Articles tagged 'nelson chamisa'

Chamisa dares ED & Chiwenga 16 November 2018 HARARE - An angry opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, yesterday threw the gauntlet at both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga — challenging them to also testify at the official probe looking into the August 1 killings which saw at least six civilians being shot dead i...
Chamisa dares Mnangagwa & Chiwenga 16 November 2018 HARARE - An angry opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, yesterday threw the gauntlet at both President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga — challenging them to also testify at the official probe looking into the August 1 killings which saw at least six civilians being shot dead i...
Chamisa fears army backlash 14 November 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and his lieutenants are living in fear of an imminent government crackdown, after army and police chiefs suggested this week that a militant wing in the MDC was responsible for the August 1 killings which left six people dead and dozens others injured, th...
MDC claims Vanguard has been disbanded 14 November 2018 HARARE - Nelson Chamisa's MDC yesterday claimed it has disbanded a youth-led outfit called The Order of the Vanguard (Vanguard). Describing it as “an otherwise peaceful and disciplined team of MDC youths”, Lovemore Chinoputsa, the secretary-general of the MDC Youth Assembly, said the Vanguard ...
Chamisa claims wife followed in high-speed vehicle chase 14 November 2018 HARARE - Our news editor Gift Phiri chats to MDC leader Nelson Chamisa. Find below excerpts of the interview. Q: It seems you remain trapped in election mode almost four months after the election. What do you want? A: We want political dialogue on the five issues we have emphasised. Q: Wha...
Security chiefs finger MDC over August 1 killings 14 November 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and his lieutenants are living in fear of an imminent government crackdown, after army and police chiefs suggested this week that a militant wing in the MDC was responsible for the August 1 killings which left six people dead and dozens others injured, th...
MDC fears for Chamisa's life 13 November 2018 HARARE - The MDC yesterday said it feared for the life of its leader Nelson Chamisa, whom it claimed had narrowly escaped kidnapping by suspected State security agents over the weekend. But the government has robustly dismissed the Saturday incident as nothing more than “a mere road rage” matt...
Chamisa belts rivals 12 November 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has warned officials eyeing his position against working with Zanu PF to grab power from him saying he is firmly in charge of the country's largest opposition party and would not tolerate dissent. Chamisa rose to the MDC presidency following the party's found...
No agreement on national issues, says Chamisa 11 November 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa believes that the country's economic situation will remain dire until a solution is found to the legitimacy question that he is currently pursuing. In this wide-ranging interview with the Daily News on Sunday's Mugove Tafirenyika, Chamisa speaks on these and oth...
CIO, military following me: Chamisa 11 November 2018 HARARE - MDC president Nelson Chamisa has sensationally claimed that the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) and the military intelligence are following him wherever he goes. He jokingly told his supporters at a rally in Marondera yesterday that the security agencies are following him even...
Khumalo feels MDC closed doors on her 11 November 2018 HARARE - MDC national chairperson Thabitha Khumalo yesterday expressed her unhappiness on being left out in Nelson Chamisa's choice of vice presidents. Chamisa's MDC has a male-bloated presidium with Elias Mudzuri, Morgen Komichi and Welshman Ncube as his three vice presidents. Sources clos...
Chamisa riles govt 10 November 2018 HARARE - Government has drawn a line in the sand following threats by the main MDC party to roll out a series of protests in order to get President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration to end a full-blown economic crisis that has seen the majority of Zimbabweans living on the margins of poverty. ...
MDC invades Marondera 10 November 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa will descend on Marondera – the provincial capital for Mashonaland East –where he will hold a rally. “Our president Chamisa will be addressing Mashonaland East people thanking them for their votes. We are going to have rallies around the country,” said the pa...
'Dirty money' ravages MDC 9 November 2018 HARARE - Fresh fissures have emerged in opposition leader Nelson Chamisa's MDC — amid damaging allegations of heightened factionalism and the use of “dirty money” to destabilise the party, the Daily News can report. This comes as Chamisa appeared to pull the rug from under the feet of his part...
I'm not a dictator — Chamisa 8 November 2018 HARARE - MDC president Nelson Chamisa, has rubbished accusations that he is a dictator, saying he is only out to protect his party from Zanu PF's bid to overtake MDC party mayors. Chamisa recently axed mayors in Victoria Falls, Chitungwiza, Masvingo and Bulawayo barely weeks after they assumed...
Confusion rocks MDC over expulsions 6 November 2018 HARARE - Confusion has rocked the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC amid conflicting signals from senior officials over suspended mayors as well as the fate of those who stood as independent candidates in the July 30 elections, hence defying the party. This comes as MDC secretary general Douglas Mwonzora...
Ex-deputy minister on the run 6 November 2018 HARARE - Godfrey Gandawa, a former Higher and Tertiary Education deputy minister, is now on the run after he failed to appear before High Court judge Tawanda Chitapi yesterday to answer to allegations of abusing over $450 000 from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef). Prosecutor Cle...
Chamisa hailed for providing sign language interpreters 5 November 2018 HARARE - Nelson Chamisa has been hailed by deaf groups for providing sign language interpretation on stage during his latest rallies. Chamisa, who addressed a bumper crowd at a rally held in Beitbridge last weekend, was flattered as having scored a historic first by having rallies that did not...
Chamisa fires Bulawayo deputy mayor 31 October 2018 BULAWAYO - Nelson Chamisa had ordered Bulawayo deputy mayor Tinashe Kambarami to step down and pave way for the party's preferred candidate Mlandu Ncube. In a letter to Kambarami dated October 29, the MDC instructed the dreadlocked deputy mayor to step down from his position within seven days. ...
Mudzuri guns for Chamisa's job 30 October 2018 HARARE - Nelson Chamisa faces a challenge for the MDC presidency from his deputy Elias Mudzuri when the party goes for a potentially explosive congress next year, the Daily News can report. Chamisa came to the leadership of the MDC in controversial fashion early this year following the death o...
Chamisa explains decision to axe mayors 30 October 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has said his party will not hesitate to weed out mayors who build “nicodemus” and corrupt relations with Zanu PF bigwigs for personal gain. Chamisa was reacting to allegations that he has unlawfully axed mayors in Victoria Falls, Chitungwiza and Masvingo. ...
Chamisa appeals to internal rivals, defends firing mayors 29 October 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has appealed to his internal party rivals seeking to challenge his position saying it is too early as he is yet to finish the task his predecessor, the late party founding president Morgan Tsvangirai, gave him. Chamisa rose to the MDC presidency after Tsvangi...
Chamisa charms his supporters 29 October 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa charmed his legion of supporters on Saturday when he gave a powerful prayer before delivering his speech at the commemoration of the party's 19th anniversary. As he took to the podium, Chamisa first announced that he was doing the unusual — giving a powerful ...
MDC at 19 28 October 2018 HARARE - After many bans by the authorities ostensibly to stop the spread of the cholera outbreak, the rebranded main opposition party MDC — formerly the MDC Alliance — had its 19th anniversary celebrations yesterday. Since its historic formation in September 1999 at Harare Grounds, the opposi...
Chamisa is Zim president: MDC 28 October 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the MDC, all but declared its leader Nelson Chamisa the country's “president” yesterday, insisting that the youthful politician won the popular vote at the July 30 polls. Addressing thousands of party supporters at the MDC's 19th anniversary celebrati...