Articles tagged 'mavambo'

'Opposition must unite to counter Mugabe' 16 July 2017 HARARE - Our deputy chief writer Tendai Kamhungira sits down for a chat with former Finance minister and Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn leader Simba Makoni. Below are excerpts from the interview. Q: How do you see the current economic and political situation in the country? A: The country has been in ...
Code signing ceremony disruption condemned 19 November 2016 HARARE - Welshman Ncube's MDC condemned police for breaking up a signing ceremony where Dumiso Dabengwa's Zapu was set to formally join the Coalition for Democrats (Code). Calling the reaction a sign of a regime that is engulfed in fear and confusion, one party to the Code sought to show their...
Mujuru gains more ground 18 January 2016 HARARE - After harvesting dozens of post-congress Zanu PF officials around the country in the past few weeks, former Vice President Joice Mujuru's People First is now on a roll, with almost the entire leadership of Simba Makoni's Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) party defecting to the movement on Friday...
Zanu PF dead and buried: Makoni 30 November 2015 HARARE - Opposition Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) leader Simba Makoni has claimed Zanu PF does not exist anymore as a political party and has completely lost support of the grassroots. Makoni, for years a senior member of the ruling Zanu PF party who challenged President Robert Mugabe for the pres...
Mugabe will fall in 2018: Makoni 25 April 2015 HARARE - Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) leader, Simba Makoni, says a grand coalition of “progressive forces” including opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC, disgruntled Zanu PF stalwarts led by former Vice President Joice Mujuru and Dumiso Dabengwa's Zapu would defeat President Robert Mugabe and ...
'Mujuru opposed Makoni' 21 November 2014 HARARE - Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn founding member Fay Chung says Vice President Joice Mujuru had nothing to do with the formation of the Simba Makoni-led outfit, saying the two are actually “antagonists”. With First Lady Grace Mugabe and her backers implicating the widowed VP in the formation of MK...
Grace divisive, self-centred - Makoni 22 October 2014 HARARE - Opposition leader Simba Makoni has branded First Lady Grace Mugabe a liar for claiming that his Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) was formed at Vice President Joice Mujuru's house. “No, MKD was not formed in any person's house,” Makoni told a news conference yesterday. “It was formed in a ...
'Grace is a liar' 19 October 2014 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC and Simba Makoni’s Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) parties have both rejected accusations by First Lady Grace Mugabe that the opposition parties were formed at Vice President Joice Mujuru’s house. While MKD spokesperson Evans Sagomba strenuously denied the allegation...
'Mugabe holding Zim hostage' 10 August 2014 HARARE - Opposition Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) leader Simba Makoni says President Robert Mugabe and his cronies are holding the nation hostage, feathering their nest amid a deepening economic decline that has condemned Zimbabweans to extreme poverty. A year after the 2013 harmonised elections w...