Articles tagged 'nelson chamisa'

MDC fights for gender parity 22 September 2018 HARARE - Nelson Chamisa's MDC is strengthening measures to enforce gender parity in the party's leadership rings, as evidenced recently in Victoria Falls where the elected mayor stepped down to pave way for a female contestant. Chamisa ordered Victoria Falls mayor Somvelo Dlamini to step down ...
MDC anniversary celebrations next week 21 September 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has rescheduled its 19th anniversary celebrations to next week at Gwanzura Stadium after a ban on public gatherings due to a cholera outbreak. Chamisa, last week, called off plans to mark the party's 19th anniversary and concomitantly hold a mock inauguratio...
Chamisa turns down Parly invite 19 September 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa turned down an invitation to attend the official opening of Parliament presided over by President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday. Chamisa had been invited to attend the State opening of Parliament by the clerk of Parliament but opted not to go. The MDC leade...
Chamisa copies the Kenyan playbook 15 September 2018 HARARE - When Nelson Chamisa this week announced his intention to inaugurate himself as “People's President” of Zimbabwe, he was following in the footsteps of other African opposition leaders — specifically Uganda's Kizza Besigye and Kenya's Raila Odinga, both of whom rejected election results an...
Nelson Chamisa in U-turn 15 September 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has cancelled celebrations to mark the party's 19th anniversary due to the cholera outbreak which is spiralling out of control, the Daily News can report. If anything, the decision to put the festivities on ice was just academic as the police had banned the...
Chamisa in U-turn 15 September 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has cancelled celebrations to mark the party's 19th anniversary due to the cholera outbreak which is spiralling out of control, the Daily News can report.
Chamisa blasted for 'denigrating' women 14 September 2018 HARARE - Women rights organisations and politicians have condemned MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa's penchant for denigrating women saying this was reflective of an unrepentant male society trapped in a time warp. Chamisa, a 40-year-old politician, has often made remarks that seemed to degr...
Let's fight cholera together: Chamisa 13 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa yesterday condemned the country's leadership for failing to contain the cholera outbreak which has so far claimed 21 lives across the country. The waterborne disease which broke out a week ago in Harare's high density suburbs of Budiriro and Gle...
Bold Chamisa faces arrest 11 September 2018 HARARE - Government will not hesitate to arrest MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa if he proceeds to swear himself in as president. This follows a declaration by Chamisa over the weekend that he would convene an assembly on Saturday that would swear him in as president and proceed to announce ...
Nelson Chamisa faces arrest 11 September 2018 HARARE - Government will not hesitate to arrest MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa if he proceeds to swear himself in as president.
I'll be sworn-in as president on Saturday — Chamisa 10 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, told a rally on Saturday he would hold an assembly that would swear him in as president this week, just two weeks after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated for a first, five-year term. This comes hot on the heels of a Constitutional ...
Chamisa rejects ED's Cabinet 9 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has rejected President Emmerson Mnangagwa's newly-assembled Cabinet which has been warmly received by a large cross-section of Zimbabweans, including some of the youthful opposition leader's supporters. This comes as former leader Robert Mugabe and o...
Exorcise Bulawayo tribal ghost 9 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has condemned the tribal furore that erupted at Bulawayo City Council after his party councillor Arnold Batirai was caught in the eye of a storm after he used Shona to recite an oath during the swearing-in ceremony last Friday. Chamisa said tribalism...
Mugabe, Cross drown Chamisa 8 September 2018 HARARE - The determined bids by MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa and some Zanu PF bigwigs to bring down President Emmerson Mnangagwa are now effectively dead in the water — after Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe and veteran opposition kingpin Eddie Cross put paid to these quests this week...
Chamisa salutes Trudy Stevenson 8 September 2018 HARARE - The late ambassador Trudy Stevenson was a very passionate patriot whose interests were about Zimbabwe, MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa said yesterday. Chamisa told the Daily News his party has lost a founding member who was a brave heroine. A memorial service was held for Steven...
Chamisa holds Chitungwiza rally 8 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa, will today hold a rally in Chitungwiza where he is set to engage his supporters on the way forward. The rallies, to be held throughout the country, are meant to afford Chamisa an opportunity to consult his supporters on the way forward in the wak...
MDC Alliance challenges police ban 4 September 2018 HARARE - The MDC Alliance has filed an urgent application before the Bulawayo High Court challenging the police's decision to ban its Kwekwe rally that had been scheduled for last Sunday. Police blocked MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa's planned thank you rally that had been slated for Mb...
Chamisa stalls ED's Cabinet 3 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has delayed announcing his Cabinet to give talks with youthful MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa a chance, highly-placed sources told the Daily News yesterday. Zimbabwe has been without a Cabinet since August 26, when Mnangagwa took oath of office after ...
MDC leader abandons rally 3 September 2018 KWEKWE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa chickened out of his planned Kwekwe rally yesterday, saying he will abide by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)'s decision to prohibit the gathering in a bid to contain the spread of typhoid in the Midlands Province. Chamisa had notified the ZRP about the ral...
Changing age limits must be resisted 3 September 2018 HARARE - The debate in Zanu PF on plans by some in the ruling party to push for a constitutional amendment that will raise the minimum presidential age limit from the current 40 to between 55 and 60 years is very retrogressive. Clearly, the suggested constitutional amendment is being mooted pr...
Nelson Chamisa stalls Mnangagwa's Cabinet 3 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has delayed announcing his Cabinet to give talks with youthful MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa a chance, highly-placed sources told the Daily News yesterday. Zimbabwe has been without a Cabinet since August 26, when Mnangagwa took oath of office after ...
Chipanga wants ED, Chamisa to unite 2 September 2018 HARARE - Controversial Sungura musician-cum-politician Hosea Chipanga has urged MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa to heed President Emmerson Mnangagwa's call for unity. He told the Daily News on Sunday that unity of purpose between them would be beneficial to the whole country, adding that on...
Chamisa defies ZRP rally ban 1 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, is going ahead with his rally scheduled for Kwekwe on Sunday, his first since he lost the July 30 plebiscite to President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zanu PF. Chamisa notified the police about the rally as is required by the law, but the Zimbabwe Republic...
Chamisa blasts ED commission 1 September 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has criticised President Emmerson Mnangagwa's commission of inquiry into the politically-motivated violence of August 1 that led to the deaths of at least six civilians. On Wednesday, Mnangagwa set up a commission of inquiry into the mayhem, but concerns hav...
Nelson Chamisa defies police rally ban 1 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, is going ahead with his rally scheduled for Kwekwe on Sunday, his first since he lost the July 30 plebiscite to President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zanu PF. [Adz] [GoogleAd]