Articles tagged 'mdc'

MDC slams govt "treason craze" 7 March 2019 Nelson Chamisa's MDC Alliance yesterday angrily reacted to the incarceration of its deputy treasurer-general and Kuwadzana East MP Charlton Hwende on charges of attempting to subvert a constitutionally-elected government, saying holding divergent views does not constitute treasonous conduct.
Sparks to fly as MDC bigwigs meet 5 March 2019 THE MDC's national standing committee (NSC) meets in the capital city tomorrow to finalise congress preparations amid serious jostling for positions among party bigwigs.
ED opens up: Sets conditions for dialogue 1 February 2019 HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, has denied reports suggesting that all is not well between him and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, the Daily News can report. Speaking to journalists at an informal media briefing at Munhumutapa Building — the citadel of government power — ...
Chamisa fears for his life. . . warms up to dialogue 30 January 2019 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says his life is now in danger following his harassment by State security agents over the weekend, the Daily News can report. The opposition leader, who disputes President Emmerson Mnangagwa's presidency and legitimacy, was harassed twice by overzealous State...
Nelson Chamisa fears for his life 29 January 2019 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says his life is now in danger following his harassment by State security agents over the weekend, the Daily News can report. [Adz] [GoogleAd]  
Chamisa raises alarm over security situation 23 January 2019 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC yesterday said it had written to the Southern Africa Development Community (Sadc), the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) to swiftly intervene in the deteriorating security and economic situation claiming that hundreds of its party officials includi...
We won't impeach Mnangagwa: MDC 23 January 2019 HARARE - MDC legislators said they were not going to be used by Zanu PF to fight their factional battles through the planned impeachment of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. This comes amid high fears over the plot to impeach Mnangagwa who initially swept into office in November 2017, following a ...
MDC petitions Parly over arrests 23 January 2019 HARARE - The main opposition MDC has petitioned Parliament over what it described as unwarranted arrests and persecution of its Members of Parliament in the aftermath of the violent protests that rocked the country last week. MDC Alliance legislators, Amos Chibaya of Mkoba, Livingstone Chimina...
Chamisa prays for violence victims 21 January 2019 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa on Friday visited hospitals to see victims of the violence that took place during the recent three-day stay-away, which claimed the lives of at least 12 people, according to civil society organisations. Scores of people were injured during the disturbances th...
'MDC won't compensate anyone' 19 January 2019 HARARE - MDC Alliance said it will not compensate anyone for the damages incurred during the national stay-away. The party's vice president Morgen Komichi told the Daily News that his party was not behind the crippling protests. This comes after government blamed MDC-Alliance and its alleged a...
MDC meets over economic crisis 13 January 2019 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC will this week meet to discuss the way forward on how to put more pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to solve the current economic crisis. MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume told the Daily News on Sunday yesterday that Chamisa will deliver an address on the...
Ex-ally urges Mujuru to join MDC 13 January 2019 HARARE - Former vice president Joice Mujuru’s ex-ally Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has called on the National People’s Party (NPP) president to dissolve her party and join the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC. Bhasikiti is a former member of the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF), which was led by Mujuru, before she l...
Use dollarised taxes to pay civil servants 13 January 2019 HARARE - Government must stop using foreign currency (forex) to finance lifestyles for elites and instead use dollarised taxes to pay civil servants in United States dollars, an official from Zimbabwe’s largest opposition party has said. MDC spokesman Jacob Mafume said Finance minister Mthuli ...
MDC in fix over MPs luxury cars 12 January 2019 HARARE - As Treasury prepares to splurge millions of scarce United States dollars on luxury utility vehicles (SUVs) for legislators serving in the ninth Parliament, MDC representatives and their leader Nelson Chamisa, are in a quandary as to what to do — after their Zanu PF counterparts recently ...
MDC youths plan series of demos 11 January 2019 HARARE - MDC youth assembly is set to hold a series of demonstrations next week to protest worsening economic conditions in Zimbabwe. In a statement, the youth assembly said the demonstrations will be held in protest of the back-to-school burden costs, high prices of commodities, a nonperformi...
MDC should proffer solutions to crises 10 January 2019 HARARE - While it is the MDC's democratic right to demonstrate over the worsening economic situation in the country, we also expect its shadow government to proffer solutions on the on-going crisis. The MDC should by now have learnt that demonstrations alone will not wake up a Zanu PF governme...
Zim crisis 'will hit SA hard' 10 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe's main opposition has warned that a worsening economic crisis will have a negative effect on neighbouring South Africa, to where a majority of Zimbabweans are fleeing. Warnings by the MDC come amid a crippling strike by doctors and industrial action planned by teachers. Th...
MDC, police showdown looms 8 January 2019 HARARE - A showdown is looming between the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC and the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) after the youth wing of the country's biggest opposition political party resolved to conduct massive protests against government without first notifying the police. The notorious Public Ord...
Zanu PF to finalise Chamisa's Con-Court bill 8 January 2019 HARARE - Zanu PF's legal team is yet to come up with the bill of costs in the presidential suit they won at the Constitutional Court in August last year against Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa. In an interview with the Daily News this week, team leader Canaan Dube of Dube,...
Release results: Chamisa urges DRC 8 January 2019 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has called on the electoral authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to release results of the just-ended presidential election in that country. Kinshasa has delayed the announcement of preliminary results from the crucial presidential election, ...
MDC calls for probe into crashed military chopper 4 January 2019 HARARE - Nelson Chamisa's opposition MDC has called for an inquiry into an Alouette III helicopter that was forced into crash landing in the Mchakazi area in Gutu Central this week. The helicopter crash-landed near Ranga School after it developed a fault while airborne. According to State T...
Zim judiciary independence questioned 30 December 2018 HARARE - When MDC deputy national chairperson Tendai Biti was arrested on August 10 as he fled into neighbouring Zambia for announcing false presidential results, he was brought to the Harare Magistrates' Court where he was granted bail. The State did not oppose bail despite the fact Biti was ...
Zanu PF youths utter vile threats 29 December 2018 HARARE - With a few days to go into the new year, the omens don't look good politically in 2019, following the Zanu PF youth league's ominous threats this week against the country's opposition forces, the Daily News can report. In shocking remarks which have evoked bad memories of Zimbabwe's b...
Bvondo won't seek re-election 29 December 2018 HARARE - MDC youth assembly chairperson Happymore “Bvondo” Chidziva said he will not seek re-election at the opposition party’s congress next year adding that he wants to pass the baton to the next generation. As the vibrant opposition leader celebrated his 38th birthday, Bvondo pointed out ho...
Mutodi rubbishes Chamisa-Ramaphosa talks 29 December 2018 HARARE - Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services deputy minister Energy Mutodi has rubbished claims by Nelson Chamisa that he met with President Cyril Ramaphosa last week to seek help from SA to break Zimbabwe's political and economic impasse. Mutodi said SA ambassador to Zimbabwe Mph...