Articles tagged 'elias mudzuri'

Zim politics must show maturity 2 December 2018 HARARE - The MDC — undoubtedly the country's biggest opposition party — had its supporters out on the streets of the capital in a demonstration they had branded as the mother of all protests. On one hand, the fact that the party got an opportunity to gather and march without any hindrance show...
Mudzuri's VP post remains secure: MDC 1 December 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has re-assured under-fire vice president Elias Mudzuri that his position is secure even after being booed off stage by opposition supporters at a Harare rally on Thursday. Mudzuri was forced to abort his address, as tempers flared over his recent meeting wit...
'Fire me if I was wrong to meet ED' 29 November 2018 HARARE - Under-fire MDC vice president Elias Mudzuri feels disrespected after being publicly dressed down by party members for meeting President Emmerson Mnangagwa without approval. He has also challenged those who feel he was wrong to fire him from the party. Mudzuri was the only MDC offic...
Mudzuri in trouble for meeting Mnangagwa 26 November 2018 HARARE - MDC youths have called for the expulsion of the party's vice president Elias Mudzuri after he allegedly attended a meeting with President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday at State House against his party's resolution not to. more news to follow...   Sign up to receive BREAKING NEWS ...
Final warning for Chamisa rivals 25 November 2018 HARARE - MDC officials accused of plotting to oust Nelson Chamisa from the party's leadership were given final warnings at the party's national council meeting held in the capital on Friday. Party insiders told the Daily News on Sunday yesterday that the officials had Chamisa to thank after he...
Chamisa belts rivals 12 November 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has warned officials eyeing his position against working with Zanu PF to grab power from him saying he is firmly in charge of the country's largest opposition party and would not tolerate dissent. Chamisa rose to the MDC presidency following the party's found...
'Dirty money' ravages MDC 9 November 2018 HARARE - Fresh fissures have emerged in opposition leader Nelson Chamisa's MDC — amid damaging allegations of heightened factionalism and the use of “dirty money” to destabilise the party, the Daily News can report. This comes as Chamisa appeared to pull the rug from under the feet of his part...
Mudzuri guns for Chamisa's job 30 October 2018 HARARE - Nelson Chamisa faces a challenge for the MDC presidency from his deputy Elias Mudzuri when the party goes for a potentially explosive congress next year, the Daily News can report. Chamisa came to the leadership of the MDC in controversial fashion early this year following the death o...
Chamisa appeals to internal rivals, defends firing mayors 29 October 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has appealed to his internal party rivals seeking to challenge his position saying it is too early as he is yet to finish the task his predecessor, the late party founding president Morgan Tsvangirai, gave him. Chamisa rose to the MDC presidency after Tsvangi...
Chamisa confronts his deputy Mudzuri 12 October 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa called his deputy Elias Mudzuri to order during the party's national standing committee meeting held at the party headquarters in Harare recently for engaging in perceived acts that could undermine unity in the party. This was after Mudzuri had been linked to...
Chief Justice orders High Court to resolve Chamisa-Khupe row urgently 12 May 2018 HARARE - The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the High Court to urgently resolve a feud between the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC camp and  a rival camp led by Thokozani Khupe which is insisting on using  the party name and symbols. This comes after the Chamisa-led MDC camp filed a Supreme Court appli...
Khupe-MDC slams Tsvangirai 4 May 2018 HARARE - The Breakaway MDC led by Thokozani Khupe has slammed the late Morgan Tsvangirai for the problems convulsing the opposition party saying he whimsically amended a progressive constitution to prolong his stay in power and also tighten his grip on power. Tsvangirai, in July 2016, appointe...
'MDC Alliance partners not visible enough' 10 April 2018 HARARE - MDC vice president Elias Mudzuri has said some of their MDC Alliance partners are not “visible enough” on the ground, urging them to touch base with the grassroots to complement the coalition's countrywide rallies. He said the Alliance partners must mobilise support in all constituenc...
Court orders Khupe's eviction 17 March 2018 BULAWAYO - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa scored a major court victory against his nemesis, Thokozani Khupe, after the High Court ordered her eviction from the party's provincial headquarters yesterday. Khupe had seized the offices, claiming she was the legitimate MDC leader, following last month’s...
'Expelling Khupe will be disastrous for MDC' 12 March 2018 HARARE - Expelling MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe could be disastrous for the opposition party ahead of the 2018 elections, analysts have warned. This comes as the opposition party's president, Nelson Chamisa, says Khupe has been given an extra three days — after defying a seven-day ultima...
Chamisa, Khupe quarrel deepens 11 March 2018 HARARE - There are growing worries within the MDC that the party is close to completely scuttling its electoral prospects in this year's crunch national elections - amid revelations that the camp loyal to under-fire vice president Thokozani Khupe may be planning to boot out of the party newly-ins...
Former Zim PM Tsvangirai dies 15 February 2018 HARARE - Opposition MDC leader and former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has died at the age of 65 after a long battle with cancer. Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize successively in 2008 and 2009, the veteran leader died late afternoon yesterday surrounded by his family in the Wits D...
MDC factional fights escalate 14 February 2018 HARARE - The MDC crisis deepened yesterday when one of the vice presidents — Elias Mudzuri who was on Monday barred from entering the party's headquarters by angry party youths — snubbed a crucial meeting called to try and heal the rift threatening to split the country's largest opposition party....
Church calls for reconciliation in MDC 14 February 2018 BULAWAYO - The head of the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) has urged MDC leaders to set aside their differences and put national interest ahead of their individual interest. This comes after the party’s three vice presidents Thokozani Khupe, Elias Mudzuri and Nelson Chamisa have been engage...
Mudzuri barred from MDC offices 13 February 2018 HARARE - MDC youths yesterday sealed the party's Harvest House headquarters prompting one of the vice presidents — Elias Mudzuri, who is locked in a vicious succession tussle with two other colleagues — to cancel his scheduled address to senior officials as the infighting reached frightening leve...
Mujuru pushes for new coalition 13 February 2018 HARARE - Opposition National People's Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has finally managed to push for a drop of the of the 'MDC' prefix in the 'MDC Alliance' name and the main opposition party's logo, as she moots a new grand coalition that would involve at least 84 parties. The former vice pr...
Tsvangirai's MDC continues to burn 12 February 2018 BULAWAYO - There is seemingly no end in sight to the serious factional fighting that is devouring the MDC, with fresh cracks emerging in the Bulawayo provincial executive of the party — where one of the key figures has broken ranks with his regional comrades and is now punting Nelson Chamisa as h...
Mwonzora under fire 7 February 2018 HARARE - MDC secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora — who is also the opposition party's lawyer — is under fire for failing to take necessary steps to protect MDC property from foreclosure and charging the opposition party obscenely high legal costs. This comes after the MDC headquarters was left ...
Mudzuri protests speaking before Chamisa at rally 5 February 2018 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 Cha...
Khupe threatens to quit MDC 14 January 2018 HARARE - The MDC is headed for turbulent times amid reports that its longest serving deputy Thokozani Khupe is contemplating stepping down should Morgan Tsvangirai attempt to hand over power to any of her juniors. Tsvangirai who is battling cancer of the colon hinted last week that he was cons...