Articles tagged 'mdc'

'Chamisa now unstoppable' 21 February 2018 HARARE - MDC acting president Nelson Chamisa is beating his internal party rivals with the help of his charm and vitality and could harness those gifts to help him successfully run for president, observers and analysts said yesterday. This comes as the MDC's top officials are at war over contr...
Emotional send off for Morgan Tsvangirai 20 February 2018 HARARE - With soaring freedom songs and poignant memories, tens of thousands of mourners yesterday paid tribute to opposition leader and freedom icon Morgan Tsvangirai at an emotional farewell in Harare, with ordinary Zimbabweans making up the majority of the crowd at a popular square just outsid...
'Tsvangirai had forgiven Mugabe' 20 February 2018 BULAWAYO - Former Cabinet minister Welshman Ncube says the late MDC leader  Morgan Tsvangirai, who died in South Africa last week — had no bitterness towards deposed ex-president Robert Mugabe despite suffering physical and emotional abuse during his time in the opposition trenches. Tsvangirai...
Unite to realise Tsvangirai's dream — MDC urged 20 February 2018 HARARE - Former war veterans leader Jabulani Sibanda has urged opposition MDC to use the late Morgan Tsvangirai's death to unite, if the party is to realise the founding MDC president's dream. The country's main opposition party is facing the threat of damaging splits, just months before a his...
Pastor slams Tsvangirai family over wrangles 20 February 2018 HARARE - A pastor — Jimmy Dube — has slammed late Morgan Tsvangirai's family over its wrangling, accusing them of dragging the name of the former prime minister into disrepute. Speaking on Sunday at the Mabelreign Methodist Church service for the late veteran trade unionist, Dube told the fami...
Why sully Morgan's name in death? 20 February 2018 HARARE - The death of MDC leader and former prime minister in the inclusive government — Morgan Tsvangirai — who will be interred at Humanikwa Village in Buhera today has united many Zimbabweans across the political divide. The unity that has been shown since his death last week — after succum...
Emotional send off for Tsvangirai 20 February 2018 HARARE - With soaring freedom songs and poignant memories, tens of thousands of mourners yesterday paid tribute to opposition leader and freedom icon Morgan Tsvangirai at an emotional farewell in Harare, with ordinary Zimbabweans making up the majority of the crowd at a popular square just outsid...
Nasty fight over Tsvangirai estate 19 February 2018 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's widow Elizabeth faces the spectre of being deprived of her inheritance following the death of her husband on Wednesday last week. The Daily News can report that the Tsvangirai family has severed ties with the former prime minister's widow as it girds its loins, rea...
ED bails out Tsvangirai family 19 February 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa came to the rescue of the Tsvangirais yesterday, who were swamped by bills relating to health costs incurred by the late MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, amounting to R2 million. Mnangagwa committed his government to cover all the expenses to do with Tsvangi...
Parly mourns Tsvangirai 19 February 2018 HARARE - Parliament has joined Zimbabweans and the rest of the world in mourning the late opposition MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai, pictured, who died in South Africa last Wednesday after a long battle with colon cancer. Before the commencement of parliamentary business in the house on Thursday...
Fight over Tsvangirai's estate 19 February 2018 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai’s widow Elizabeth faces the spectre of being deprived of her inheritance following the death of her husband on Wednesday last week. Read full story in today's paper. [GoogleAd]
Chaos erupts as Tsvangirai body arrives 18 February 2018 HARARE - A bitter family feud over Morgan Tsvangirai's widow — Elizabeth — accompanying her husband's body into the One Commando Barracks forced government to step in yesterday and take charge of the proceedings, triggering protests from the late opposition MDC leader's supporters. At the last...
Death threats in split MDC 18 February 2018 HARARE - Battle lines have been drawn in the fractured MDC with factions lining up thugs to settle the leadership contest even as opposition party leader Morgan Tsvangirai is still to be buried, the Daily News on Sunday can report. The MDC, thrown into mourning following Tsvangirai's death on ...
Chaos as Tsvangira's body arrives 18 February 2018 HARARE - A bitter family feud over Morgan Tsvangirai's widow – Elizabeth – accompanying her husband's body into the One Commando Barracks yesterday forced government to step in and take charge of the situation, triggering protests from the late opposition MDC leader's supporters. Read full sto...
Khupe speaks on Chamisa's move 17 February 2018 HARARE - MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe yesterday poured scorn on the party's national council's decision to name Nelson Chamisa as successor to Morgan Tsvangirai. Khupe broke her silence for the first time since she publicly opposed Tsvangirai's plan for an opposition Alliance to take on ...
Tsvangirai's body arrives today 17 February 2018 HARARE - The late Morgan Tsvangirai's body will be flown home tonight from South Africa for burial in Buhera on Monday. He will be buried at the Tsvangirai family graveyard in Humanikwa Village, alongside his late first wife, Susan Tsvangirai. This is after government denied him hero status...
Locadia consoles Tsvangirai's mother 17 February 2018 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai’s ex-wife Locadia Karimatsenga paid her last respects to the late former prime minister and leader of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party on Thursday. Clad in black, Locadia — who is now an apostle at the Nation of Glory Ministries in South Afri...
Khupe speaks on Tsvangirai succession 17 February 2018 HARARE - MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe yesterday poured scorn on the party's national council's decision to name Nelson Chamisa as successor to Morgan Tsvangirai. Read full story in today's paper. {GoogleAd]
Tsvangirai's death must unite warring MDC leaders 16 February 2018 EDITOR — As we celebrate the life of Morgan Tsvangirai, let us be reminded of the things he fought for. The man fought for a better life for the people of Zimbabwe, from his days in the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, until his untimely death. He may have made errors in trying to do good...
An election without Mugabe, Tsvangirai 16 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans will, for the first time since 2002, vote in a presidential election without its two main political characters; Robert Mugabe and the late Morgan Tsvangirai. Mugabe, who led the ruling Zanu PF and stood as their presidential candidate since 1980, was disposed in a military...
Tsvangirai for Heroes Acre? 16 February 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is under pressure to bestow the highest State honour on the late former prime minister and MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who is being lauded for asserting Zimbabwe's civic and political rights and giving a lifetime of service that will endure through generati...
Mourning Tsvangirai the people's hero 16 February 2018 HARARE - It is often said that you are lonely when you are dead but not with the late Morgan Richard Tsvangirai, the former MDC leader and once prime minister in the inclusive government, who died on Wednesday at a South African hospital after losing his battle with colon cancer. Rarely do we ...
Chamisa named Tsvangirai's successor 16 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's main opposition yesterday named Nelson Chamisa to succeed Morgan Tsvangirai who died in South Africa on Wednesday, but some within the opposition rejected the choice. Chamisa, 40, was chosen to lead the country's largest opposition party, which was thrown into crisis by the...
World mourns Tsvangirai 16 February 2018 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's death dominated news bulletins, radio airwaves and websites throughout the world yesterday as tributes poured in for a man  seen as the most effective opposition leader in Zimbabwe since independence. The late 65-year-old, who has left a towering legacy, was pronou...
Tsvangirai Twitterati condolences 16 February 2018 Jonathan Moyo — A PEOPLE’S HERO inspires supporters & challenges detractors to make a better society. As such a hero, #MorganTsvangirai enabled deeply-divided Zimbabweans to see the link & difference between hard won #INDEPENDENCE & #DEMOCRACY; based on free, fair & credible elections. #RIPSave ...