Articles tagged 'mdc'

MDC youths to avenge vendor's death 23 October 2018 HARARE - MDC youths are threatening an Arab Spring-type of revolution to avenge the death of a 40-year-old vendor who was killed in Harare recently. The vendor was fatally shot by an unnamed motorist who was wearing a scarf similar to the one often worn by President Emmerson Mnangagwa early th...
Man sues Tsvangirai estate 19 October 2018 HARARE - The late MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai's estate has been hauled before the High Court over the late founding leader's alleged failure to pay a man who claims to have helped the opposition leader stitch a coalition deal for the 2013 general elections. Initially, Moreprecision Muzadzi...
Chamisa, Khupe feud resumes 18 October 2018 HARARE - The feud between MDC leader Nelson Chamisa and MDC T president Thokozani Khupe resumed yesterday, after the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) heard the matter in which the ex-Bulawayo Metropolitan Province MP is challenging her expulsion from Parliament. Khupe, who participated in the ...
MDC ordered to pay sacked employee $25k 18 October 2018 HARARE - Nelson Chamisa's MDC is set to lose property worth $25 000 to a former employee who successfully sued the opposition party over unfair dismissal. Alec Tabe petitioned the High Court demanding that his former employer pays him his money as well as damages for the loss of employment. ...
MDC slams ban of jerry cans at service stations 17 October 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has scoffed at the shock move by Energy minister Joram Gumbo to impose a blanket ban on the use of jerry cans and other metal containers at fuel service stations. The MDC branded the move “insane and mind-boggling”. “He makes this declaration in a misdire...
MDC @19 gala set for next weekend 17 October 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has set a date for its 19th anniversary celebrations which were last month postponed following a government ban on public gatherings. The ban, which has not yet been lifted, was imposed in a bid to contain the spread of cholera which broke out in Harare's Bu...
MDC reconfigures party structures 16 October 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has announced a reconfiguration of party structures, including doing away with Chitungwiza and Midlands South provinces to align it with the national architecture of 10 provinces. Unlike the ruling Zanu PF party whose provinces reflect the country's constitut...
MDC MPs begin Ninth Parly impressively 15 October 2018 HARARE - While it could be too early to judge the performance of legislators in the Ninth Parliament, MDC parliamentarians have had a good start judging from the number of motions they have so far raised in the National Assembly. Members of Parliament from the MDC introduced a number of motion...
MDC to join ZCTU demos 14 October 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has resolved to join the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) and the rest of the suffering citizens in protesting against the deteriorating economic conditions in the country. The resolution was made during the MDC's urgent national executive committee ...
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...
No to GNU talks — Chamisa 10 October 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says he will not be “tricked” into a government of national unity (GNU) like what happened with the party's founding president, Morgan Tsvangirai, in 2008. Chamisa poured cold water on sentiments that he must smoke a peace pipe with President Emmerson Mnangag...
Chitungwiza mayor, deputy suspended 9 October 2018 HARARE – Chitungwiza mayor Gift Tsverere and his deputy Jabulani Mtunzi have been suspended, following a High Court application challenging their appointments. This followed an application by Kiven Mutimbanyoka, who cited Local Government minister July Moyo, Tsverere, Mtunzi, acting Chitungwiz...
Talk to Chamisa to spur economy, ED urged 8 October 2018 HARARE - With the country's economy continuing to haemorrhage badly despite the government's best efforts, analysts and ordinary citizens are urging President Emmerson Mnangagwa to engage opposition leader Nelson Chamisa (pictured)to stem an economic “Armageddon” similar to 2008. Among the pro...
Moyo lauds MDC mayors over cholera contributions 8 October 2018 HARARE – Health and Child Care minister Obadiah Moyo, pictured, has commended the opposition MDC mayors for their contribution towards fighting the cholera epidemic which recently claimed the lives of over 45 people mainly in the capital, Harare. This comes as government has managed to contain...
Sikhala stirs Zanu PF anger in Parly 8 October 2018 HARARE - Opposition Zengeza West MP Job “Wiwa” Sikhala has become well known in the National Assembly for his provocative and controversial statements. Wiwa, who is MP on the MDC Alliance ticket, sees politics as a bloodsport, and dedicates his time to wheeling out pure political aggression ag...
ED's commission of inquiry faces fresh court challenge 6 October 2018 HARARE - A Zimbabwean woman has approached the High Court seeking to stop the work of a commission of inquiry set up by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to investigate the August 1, 2018 killings, pending the outcome of another case in which she is demanding to have the appointment of some members nu...
'ED has no original concepts' 4 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has no original concepts of his own and is now relying on copying from the MDC even when the ideas are not sound, the opposition party's leader Nelson Chamisa, pictured,  has claimed. Chamisa, who has refused to accept Mnangagwa's victory in the July 30 el...
MDC loses Matabeleland grip 4 October 2018 HARARE - MDC's popularity has dwindled in Matabeleland, with voters shunning the polls in protest of underdevelopment in the region compared to other parts of the country, a report has revealed. The report released by Solidarity Peace Trust this week indicated that the populace in the region i...
War vets switch horses to Chamisa 2 October 2018 HARARE - War veterans in Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) yesterday took part in the time-honoured Zimbabwean political tradition of switching team jerseys to Nelson Chamisa's MDC Alliance. The war veterans, among them NPP senior officials including national chairperson Dzikamai Ma...
Parliamentarians to declare assets by Friday 2 October 2018 HARARE - Parliamentarians have until Friday to declare details of their assets and income, as part of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's drive to boost transparency and reinforce the government's commitment to fighting corruption in the recession-hit economy. This comes after Mnangagwa declared th...
MDC postpones anniversary, again 27 September 2018 HARARE - The MDC party has yet again postponed its 19th anniversary celebrations which had been scheduled for the weekend. This is in compliance with a ban on public gatherings and street vending imposed by government in a bid to contain the spread of cholera, which has claimed more than 45 li...
MDC activists asked to return inputs 27 September 2018 MUTARE - Zanu PF's politicisation of farming inputs has hit a new low as the party is now demanding that opposition supporters who benefited from the Presidential Inputs Scheme return them. MDC activists from Chipatarongo Village in Nyanga North Ward 6 were ordered to return the inputs at a me...
Trust, sincerity key in dialogue 21 September 2018 HARARE - There are instances in life when we opt to resort to the basics in shaping key life trends, including political directions. Dialogue, in essence refers to a conversation between two or more people or groupings. It is opposed to monologue, which is a conversation within the self. Pe...
'Demonstrators' to appear in court on October 9 19 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance election agents, vendors and ordinary people who are alleged to have demonstrated against Zec over the delay in release of presidential election results have had their trial date set for October 9. Among those set to appear in the trial are former Harare South legislator ...
MDC weighs option to contest Mutoko North by-election 18 September 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC, which alleged electoral fraud in the July 30 general election, said yesterday it would consult its rank-and-file membership over a decision to contest in the upcoming Mutoko North by-elections, the latest twist in a long-running election dispute. This comes...