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In the proposed MDC Alliance political party I also propose Chamisa appoints Ncube as Vice President while Tendai Biti replaces Abednigo Bhebhe as Organising Secretary. It might not be popular with some but its necessary. The most important agenda for the party is to get Nelson Chamisa into State ...
His statement was disputed by former finance minister Tendai Biti, the leader of the opposition People's Democratic Party and a constitutional lawyer. "It's not correct," Biti said by phone from Harare. "The diaspora people, if they want to vote, could easily vote in the presidential election, which is not seated in ...

Political analysts yesterday slammed MDC-T Alliance for selling voters opposing development ideologies at the same rally at Kondo in Chipinge on Saturday, describing the union as an alliance of "bodies not ideology". At the rally, People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mr Tendai Biti spoke of rural ...
“Part of our agenda is to rebuild the economy,” Tendai Biti, a member of the southern African nation's main opposition alliance who served as finance minister from 2009 to 2013 in a coalition government, said in an interview on Wednesday at Bloomberg's office in Johannesburg. “We want to build a $100bn ...
"Part of our agenda is to rebuild the economy," Tendai Biti, a member of the country's main opposition alliance who served as finance minister from 2009 to 2013 in a coalition government, said in an interview on Wednesday at Bloomberg's office in Johannesburg. "We want to build a $100bn economy ...
Johannesburg - Zimbabwe's elections scheduled to take place this year will be the most important in a generation and critical to restoring democracy and economic growth in the southern African nation that has been dominated by one party since independence in 1980, said opposition politician Tendai Biti.

Zimbabwe's elections scheduled to take place in 2018 will be the most important in a generation and critical to restoring democracy and economic growth in a country that has been dominated by one party since independence in 1980, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) politician Tendai Biti said on ...
Other MDC Alliance partners, who were in the delegation include MDC-T secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora, People's Democratic Party leader Tendai Biti, Transform Zimbabwe leader Jacob Ngarivhume, Agrippa Mutambara (Zimbabwe People First) and Ariel Sakunje (Zanu Ndonga). “We had a very ...
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OPPOSITION People's Democratic Party leader Tendai Biti has lashed out at President Emmerson Mnangagwa, saying he lacked the political charisma to match MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa in a free and fair election. BY KENNETH NYANGANI/SHINGIRAI VAMBE. Addressing an ...
FINANCE and Economic Development Deputy Minister Terrence Mukupe says former treasury chief Tendai Biti was partly to blame for the country's recurrent cash crisis. The Zanu PF official was addressing senators during the question and answer session in the upper house last Thursday. Asked what ...
Former Finance minister Tendai Biti said Zanu PF had always abused State institutions during election campaigns. “This shows that Zanu PF is a criminal party. It is a predatory party that has captured state institutions so these institutions have also become predatory and it's a problem,” he said.
Expelled Movement for Democratic Change vice-president Thokozani Khupe has queried why her faction was not given a share of the $1.8 million meant for the MDC-T under the Political Parties Finance Act when former party secretary-general Tendai Biti was given his share when he broke away in 2014 ...
HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government is blaming former Finance minister Tendai Biti for the deepening cash shortages, saying he left only $217 in government coffers. Biti became Finance minister in 2009 when a unity government was formed by bitter adversaries former president ...
In 2014, another split occurred when then MDC-T secretary-general, Tendai Biti and deputy treasurer-general, Elton Mangoma pulled out of the party to form MDC Renewal which later split into two groups, one led by Biti, which became People's Democratic Party and another led by Mangoma, called ...
Former Finance minister Tendai Biti has said only an Act of Parliament and Statutory Instrument have legal effect, rubbishing an exchange control directive which was used to cobble a list of companies and individuals that had stashed money outside Zimbabwe. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA. “An exchange control ...

