Articles tagged 'mdc'

Zec excludes voters' pics from roll 26 June 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) announced yesterday that it will exclude pictures of voters from the voters' roll after the national elections management body received unspecified threats from aggrieved political parties at the weekend. This comes as Zec chairperson and High C...
Zec, Khupe, Zanu PF plotting to rig vote: Chamisa 26 June 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has threatened to demonstrate against an alleged plot by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), Zanu PF and opposition leader Thokozani Khupe to rig the forthcoming elections. Addressing party supporters in Kadoma on Sunday, Chamisa...
MDC to expel defiant independent candidates 24 June 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa led MDC said it is likely to expel its members who filed papers at the nomination court as independent candidates. In line with the law, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission had given a seven-day window, which expired on Friday, to those aspiring presidential candidate...
'Stop forcing students to rallies' 21 June 2018 HARARE - Rural teachers have urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, to stop commandeering school children to his rallies. In  a statement yesterday, the Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (Artuz) said educators were getting increasingly worried over continued  reports of sch...
Nelson Chamisa snubs Mugabe, Grace 20 June 2018 HARARE - It has emerged that MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has rebuffed ousted former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace's overtures for the trio to work together — as the former first family frantically attempts to derail President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election bid in next month's w...
Opposition weighs election options 20 June 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and other principals in the MDC Alliance have not ruled out boycotting next month's crucial national elections but for now, they will continue dialogue with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) over their demands for reforms. This is despite Zec sla...
MDC to deploy polling agents 20 June 2018 HARARE - The MDC plans to field agents in all polling stations during next month’s election, the party’s organising secretary Amos Chibaya said. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, Chibaya said the move was targeted at ensuring that the ruling Zanu PF will not “rig” the elections. “Like a...
Chamisa snubs Mugabe, Grace 20 June 2018 HARARE - It has emerged that MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has rebuffed ousted former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace's overtures for the trio to work together — as the former first family frantically attempts to derail President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election bid in next month's w...
Hitmen target Nelson Chamisa 19 June 2018 HARARE - As the clock ticks towards next month's elections, main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has sensationally claimed that rivals were pulling everything out of their bags of tricks to deny his MDC Alliance victory at the forthcoming polls, including attempts on his life. The MDC Allianc...
UK, Zec nexus triggers uproar 19 June 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) triggered a fresh storm yesterday after it availed the voters' roll to the British Embassy while denying same to candidates participating in the forthcoming general elections. In a tweet posted yesterday, the embassy revealed receiving the conte...
MDC heals rift with Alliance partners 19 June 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has set up a team to engage their disgruntled Alliance partners and party members who filed their papers as independent candidates. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, MDC national chairperson Morgen Komichi said his party is making frantic efforts to solv...
Hitmen target Chamisa 19 June 2018 HARARE - As the clock ticks towards next month's elections, main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has sensationally claimed that rivals were pulling everything out of their bags of tricks to deny his MDC Alliance victory at the forthcoming polls, including attempts on his life. [Adz]
MDC challenges $286k lawsuit 18 June 2018 HARARE - MDC has filed papers challenging a $286k lawsuit filed by a local firm which claims to have advanced the amount to the party as part of a loan agreement entered between the parties in 2016. According to court papers, Ishline Investments (Private) Limited is the applicant, while the MD...
Opposition must boycott Zim elections 18 June 2018 HARARE - All the 22 opposition candidates contesting this presidential election must, for once, agree on one thing, that is to boycott the elections and create a legitimacy crisis for this competitive authoritarianism being fronted by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF. It is quite c...
Khupe fields more than 100 MP candidates 18 June 2018 HARARE - MDC-T led by Thokozani Khupe said while they are still tabulating their national figures, they have, however, fielded parliamentary and local government candidates in all the 10 provinces of Zimbabwe. “I am pretty sure we will have more than 110 National Assembly candidates and around...
Spoilers don't scare Chamisa 17 June 2018 HARARE - Although a staggering 23 candidates have put their names forward in a bid to lead Zimbabwe after the July 30 national elections, opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says in reality his only challenge for the country's highest political office will come from President Emmerson Mnangagwa. ...
Celebrating democracy on aspirin 17 June 2018 HARARE – On Thursday history was made, as for the first time in post-independent Zimbabwe there will be female presidential candidates who  threw their lots against 20 male counterparts in the race to occupy the country’s hottest seat. And also, for the first time, the presidential plebiscite ...
Chamisa says it will be him vs ED on July 30 17 June 2018 HARARE - Although a staggering 23 candidates have put their names forward in a bid to lead Zimbabwe after the July 30 national elections, opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says in reality his only challenge for the country's highest political office will come from President Emmerson Mnangagwa. ...
Huge headache for Mnangagwa, Chamisa 16 June 2018 HARARE - Both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa face major problems as the country's national elections beckon — with dozens of disgruntled former Cabinet ministers and MPs from their respective parties staging a rebellion by registering to contest the make-or-brea...
Put presidential ballot names in alphabetical order: MDC Alliance 16 June 2018 HARARE - The MDC Alliance has tabled a demand that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) should ensure ballot papers for the forthcoming presidential election have names arranged in alphabetical order beginning with surnames. This comes after President Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, on Thursday suc...
Huge headache for ED, Chamisa 16 June 2018 HARARE - Both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa face major problems as the country's national elections beckon — with dozens of disgruntled former Cabinet ministers and MPs from their respective parties staging a rebellion by registering to contest the make-or-brea...
Mad rat race for presidential poll. . . as dozens take on ED, Chamisa next month 15 June 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance boss Nelson Chamisa, has suffered a major blow in his bid to form a winning, all-embracing grand coalition after other opposition leaders filed their papers at the Nomination Court yesterday to contest the youthful politician and President Emmerson Mnangagwa in next month's ...
Mad rat race for presidential elections 15 June 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance boss Nelson Chamisa has suffered a major blow in his bid to form a winning, all-embracing grand coalition after other opposition leaders filed their papers at the Nomination Court yesterday to contest the youthful politician and President Mnangagwa in next month's eagerly-an...
Election blow for MDC 13 June 2018 HARARE - In A move that is likely to put the MDC's election preparations in disarray, the High Court has nullified the party's councillorship primary election results for ward 21, Mabvuku, Harare. This comes after the losing candidate Blessing Nhende contested the results of the just-ended pri...
Khupe, Chamisa talks crumble 12 June 2018 HARARE - Talks to reunite the feuding MDC-T factions have virtually collapsed with the Thokozani Khupe-led formation saying it will not go to bed with a political outfit that is full of gangsters and is about to enter into an electoral pact with former president Robert Mugabe. The MDC was plun...