Articles tagged 'khupe'

Small parties roped in to legitimise Zanu PF 'win' 11 August 2018 HARARE - Zanu has gone into an overdrive to legitimise its contested poll victory by roping in fringe opposition parties to endorse the outcome of the just-ended elections. President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa won the July 30 presidential election with 50,8 percent of the votes cast, against his...
Chamisa wants Khupe blocked from using MDC symbol at Nomination Court 14 June 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has a written a letter to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscillah Chigumba, seeking to bar the Thokozani Khupe-led camp from using the party’s symbols at today’s Nomination Court. The party’s chief election agent, Jameson Timba told Ch...
ED is 'new face of the old order', says Chamisa 11 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is not delivering change in the country after the years of Robert Mugabe, a Zimbabwean opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, has said. He told HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur: "He has refused to be the face of the new order. In fact, he has chosen to be the new fac...
Khupe opens new party offices 18 April 2018 BULAWAYO – Expelled MDC deputy president Thokozani Khupe has opened new party offices in the Bulawayo central business district. As her split with MDC president Nelson Chamisa became imminent last month, a faction led by Khupe took control of the party's Bulawayo provincial offices, but was or...
Will all 118 political parties last the race? 15 April 2018 HARARE - While there are at least 118 political parties registered to take part in this year’s harmonised elections, few of them will survive until election day with others vanishing after elections. This is not the first election that has been dominated by such political parties with suspicio...
Chamisa 'drowns' Khupe 13 April 2018 HARARE – Long-serving  MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe's association with the party is effectively and officially over, after she was recalled from Parliament yesterday. Khupe and two other former top MDC officials, national  spokesperson Obert Gutu and organising secretary Abednigo Bhebhe,...
Grand coalition fails to take off 2 April 2018 HARARE - Chances of opposition political parties forming a grand coalition to battle with Zanu PF at the forthcoming polls are narrowing to zero with more and more disjointed alliances emerging each day, the Daily News can report. While opposition leaders concur that the only way to end Zanu P...
New Zim is coming: Chamisa 20 January 2018 HARARE – In the most comprehensive policy speech of the presidential campaign, MDC vice president Nelson Chamisa has presented an opposition MDC Alliance vision of a growth and fairness economy, an economic agenda intended to end cash shortages, revive derelict factories, lift wages, expand socia...
Tsvangirai calls vultures to order 18 January 2018 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 ho...
Should MDC think of Tsvangirai's successor? 1 October 2017 HARARE - Just like the ruling Zanu PF party, Zimbabwe's largest opposition party — the MDC — is facing the same headaches of succession that have become apparent now that its charismatic leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is under the weather. The MDC leader was airlifted to South Africa earlier last ...
Tsvangirai, Khupe in crucial meeting 10 September 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai and his deputy Thokozani Khupe will meet tomorrow to try and save the labour-backed opposition from splitting — following a nasty fallout caused by disagreements over a coalition with other opposition parties. Tsvangirai has not been seeing eye-to-eye with...
MDC heads for another split 29 August 2017 HARARE - The country's largest opposition party, the MDC, could be headed for another split owing to widening differences in its top echelons over an alliance pact sealed by Morgan Tsvangirai on August 5. Thokozani Khupe — Tsvangirai's longest serving deputy — has teamed up with several other ...
MDC suspends Bhebhe, six youths 26 August 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has suspended the party's national organising secretary, Abednico Bhebhe, along with six members of the youth assembly pending full investigations into their alleged involvement in the violent skirmishes that targeted his deputy, Thokozani Khupe, recently. ...
Mujuru, Khupe accused in plot to oust Tsvangirai 13 June 2017 HARARE - With the clock ticking towards make-or-break harmonised polls next year, the MDC has been plunged into another hair-raising conspiracy linking some of its top officials to a plot to block Morgan Tsvangirai from leading a grand coalition against President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party. ...
ZBC defends Parly 'censorship' 6 May 2017 HARARE - State-controlled Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings (ZBH) — managers of ZTV — has defended its censorship of live parliamentary debates, arguing it was their editorial policy, targeted at making the channel family friendly. This comes after opposition political parties yesterday slammed t...
Ncube's MDC slams Khupe 4 February 2017 HARARE - The Welshman Ncube-led MDC has reacted angrily to MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe's remarks that there is no need for the Morgan Tsvangirai-led party to have coalition partners in Bulawayo. On Wednesday, Khupe said while she is not against a grand coalition, her view was that such ...
'Campaign against Chamisa escalates' 26 November 2015 HARARE - Supporters of Kuwadzana legislator Nelson Chamisa say his rivals in the MDC are allegedly ratcheting up the pressure to get him isolated and banished from the party. One of his allies who spoke to the Daily News yesterday said the latest indication that there was a campaign...
Khupe under threat 4 July 2014 HARARE - The MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai has rolled out its much-awaited congress starting at ward levels — with the party vice presidency likely to be contested at the main event to be held in October. Although the MDC has rolled out congresses at the lower levels — it is yet to come up with...