The ructions in the country's largest opposition party mark the third split of the original MDC, formed in 1999. The MDC initially split in 2005 with Welshman Ncube walking away from the then Tsvangirai-led party. In 2014 the opposition movement split again with Tendai Biti at the front of the rebellion.
Mr Chamisa and fellow principal in the MDC Alliance coalition, Mr Tendai Biti, including Mr Dewa Mavhinga — the director of Human Rights Watch in Southern Africa, a non-governmental organisation — appeared before the same US Senate committee on December 13 last year and urged the US ...
HARARE - As the country hurtles towards the watershed 2018 elections, with less than four months to go, People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti has attacked Zanu PF for failing to fulfil promises it made to the electorate in the run up to the 2013 election. While Zanu PF seeks to extend its ...
Speaking at yesterday's rally, MDC Alliance partner Tendai Biti, who leads the People's Democratic Party (PDP) said they will never again allow Zanu PF to treat Mashonaland East as its private property. “We are making a statement to Zanu PF that this will never be the private property of Zanu PF again.
... the party's constitution and the internecine battles threatening to tear the party apart. The MDC paid dearly and handed an easy victory to the ruling Zanu-PF in 2006 when the opposition party split over whether to take party in senate elections. It split again in 2013 when secretary general Tendai Biti left to ...
Former finance minister Tendai Biti has been at the forefront of pointing out the futility of doing so under the current legal framework. In a recent interview with the Independent, Biti said Mnangagwa needs proper legal instruments to enforce the law and deal with the situation. "There needed to be a legal ...
The MDC paid dearly and handed an easy victory to the ruling ZANU PF in 2006 when the opposition party split over whether to take party in senate elections. It split again in 2013 when secretary general Tendai Biti left to form his own party after the MDC lost in general elections that year. AFP. Read next ...
FILE - Zimbabwe's then-finance minister Tendai Biti talks at a news conference in Harare, Feb. 18, 2009. "The U.S. dollar is legal tender in this country," Biti said. "When you talk of externalization, you are talking of getting foreign currency — money which is not legal tender of that country outside Zimbabwe.
MORGAN Tsvangirai, (may his soul rest in eternal peace), dreamed of an animal called grand coalition. It was never to be. Tsvangirai died on February 14. He left his party weak and fragmented. That was despite a fraud called MDC-Alliance, incorporating former members of the MDC that Tsvangirai split ...
But now opposition leader Tendai Biti is alleging that Zanu-PF, under Mnangagwa, is just that. "We will resist these post-colonial imperial manipulations by the former colonial power," said Biti in response to claims that Britain has cosied up to Mnangagwa. Could Mugabe echo these words if he bounces ...
Sonny Phiri, a campaign fundraising committee member of the MDC Alliance and national deputy chairperson of the People's Democratic Party, led by Tendai Biti said: “The demand by Mugabe for cash payment of his pension lump sum should be viewed as a demand by a greedy and selfish former ...
Chamisa, who was accompanied by People's Democratic Party leader Tendai Biti, assured the business community that the incoming MDC Alliance government would necessitate policy consistency and imbue a sense of policy clarity that was necessary to spur forward the national economy. He said once ...
HARARE - MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has said his administration will bring an end to cash shortages and scrap bond notes once elected into office. He told a campaign rally in Victoria Falls last Friday that Zimbabwe's “bond note” currency — introduced by toppled despot Robert ...
Former finance minister Tendai Biti says President Emmerson Mnangagwa should have provided proper legal instruments to enforce and clarify the amnesty he granted those who illegally externalised funds outside the country. Mnangagwa said the amnesty, whose initial deadline ended last week, has ...
Former Finance minister Tendai Biti said the whole process lacks legal clarity, adding that while externalisation involves the illegal transfer of foreign currency outside the country, in the Zimbabwean context the issue of foreign currency was redefined in 2009 when the country adopted the multi-currency ...
FORMER Finance Minister and MDC Alliance co-principal Tendai Biti says President Emmerson Mnangagwa's barren 100 days in office have exposed the “Esigodini butcher” for being full of promises but lean on delivery. Biti was speaking in an exclusive interview with NewZimbabwe.com following the ...
FORMER Finance Minister and MDC Alliance co-principal Tendai Biti says President Emmerson Mnangagwa's barren 100 days in office have exposed the “Esigodini butcher” for being full of promises but lean on delivery. Biti was speaking in an exclusive interview with NewZimbabwe.com following the ...
