Morgan Tsvangirai will be remembered as one of Zimbabwe's great patriots,” opposition figure and human rights lawyer David Coltart said. “Although, like ...
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died at the age of 65, bringing an end to his long campaign to lead his country. Elias Mudzuri, a vice president of his Movement for Democratic Change party, said Mr Tsvangirai died on Wednesday evening in a Johannesburg hospital. He had ...
Morgan Tsvangirai dominated Zimbabwe's fractured opposition until his death. Photograph: Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images. Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died aged 65. He had been suffering from colon cancer for at least two years, but his condition deteriorated rapidly ...
Chamisa is one of Morgan Tsvangirai's three deputies. In an interview with News24, Chamisa maintained that there were no rifts within the MDC, despite reports that two of his co-deputy presidents abstained from the party's executive meeting on Tuesday. "There are no rifts in the party. The party has a ...
Johannesburg – The rupture inside Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change, has widened after the family of ailing Morgan Tsvangirai disputed the appointment of deputy president Nelson Chamisa as the party's acting leader. According to an SABC news clip, Tsvangirai's ...
THE family of ailing MDC-T president Mr Morgan Tsvangirai is at war as it has divided itself along the party's factional lines in a succession war threatening to collapse the opposition movement. The embattled opposition party was this week thrown into chaos after Mr Tsvangirai's spokesperson Luke ...
There was a scuffle on Wednesday at South Africa's Wits Gordon Hospital, where former Zimbabwe Prime Minister and Movement for Democratic Change Leader Morgan Tsvangirai is battling for his life with cancer. According to an eyewitness, Tsvangirai 's wife Elizabeth Macheka was denied access to ...
THE High Court will tomorrow hear the case in which a Harare man Mr Moreprecision Muzadzi is suing MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai for $80 000. Mr Muzadzi, who hails from the same village with the politician in Buhera, claims he was hired to facilitate coalition talks with prospective allies on behalf ...
Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is critically ill from cancer and may be near death, his family and supporters say. NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton reports that Tsvangirai, 65, has colon cancer – a fact he revealed in 2016 — and family sources have confirmed that his health is deteriorating.
HARARE - Rifts have widened in the MDC after the party's acting president Elias Mudzuri refused to play second fiddle to his co-deputy Nelson Chamisa who was slotted as the main speaker at yesterday's Chitungwiza rally. Morgan Tsvangirai, the MDC Alliance presidential candidate, has chosen Chamisa ...
HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday heaped praise on his deputy Nelson Chamisa, describing him as a “dedicated” cadre on his 40th birthday. In a message on his microblogging site Twitter, an ailing Tsvangirai, who along with Chamisa are members of the MDC's founding “Top Six”, said ...
HARARE - Despite his long absence due to ill-health, MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai (MT)'s influence is being felt at the party's gatherings. The Daily News can report that the former trade unionist who is currently receiving treatment in South Africa remains an enigma throughout MDC structures. An analyst ...
Harare – Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party leader Morgan Tsvangirai has rejected reports that he is battling for his life in South Africa where he is receiving medical attention. Reports last week said that Tsvangirai's situation had gone dire, with NewsDay saying that his doctors had ...
HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's long absence due to ill-health has thrown the MDC into disarray amid rising concerns that with polls only less than five months away, the country's largest opposition party could be missing an opportunity to deal with the former trade unionist's succession, the Daily News can ...
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai is now able to shave and bath himself, a sign that his situation is improving, his brother, Manase Tsvangirai, has said. Morgan Tsvangirai Stopped From Seeking Further Treatment In Germany As His Health Deteriorates. Morgan Tsvangirai. According to ...
MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai is set to get a golden handshake that includes a gratuity, medical cover and the Highlands mansion he occupied during his tenure as Prime Minister, a Cabinet minister has said. Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa said President Mnangagwa ...
Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election may be marked by an unexpected complication, with the news that the charismatic leader of the country's main opposition party may be too unwell to contest the poll. Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai was expected to front an alliance of opposition ...
HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has counselled his impatient lieutenants who are already looking beyond him that he is still in charge and that his successor will only come through proper party processes. Speaking through his spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka, Tsvangirai who is expected ...
“President Mnangagwa wanted to pick some MDC-T members for ministerial posts, but held back after the party's leader, Mr Morgan Tsvangirai threatened to expel from his party prospective appointees unless the opposition leader was himself given a post in the presidium,” Mutsvangwa was reported ...
THE MDC Alliance has conceded that the absence of its principal leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai will affect their chances of positively influencing the electorate, as it prepares to campaign for elections. In an interview yesterday, MDC Alliance spokesperson Professor Welshman Ncube said the opposition ...
HARARE-(MaraviPost)-Zimbabwe's main opposition political group, the MDC Alliance has confirmed that Morgan Tsvangirai will be their presidential flag bearer in the forthcoming presidential elections. The MDC Alliance includes People's Democratic Party (PDP), led by Tendai Biti, Welshman Ncube's ...
These include the arrest of eight Mthwakazi members, the politics of legal representation and the MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai “picturegate” fiasco. This week's piece will focus on Tsvangirai's imminent exit from the political scene — this is based on his January 8 message to the nation when he hinted ...
PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa in 2016 facilitated the disbursement of US$70 000 in state funds to settle medical bills of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who is currently battling cancer of the colon, it has emerged. By Wongai Zhangazha. Mnangagwa, in the company of Vice-President ...
HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's brothers have taken the unusual step of issuing a statement about the opposition leader's health. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) president is receiving treatment for cancer in South Africa, and that's got Zimbabweans talking about whether he'll be well enough ...
MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai says he is “in the process of writing” his second book which chronicles his numerous battles in opposition politics under then President Robert Mugabe's abusive rule. He revealed this in his New Year's message this week. “You, the people have travelled with me a ...
The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) says party leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who has cancer, is not stepping down. In a statement, acting party president, Elias Mudzuri, dismissed reports that Tsvangirai is thinking of relinquishing the MDC-T presidential post due to his seemingly deteriorating ...
“We must recognize the imperative that new hands, with the full blessing of the people, must take this struggle and this country forward,” Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change said in a statement emailed from the capital, Harare. Morgan Tsvangirai speaks during an interview on the ...
State media columnist who writes under the pseudonym Bishop Lazarus has claimed that President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to resolve four issues for former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. The issues are the ownership of the Highlands house, Tsvangirai's pension, medical bills and his ...


 

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