Articles tagged 'nelson 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...
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...
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...
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...
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. ...
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...
Dabengwa gives Chamisa a lift 16 June 2018 BULAWAYO - ZAPU leader and former Home Affairs minister Dumiso Dabengwa yesterday gave MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa a huge lift when he announced a deal to join the country's biggest opposition grouping. This came hardly a day after Chamisa suffered a huge blow in his las...
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...
ED, Chamisa face nominations chaos 14 June 2018 HARARE - As the nomination court sits today, the chances are high that both President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ruling Zanu PF and Nelso-n Chamisa’s MDC Alliance will end up with multiple candidates contesting the same constituencies in next month’s eagerly-anticipated national elections. The impen...
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...
MDC leader to elevate chiefs to kings 12 June 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has pledged to change the title of traditional leaders from chiefs to kings, saying the former title was imposed by colonialists who wanted to belittle the institution. Addressing thousands of party supporters at a campaign rally in C...
Another GNU in the making . . . as civil society work on transitional authority 11 June 2018 HARARE - Amid indications that the first round of voting may not produce a clear winner, a section of the civil society in Zimbabwe has started putting together building blocks for a transitional authority — modelled along the lines of the 2009 to 2013 government of national unity (GNU) in which ...
Another GNU in the making 11 June 2018 HARARE - Amid indications that the first round of voting may not produce a clear winner, a section of the civil society in Zimbabwe has started putting together building blocks for a transitional authority — modelled along the lines of the 2009 to 2013 government of national unity (GNU) in which ...
Poll headed for run-off. . . as survey predicts ED, Chamisa dog-fight 8 June 2018 BULAWAYO - A survey by the Mass Public Opinion Institute (Mpoi) and Afrobarometer has predicted a closely-contested presidential race between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa that seems to point towards a run-off. Conducted between April 28 and May 13, the...
MDC manifesto launch beamed live on ZBC 8 June 2018 HARARE - State broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), broke with tradition yesterday when it beamed live the MDC Alliance's 2018 election manifesto launch. It was a rare broadcast in a country where television has been tightly controlled by the State, which has previously sh...
Presidential election headed for run-off 8 June 2018 BULAWAYO - A survey by the Mass Public Opinion Institute (Mpoi) and Afrobarometer has predicted a closely-contested presidential race between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa that seems to point towards a run-off. See today's paper for details. [Adz]
Mugabe's party backs Chamisa . . . as thousands brave cold weather for demo 6 June 2018 HARARE - The National Patriotic Front (NPF) — which has the blessings of ousted former president Robert Mugabe — yesterday threw its weight behind the MDC Alliance in its protest march against what it perceives as the slow pace of electoral reforms ahead of the July 30 vote. The development ca...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Propaganda won't affect Chamisa, says Carter 6 June 2018 BULAWAYO - MDC senator Michael Carter has said he is optimistic that MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa will rise above all the negative machinations by his opponents. Carter said the current onslaught by the Zanu PF propaganda machinery against Chamisa were not only a clear sign of despera...