Articles tagged 'lovemore moyo'

Moyo speaks after poor UMD election showing 17 August 2018 BULAWAYO - Former Speaker of the National Assembly Lovemore Moyo has said he has now put behind him the trauma of the just-ended election where his party the United Movement for Devolution (UMD) was thoroughly trounced. Moyo did not throw his hat in the presidential ring but opted to have his ...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Tshinga dares opposition parties 23 May 2018 BULAWAYO - Makokoba legislator Tshinga Dube has dared opposition parties vowing to contest in the constituency saying he was taking no prisoners as he was almost hundred percent confident of retaining the seat. The MDC Alliance, which is likely to pose a serious threat to the former War Vetera...
'Tsvangirai to blame for MDC split' 26 March 2018 BULAWAYO - Former MDC chairperson Lovemore Moyo has accused the party's late leader Morgan Tsvangirai as the culprit being behind the latest split in the main opposition. This comes after the party's supreme decision-making body in between congresses, the national council met last Friday and r...
MDC Alliance in limbo 2 November 2017 HARARE - While MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai's continued illness has thrown opposition politics in disarray ahead of the crucial harmonised 2018 elections, we hope opposition political parties will not despair. As we speak the MDC Alliance which has realistic chances to challenge President R...
MDC Alliance principals slammed 25 October 2017 HARARE - MDC organising secretary Abedinico Bhebhe has slammed opposition party principals who have joined hands with Morgan Tsvangirai in the MDC Alliance saying they are fomenting divisions. This comes after Tsvangirai met his vice president Thokozani Khupe and lifted suspensions of treasure...
Tsvangirai, Khupe heal rift 18 October 2017 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has reached out to his disaffected deputy, Thokozani Khupe — meeting her in Harare on Monday to resolve differences related to key strategies ahead of the eagerly-anticipated 2018 national elections. Tsvangirai's spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka, tol...
Tsvangirai heals rift with Khupe 18 October 2017 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has reached out to his disaffected deputy, Thokozani Khupe — meeting her in Harare on Monday to resolve differences related to key strategies ahead of the eagerly-anticipated 2018 national elections. Tsvangirai's spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka, tol...
Tsvangirai placates Khupe 26 September 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has appointed his deputy Thokozani Khupe acting president while he recovers from his current illness in a move widely seen as mending relations between the two heavyweights who have been at loggerheads over the party's alliance with fringe political parties. ...
Tsvangirai, Khupe to bury the hatchet 6 September 2017 HARARE - Sanity could soon return to the country's largest opposition party as the quarrelling parties — MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai and his deputy, Thokozani Khupe — signalled their desire yesterday to smoke a peace pipe to avert a split that might diminish their prospects of winning the 2018 p...
Biti outlines MDC Alliance economic agenda 5 September 2017 HARARE - The MDC Alliance has said it will present a detailed economic blue print in the near future, former Finance minister Tendai Biti has said. Speaking at the Bulawayo launch of a pre-election pact involving seven political organisations on Saturday, the opposition PDP president said a gr...
Tsvangirai's MDC house burning 4 September 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's latest presidential bid could run into serious trouble as he battles to steady the ship rocked by internal party strife. This comes as the MDC leader is at loggerheads with his longest serving deputy Thokozani Khupe, who snubbed his Bulawayo rally on Sat...
Khupe, allies snub Tsvangirai rally 3 September 2017 BULAWAYO - MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe and her allies boycotted party leader Morgan Tsvangirai's rally yesterday, in yet another move fuelling speculation that the country's largest opposition party could be headed for another split. Tsvangirai was headlining an MDC Alliance rally where...
Moyo withdraws poll petition 21 January 2014 HARARE - Lovemore Moyo, the MDC national chairperson, has withdrawn his election petition contesting the results of the July 31 elections for Matobo North constituency, fearing he will not get a fair hearing. Moyo was contesting the results at the Bulawayo High Court citing electoral fraud. ...
'Mudenda must uphold Parly's legislative role' 15 September 2013 HARARE - Our Parliamentary Editor Chengetai Zvauya (CZ) talks to former Speaker of Parliament Lovemore Moyo (LM) about his tenure and that of his successor Jacob Mudenda. Below are excerpts of the interview. CZ: What was your relationship and experience working with Zanu PF legislators in t...
Speaker in catch-22 17 April 2013 HARARE - Speaker Lovemore Moyo is finding it hard to expel from Parliament five legislators who crossed the floor from the Welshman Ncube-led MDC to join the mainstream MDC led by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. The smaller MDC has requested that Nomalanga Khumalo, who is deputy speaker of Parl...
Moyo attacks Executive 3 November 2012 VICTORIA FALLS - Speaker of Parliament Lovemore Moyo has launched a scathing attack on the Executive for disregarding power invested in the August house by continuously overriding its decisions. Officially opening the Parliament pre-budget seminar co-hosted by Parliament and Treasury yesterday, M...