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The strike poses a problem for President Emmerson Mnangagwa who wants to revive a sluggish economy ahead of elections set for July in which he faces a revitalized opposition Movement for Democratic Change party led by 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa. The Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZNA), ...
He comes up against 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa of the Movement for Democratic Change - Tsvangirai (MDC-T), the main opponent for the presidency. Reports by the state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation indicates that President Mnangagwa has lighted the independence flame and the ... Mugabe

Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa says the party has a fantastic economic programme which it will soon launch and roll out to the ... He said the party was being cautious because the President had not yet proclaimed the date for elections and there was a danger of the ... MDC
Khupe insisted that she was MDC-T acting president, arguing the party's constitution gave her the locus standi to claim the post following the death of party founder Morgan Tsvangirai on February 14. Madhuku argued that Chamisa's faction was supposed to give the court the party constitution to ...
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Stanley Manguma, aspiring @MDC_T_ candidate for Gutu West Constituency, was brutally assaulted by soldiers from 4.2 Brigade at Mpandawana Growth point yesterday. Manguma and his colleagues were driving to the @MDCAllianceZW rally in Nyika. Manguma and co were stopped at an ...

MDC Alliance partners here are allegedly failing to pay $40 to a disc jockey (DJ) they hired with his equipment for MDC-T president Mr Morgan Tsvangirai's memorial service in February. Mr Tsvangirai died on February 14 and the MDC Alliance held a memorial service at the Large City Hall on February 17.
In October 2012, Nelson Chamisa wrote a piece titled "MDC-T: Last mile towards real change," where he stated Zimbabwe "saunters towards the demise of the ultimate phase of a hard transition." He said he believed the people of this country had "subliminally" long stored decisions about an ideal future.
Harare - Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party, is reportedly facing a major split after its embattled deputy president, Thokozani Khupe, announced over the weekend that she would be joining forces with the country's former deputy president Joice ... MDC elections
The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has been torn by infighting, before and even during the demise of Morgan Tsvangirai, its founding leader. His death on February 14th provoked a massive outpouring of grief in Harare that rattled the government. It may be easier for the main ... MDC elections
THE embattled MDC-T party on Thursday suspended its national spokesperson Obert Gutu with immediate effect. The decision to suspend Gutu was made by the national council which met for almost six-hours and came up with eight resolutions. The deputy national chairman Morgan Komichi who was ... MDC elections
... weight behind the ruling Zanu-PF party, saying that they would not allow a "toddler" to rule the southern African country. Zimbabwe was expected to go to its first presidential elections without long-time rivals Robert Mugabe and the late Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai. MDC elections
FILE: Members of the Movement for Democratic Change party carry the coffin of Zimbabwe's iconic opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai who died last week after a battle with cancer, during his burial on February 20, 2018, at his rural village Humanikwa in Buhera, Manicaland province. / AFP PHOTO ... MDC elections
Zimbabwean voters include some of the most civic-minded and intelligent citizens in the land. But opposition politicians, especially the MDC ones, have proved to be a fiasco and a volatile troupe incapable of offering a credible and coherent alternative that commands hegemonically, the political, social and ... MDC elections
HARARE ‑ Former Vice President and leader of the opposition party, National People's Party, Joice Mujuru, has announced her decision to join the MDC Alliance. “Be ready, be excited, we are joining the MDC Alliance,” she announced on her Facebook social networking page Wednesday. MDC Alliance is ... MDC elections
More than 5,000 people have attended the burial of Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai in his home village after he died of colon cancer. The burial was marred by divisions in the party he formed and led, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). Crowds booed two leaders challenging ... MDC elections
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 ... MDC elections