Mourners gather around the coffin of the late MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai at a memorial service in Harare on Sunday. Picture: Reuters. MORGAN Tsvangirai would not have wanted to “rest” at Heroes' Acre where many who fought in Zimbabwe's liberation war are buried. This is according to Tendai Biti, ...
But in 2017, Tsvangirai reunited with his former allies Tendai Biti and Welshman Ncube, who both left Tsvangirai's wing of the party, to run together in the 2019 elections. Now the party could struggle to launch a credible election challenge to Zanu-PF, which is often accused of decades of brutal repression ...
... Mavima on Thursday nullified the results and immediately announced that affected candidates would rewrite next Friday between 10am and 12 noon. Mavima was yesterday not answering his phone and did not respond to questions sent to him. Top lawyer and former Finance minister Tendai Biti said the ...
Opposition leader President Tendai Biti has predicted a violent 2018 election and further warned the November 2017 "coup" against then President Robert Mugabe was certain to recur as the military has tested power. The People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader was speaking during a panel discussion at ...
She compared herself with the MDC-T's former Secretary General Tendai Biti who was expelled in 2014 by the late parry leader, Morgan Tsvangirai. Khupe said, “When Biti split the money was shared. Why not this time? Is it because Khupe is a woman or because she comes from a different region?
Tendai Biti enjoys illusionary historical successes of 2009, yet he forgets that by 2013 the country was still dependent on hope for assistance from external players with next to nothing in terms of production. Apart from the scandalous Marange Diamonds mining and tobacco production, there was hardly any ...
People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader and top member of the MDC Alliance Mr Tendai Biti came under fire last week from business leaders attending a two-day CEO Africa Round Table discussion forum in Victoria Falls for lobbying the United States not to lift sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe.
FORMER Finance Minister Mr Tendai Biti has denounced Mr Robert Mugabe for denigrating the new dispensation, saying the former president should be reminded that he is no longer in Government. Last week, Mr Mugabe told journalists that the new Government was “illegitimate” and that a meeting ...
People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader and top member of the MDC Alliance Mr Tendai Biti came under fire last week from business leaders attending a two-day CEO Africa Round Table discussion forum in Victoria Falls for lobbying the United States not to lift sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe.
While it is largely expected that government will not bring back the money, the question of whether any law was broken in “externalising funds” has been raised. Former Finance minister Tendai Biti said there were a number of questions that required answers, adding it could be an exercise in futility.
Responding to questions about the worsening cash shortages in the Senate on Thursday, deputy Finance minister Terrence Mukupe said they inherited a bankrupt ministry. He said Tendai Biti who was the finance minister during the Government of National Unity left only $217. Said Mukupe: You still ...
It was also on the same day that former Zimbabwean Finance Minister Tendai Biti clearly laid out the financial disaster that Zimbabwe was enduring. Ninety percent unemployment. Yes, ninety. The majority of the country are living on a sum of 40 US cents a day. That is R5 a day or R150 a month. And since ...
People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Tendai Biti — who is also a key figure in the MDC Alliance — told the Daily News on Sunday yesterday that Chamisa's nomination had been made with the complete agreement of all the leaders of the grouping. Apart from the mainstream MDC, the alliance includes ...
“The deaths are a result of a conflict emanating from the failure to deal with a peripheral issue of congestion,” said PDP led by former Finance minister Tendai Biti. “A government with no respect for human life must be jettisoned, removing (former president Robert) Mugabe and a few Generation 40 fellows is ...
Prominent politicians, the then MDC-T secretary-general Tendai Biti and Elton Mangoma, also left the party, and were eventually expelled in 2014. Another indication that Tsvangirai's party was personality-based is that he was able to single-handedly appoint two more vice-presidents, Chamisa and ...
The poignant answer came from another presenter, Tendai Biti, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) president and secretary of the MDC Alliance. "The post-coup scenario has brought extremely dangerous situations in Zimbabwe. The army has essentially taken over! There is nothing that will stop the tanks ...


 

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