Articles tagged 'nelson chamisa'

MDC meets over economic crisis 13 January 2019 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC will this week meet to discuss the way forward on how to put more pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to solve the current economic crisis. MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume told the Daily News on Sunday yesterday that Chamisa will deliver an address on the...
MDC in fix over MPs luxury cars 12 January 2019 HARARE - As Treasury prepares to splurge millions of scarce United States dollars on luxury utility vehicles (SUVs) for legislators serving in the ninth Parliament, MDC representatives and their leader Nelson Chamisa, are in a quandary as to what to do — after their Zanu PF counterparts recently ...
More pressure for MDC, Zanu PF dialogue 12 January 2019 BULAWAYO - The National Reclamation Assembly (NRA), an affiliate organisation of the MDC Alliance, has also piled pressure on the main political actors in the country to immediately consider dialogue to save the country, which is on the verge of imploding. The call by NRA comes after, the Zimb...
Hawks foil ED, Chamisa talks . . . as Zanu PF, MDC zealots oppose dialogue 11 January 2019 HARARE - The much-talked about talks between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa are being frustrated by hardliners within both the ruling Zanu PF and the MDC, the Daily News can reveal today. This comes after both Mnangagwa and Chamisa separately said this week t...
MDC should proffer solutions to crises 10 January 2019 HARARE - While it is the MDC's democratic right to demonstrate over the worsening economic situation in the country, we also expect its shadow government to proffer solutions on the on-going crisis. The MDC should by now have learnt that demonstrations alone will not wake up a Zanu PF governme...
Zanu PF to finalise Chamisa's Con-Court bill 8 January 2019 HARARE - Zanu PF's legal team is yet to come up with the bill of costs in the presidential suit they won at the Constitutional Court in August last year against Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa. In an interview with the Daily News this week, team leader Canaan Dube of Dube,...
Release results: Chamisa urges DRC 8 January 2019 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has called on the electoral authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to release results of the just-ended presidential election in that country. Kinshasa has delayed the announcement of preliminary results from the crucial presidential election, ...
'ED must admit failure' 5 January 2019 HARARE - As Zimbabwe's economy continues to deteriorate, the opposition MDC has implored President Emmerson Mnangagwa to admit failure and open way for negotiations towards the setting up of a national transitional authority to stabilise the country. Following a month-old strike by junior doct...
MDC calls for probe into crashed military chopper 4 January 2019 HARARE - Nelson Chamisa's opposition MDC has called for an inquiry into an Alouette III helicopter that was forced into crash landing in the Mchakazi area in Gutu Central this week. The helicopter crash-landed near Ranga School after it developed a fault while airborne. According to State T...
Reviving the 'New Zim' dream in 2019 1 January 2019 HARARE - As Zimbabweans enter 2019 from a forgettable festive season, probably the worst in the past decade, uncertainty abounds about Emmerson Mnangagwa's government. Zimbabweans are deeply concerned about the rapid deterioration in the economy since November 2017. But what would have been th...
Pay civil servants in hard currency: Chamisa 31 December 2018 HARARE - Government should make efforts to pay civil servants salaries in foreign currency, MDC president Nelson Chamisa has said. This comes as the on-going strike by doctors has entered its fourth week, after the government failed to address their grievances and demands — resulting in operat...
Zanu PF youths utter vile threats 29 December 2018 HARARE - With a few days to go into the new year, the omens don't look good politically in 2019, following the Zanu PF youth league's ominous threats this week against the country's opposition forces, the Daily News can report. In shocking remarks which have evoked bad memories of Zimbabwe's b...
Mutodi rubbishes Chamisa-Ramaphosa talks 29 December 2018 HARARE - Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services deputy minister Energy Mutodi has rubbished claims by Nelson Chamisa that he met with President Cyril Ramaphosa last week to seek help from SA to break Zimbabwe's political and economic impasse. Mutodi said SA ambassador to Zimbabwe Mph...
Zanu PF youth leader targets Chamisa, supporters 29 December 2018 HARARE - With a few days to go into the new year, the omens don’t look good politically in 2019, following the Zanu PF youth league’s ominous threats this week against the country’s opposition forces, the Daily News can report.   [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Chamisa ramps up ED pressure 27 December 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is ratcheting up the pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a bid to energise the frustratingly slow tempo of the much-talked about national dialogue meant to end the country's deepening economic crisis. This comes as long-suffering citizens are e...
Chamisa ramps up pressure on Mnangagwa 27 December 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is ratcheting up the pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a bid to energise the frustratingly slow tempo of the much-talked about national dialogue meant to end the country's deepening economic crisis. [Adz] [GoogleAd]  
Motlanthe Commission calls for talks 20 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main political rival, Nelson Chamisa, are being pushed into negotiations by the Commission of Inquiry into the politically-motivated violence of August 1, 2018, which claimed the lives of six innocent civilians.  
Who is fooling who on unity govt? 19 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa, not once but twice, last week, ruled out forming a government of national unity (GNU) with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. On the other hand, Chamisa continues to push for dialogue which he says should not be mistaken as a clamour for another GNU. Mn...
Mudzuri gets stay of execution from Chamisa 19 December 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa last weekend rescued his beleaguered deputy Elias Mudzuri whom party officials wanted booted out. The MDC convened meetings of its three top organs, the standing committee, the executive committee and the national council last weekend, where agitation for Mud...
MDC national council to decide Mudzuri fate 14 December 2018 HARARE - The MDC will decide at a special meeting tomorrow the fate of vice president Elias Mudzuri, who is under mounting pressure to step down. The meeting of the national council, which has the power to demand that the Harvard-trained engineer step down, raises the prospect of a decisive sh...
Mnangagwa rules out GNU 13 December 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday ruled out any prospects of having a Government of National Unity (GNU) with the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC. This comes a few days after the country's biggest opposition party said it was not desperate for the pact but that it is Zanu PF which wants t...
Biti trial - judiciary's autonomy questioned 12 December 2018 HARARE - The trial of MDC national chairperson Tendai Biti, pictured, who is facing two counts of violating the Electoral Act, opened a can of worms yesterday with the defence team revealing scintillating details of behind-the-scenes manoeuvres that seem to compromise the independence of the Judi...
'MDC not desperate for GNU' 12 December 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC came out guns blazing yesterday, saying it is not desperate to form a government of national unity (GNU) with Zanu PF. This was after Vice President Kembo Mohadi poured cold water on reports that the two parties which once shared power between 2009 and 2013,...
Zim leaders should learn to share power 7 December 2018 HARARE - There is no other time than now that Zimbabweans, especially politicians, have to sit down and talk because the country is burning. The only hindrance among us as a people though is that we hate to share power, be it within our political parties or even at national level. And like ...
ED, Chamisa talks kick off 6 December 2018 HARARE - There could finally be light at the end of the tunnel for long-suffering Zimbabweans, after it emerged yesterday that President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa are indirectly engaging each other in talks aimed at ending the country's decades-long political and eco...