The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) formation led by Nelson Chamisa has recalled former Deputy Prime Minister and MDC-T vice president Thokozani Khupe from parliament, claiming that she is no longer a member of the opposition party. But a furious Khupe says she has hired an attorney ...
Nowhere has this been better demonstrated than in Zimbabwe recently, where the tragic death of long-time opposition leader and former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai has plunged his party, the Movement for Democratic Change — Tsvangirai (MDC-T) into an intense and bitter leadership crisis.
FILE: Members of the Movement for Democratic Change party carry the coffin of Zimbabwe's iconic opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai who died last week after a battle with cancer, during his burial on February 20, 2018, at his rural village Humanikwa in Buhera, Manicaland province. / AFP PHOTO ...
Lizard Ngwena also made giant strides in bringing development to Zimbabwe by buying non-productive traditional chiefs very expensive vehicles. Counter revolutionaries were, however, quick to point out that the vehicles would have been better used as ambulances to benefit ordinary Zimbabweans.
Zimbabwe elections Chief clarifies poll dates. February 26, 2018 0 · Disputed MDC-T leader blasted for using God for political mileage. February 25, 2018 0 · 'You put MDC-T in goverment, they'll behave like vagrants' – Senior party official. February 25, 2018 0 · 'Tsvangirai changed Zanu-PF politics'.
Zimbabwean voters include some of the most civic-minded and intelligent citizens in the land. But opposition politicians, especially the MDC ones, have proved to be a fiasco and a volatile troupe incapable of offering a credible and coherent alternative that commands hegemonically, the political, social and ...
Harare – Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) spokesperson, Obert Gutu, has reportedly said that he has not quit politics, adding that he ... Gutu also dismissed reports that the party was fractured, saying that issues that were currently troubling the MDC would come to pass.
More than 5,000 people have attended the burial of Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai in his home village after he died of colon cancer. The burial was marred by divisions in the party he formed and led, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). Crowds booed two leaders challenging ...
MDC leader, Welshman Ncube on Saturday claimed the late MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai had confided in him that he had long forgiven former ... late Tsvangirai at Large City Hall in Bulawayo on Saturday, said Zimbabweans must emulate Tsvangirai's selflessness to ensure peace and unity prevails.
JOHANNESBURG – Heads of state, international government officials and Zimbabwean citizens are on Tuesday expected to descend on the province of Manicaland in Zimbabwe to pay their last respects to opposition party leader Morgan Tsvangirai. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) president ...
Hundreds of Tsvangirai's supporters, wearing the red color of the Movement for Democratic Change party, hiked for kilometers to the airport and then to his home for a vigil. Some complained about the military's role in the funeral and burial arrangements, saying the army had been instrumental in harassing ...
Zimbabwean Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) parliamentarian Eddie Cross, who is also an economist, says Zimbabwe's brief experimentation with economic liberalism deserves far more attention from other countries in the region – including from Zimbabwe's current rulers. The miraculous ...
We are not going to have short-cuts . . . and force issues on Zimbabweans.” “We have absolutely no ... “The (Movement for Democratic Change) will no longer sit back and watch our supporters being killed. . . . We shall take this ... (Speech at the launch of the MDC Alliance). “What we want to tell you ...
Mnangagwa's remarks came following public calls to accord Tsvangirai a national hero status. According to New Zimbabwe.com, the Movement for Democratic Change spokesperson, Obert Gutu said that denying the ex-trade unionist the national hero status did not invalidate his contribution to democracy ...
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 ...
Her other partners were the People's Democratic Party splinter group led by Lucia Matibenga, Zimbabweans United for Democracy Party led by Farai Mbira and the Democratic Assembly for Restoration and ... There was never any agreement about us uniting with MDC-T or their alliance,” she said.
“We have 28 seats in Midlands, but 26 seats are Zanu PF and the other two we lost to MDC-T,” Mnangagwa told party supporters in Mvuma last week. “This time around, promise me that we will not lose any seat. We should get back these two seats.” The two Midlands constituencies have been MDC-T ...
Tsvangirai died Wednesday evening in a Johannesburg hospital, said Elias Mudzuri, a vice president of the Movement for Democratic Change party. The opposition leader had been battling colon cancer for two years. Tsvangirai for years was longtime ruler Robert Mugabe's most potent challenger and ...
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 ...
Morgan Tsvangirai, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader who fought Robert Mugabe's regime for many years, died on Wednesday after battling against cancer, a party official said. His death on Wednesday night at the age of 65 throws uncertainty over his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) ...
... enormous blow to the opposition in Zimbabwe, coming only months before the first elections were due to be held in the former British colony since the end of Robert Mugabe's near four-decade rule last year. Tsvangirai's illness, revealed in 2016, has divided his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) ...
“Several malicious and unfounded falsehoods have been deliberately peddled by the Zanu PF leadership and elements within the MDC Alliance regarding a ... Zimbabwe is barely four months before a watershed post-coup election and it cannot afford the luxury of immature divisive smear politics.”.
MDC-T national youth assembly has demanded the immediate resignation of President Emmerson Mnangagwa saying he has failed to govern the country and turn around the economy. The youth chairperson, Happymore Chidziva, told journalists on Tuesday during a press conference that Mnangagwa ...
MDC-T Harare provincial chairperson Erick Murai confirmed that Harare councillors – mostly from the opposition party – had passed a vote of no confidence in Manyenyeni on allegations that he was no longer co-operating with them and not following the wishes and aspirations of the opposition party.
Cape Town – Acting Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Nelson Chamisa, says he has called for an an extra ordinary executive and council meeting on Thursday to deal with the power struggles that have hit the party since he was "appointed" interim leader last week. Chamisa is one of ...
HARARE: Morgan Tsvangirai, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader who fought Robert Mugabe's regime for many years, died on Wednesday after ... lost our icon and fighter for democracy,” Elias Mudzuri, one of the vice presidents of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party, said on Twitter.
Tsvangirai was the veteran leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, and one of the most prominent critics of the former Zimbabwean ... In 1989 he became secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, emerging as opposition leader in 1997 and forming the MDC two years later.
Cape Town - Power struggles remained in the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) over the weekend, with Nelson Chamisa maintaining that he was the acting president of Zimbabwe's main opposition party. Reports last week indicated that the MDC was embroiled in a power struggle over who was in ...
Reports said exiled G40 members who allegedly now front the New Patriotic Front (NPF) wanted to rope in Mujuru, disgruntled MDC-T members and PDP ... “As a principle, the organisers could never acquiesce to the condescending characterisation of other Coalitions in Zimbabwe as meaningless 'Toms, ...
Harare - Zimbabwe's main opposition was embroiled in a power struggle on Friday over who is in charge of the party months before key elections, as leader Morgan Tsvangirai receives cancer treatment in hospital. Two vice presidents of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party clashed openly ...
Since Wednesday, the MDC-T wrangle took several twists and turns that exposed a deep-seated leadership crisis, as Tsvangirai's two deputies, Mudzuri and Nelson Chamisa, openly fought to lead the party. Mudzuri was “demoted” through a letter from Tsvangirai's spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka on ...
The trio has of late been boycotting all MDC Alliance rallies. The alliance is made up of MDC-T, MDC, PDP, Transform Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF), Zanu Ndonga and the Multi-Racial Christian Democratic Party. “Every party member has a right to hold election campaign rallies. Likewise, the ...
HARARE - The Generation 40 (G40) faction is bidding to bring together former vice president Joice Mujuru and the MDC as part of its wider campaign to ... African Development Community (Sadc) and the African Union (AU) — appealing for their intervention to help Zimbabwe return to “constitutional rule”.


 

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