Articles tagged 'morgan tsvangirai'

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...
Tsvangirai vindicated 30 July 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has embraced the white community in Zimbabwe, in a development that vindicates the late MDC founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai who for many years, has been vilified by Zanu PF for his anti-racism stance. Recently, Mnangagwa who is the presidential candidate...
ED praises Tsvangirai 27 July 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has spoken glowingly about the late MDC founding father Morgan Tsvangirai while mocking the former trade unionist's successor — Nelson Chamisa — whom he is squaring up against at the watershed polls on Monday. Writing for the Washington Post yesterday, Mna...
Zanu PF killed Tsvangirai, claims Chamisa 27 July 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa sensationally claimed yesterday that former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was killed by ruling Zanu PF functionaries. Tsvangirai died in February this year after a long battle with cancer. He had been diagnosed with the disease in 2016. Addr...
Mnangagwa praises Tsvangirai 27 July 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has spoken glowingly about the late MDC founding father Morgan Tsvangirai while mocking the former trade unionist's successor — Nelson Chamisa — whom he is squaring up against at the watershed polls on Monday. [Adz]
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...
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...
MDC bigwigs fall by the wayside 4 June 2018 HARARE - The death of MDC founding President Morgan Tsvangirai in February and the subsequent rise of Nelson Chamisa as his successor has seen the party's youth assembly emerging as powerbrokers. Apart from playing a significant role in Chamisa's controversial rise that was characterised by al...
School kicks out Tsvangirai's child 24 May 2018 HARARE - The late MDC founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai's child has been chucked out of school for failing to pay school fees, the Daily News can report. As a result, the mother of the child — born out of wedlock — has through her lawyers, written to the executors of the late former trade unio...
Is this the end of Joice Mujuru? 23 May 2018 HARARE - It was in March 2016 when Joice Mujuru emerged in public for the first time since her dismissal from Zanu PF and government in December 2014 to announce that her party — the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF), was determined to take-on her former boss — Robert Mugabe — at the next elections. ...
Chamisa push gathers steam 13 May 2018 HARARE - New MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa — who had his work cut out when he succeeded the late popular opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai earlier this year — is confounding his critics, holding his own where many expected him to be a dismal failure and packing venues to the rafters when he addres...
Chief Justice orders High Court to resolve Chamisa-Khupe row urgently 12 May 2018 HARARE - The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the High Court to urgently resolve a feud between the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC camp and  a rival camp led by Thokozani Khupe which is insisting on using  the party name and symbols. This comes after the Chamisa-led MDC camp filed a Supreme Court appli...
Coalition talks died with Tsvangirai: Mujuru 7 May 2018 HARARE - National People's Party (NPP) president — also the People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC) leader — Joice Mujuru has said since MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's death, no constructive engagements have been made between the parties towards achieving the grand coalition. Mujuru and Tsvangirai — ...
Khupe-MDC slams Tsvangirai 4 May 2018 HARARE - The Breakaway MDC led by Thokozani Khupe has slammed the late Morgan Tsvangirai for the problems convulsing the opposition party saying he whimsically amended a progressive constitution to prolong his stay in power and also tighten his grip on power. Tsvangirai, in July 2016, appointe...
EASTERN NEWS | ZANU PF bigwigs face uncertain future 26 April 2018 HARARE - Only two seating Members of Parliament in Manicaland Province are guaranteed of progressing to the do-or-die general elections to be held in July this year after their respective constituencies could not attract challengers in the Zanu PF primary polls, the Eastern News can report. Ma...
Khupe on war path 22 April 2018 BULAWAYO - Thokozani Khupe, newly-elected leader of the breakaway MDC faction, yesterday said she has no regrets for cutting ties with Nelson Chamisa, whom she accused of hijacking the labour-backed party. As had been widely expected, Khupe was elected leader of the breakaway faction at an ext...
Chamisa, Khupe row in new twist 21 April 2018 HARARE - Expelled MDC deputy president Thokozani Khupe has commenced a multiplicity of actions in the High Court and Constitutional Court (Con-Court) in her desperate bid to dethrone Nelson Chamisa whose entry in the presidential race as the new MDC leader has ignited interest in the impending po...
Khupe in desperate bid to dethrone Chamisa 21 April 2018 HARARE - Expelled MDC deputy president Thokozani Khupe has commenced a multiplicity of actions in the High Court and Constitutional Court (Con-Court) in her desperate bid to dethrone Nelson Chamisa whose entry in the presidential race as the new MDC leader has ignited interest in the impending po...
MDC court battles mere waste of time 20 April 2018 HARARE - The death of MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai in February this year could not have come at a worse time as the country prepared for the crunch 2018 general elections. The MDC Alliance had chosen him as their presidential candidate and his passing on created a yawning gap that could tur...
Court defers Chamisa, Khupe row hearing 19 April 2018 BULAWAYO - The matter between MDC president Nelson Chamisa and expelled deputy president Thokozani Khupe who are arguing over the ownership of the party's name and symbols has been deferred to Tuesday next week. High Court judge justice Francis Bere deferred the matter to give himself more tim...
Chamisa's Byo rally divides opinion 9 April 2018 HARARE - MDC president Nelson Chamisa's massively attended Bulawayo rally has divided opinion, with some saying the crowds were bussed. Last Saturday, Chamisa invaded his rival Thokozani Khupe's homeground, and apparently demystified the myth that she is the province's political godmother. ...
Khupe, Chamisa fight over party name 29 March 2018 HARARE - Two rival camps of the MDC led by Nelson Chamisa and Thokozani Khupe have clashed over ownership of the party name and symbols. MDC acting chairperson Morgen Komichi, told the Daily News yesterday that they will drag Khupe to court if she continues using the name MDC-T. “MDC-T is o...
MDC succession widens party divisions 29 March 2018 HARARE - The manner in which Nelson Chamisa secured the MDC  presidency is likely to cause considerable damage to the opposition just months before the next general elections, the Institute of Security Studies (ISS) has said. Chamisa, 40, emerged as the new leader of the MDC following Morgan T...
'Tsvangirai to blame for MDC split' 26 March 2018 BULAWAYO - Former MDC chairperson Lovemore Moyo has accused the party's late leader Morgan Tsvangirai as the culprit being behind the latest split in the main opposition. This comes after the party's supreme decision-making body in between congresses, the national council met last Friday and r...
'No winners in MDC wrangles' 25 March 2018 HARARE - ANALYSTS say the MDC will live to regret its failure to resolve its leadership squabbles - which have led the 20-year-old movement to split yet again, less than six months before the country holds its watershed national elections. This comes after the party's supreme decision-making b...