Articles tagged 'tsvangirai'

Chamisa wants Khupe blocked from using MDC symbol at Nomination Court 14 June 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has a written a letter to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscillah Chigumba, seeking to bar the Thokozani Khupe-led camp from using the party’s symbols at today’s Nomination Court. The party’s chief election agent, Jameson Timba told Ch...
School chucks 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. [Adz]
ED is 'new face of the old order', says Chamisa 11 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is not delivering change in the country after the years of Robert Mugabe, a Zimbabwean opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, has said. He told HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur: "He has refused to be the face of the new order. In fact, he has chosen to be the new fac...
Chamisa 'drowns' Khupe 13 April 2018 HARARE – Long-serving  MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe's association with the party is effectively and officially over, after she was recalled from Parliament yesterday. Khupe and two other former top MDC officials, national  spokesperson Obert Gutu and organising secretary Abednigo Bhebhe,...
Farewell Tsvangirai 20 February 2018 EDITOR — The Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) joins the entire Zimbabwean populace in celebrating the life of the mainstream MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai. We are saddened as a union to lose such selfless and iconic political figure who fought for justice, rule of law and...
Tsvangirai heaps praise on Chamisa 3 February 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday heaped praise on his deputy Nelson Chamisa, describing him as a “dedicated” cadre on his 40th birthday. In a message on his microblogging site Twitter, an ailing Tsvangirai, who along with Chamisa are members of the MDC’s founding “Top Six”, said...
New Zim is coming: Chamisa 20 January 2018 HARARE – In the most comprehensive policy speech of the presidential campaign, MDC vice president Nelson Chamisa has presented an opposition MDC Alliance vision of a growth and fairness economy, an economic agenda intended to end cash shortages, revive derelict factories, lift wages, expand socia...
Tsvangirai calls vultures to order 18 January 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has counselled his impatient lieutenants who are already looking beyond him that he is still in charge and that his successor will only come through proper party processes. Speaking through his spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka, Tsvangirai who is expected ho...
Tsvangirai ally raises red flag 7 January 2018 HARARE - An ally of MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has warned that the MDC Alliance could suffer a humiliating defeat at this year's polls if its torchbearer does not regain fitness before the harmonised elections due by end of July. Outspoken MDC legislator Eddie Cross told the Daily News this ...
Chamisa declares MDC a government-in-waiting 2 January 2018 HARARE - MDC vice president Nelson Chamisa has declared his party a government-in-waiting in a triumphant New Year message for 2018. The attorney-at-law and Parliamentarian said “2018 is the year of new ideas, new direction, new dynamism and renewed hope for total change, real change and absol...
Zanu PF pushes for unity govt 24 November 2017 HARARE - Zanu  PF has given President designate Emmerson Mnangagwa its full backing to form a new-look government that would include the opposition as part of the reforms aimed at transforming the lives of long suffering ordinary Zimbabweans, the Daily News can reveal. This comes as the 75-yea...
Tsvangirai speaks on post Mugabe era 22 November 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai believes the removal of Robert Mugabe as president must be followed by free and fair elections. He told thousands of people who had gathered at the Africa Unity Square in support of Mugabe's impeachment motion that comprehensive electoral reforms must prec...
Tsvangirai, Mujuru eye transitional govt 19 November 2017 HARARE - While most Zimbabweans agree that a transitional government is the best way to go from here, analysts have warned opposition political parties that this fight is not theirs but that of Zanu PF. Opposition leaders Morgan Tsvangirai and Joice Mujuru have endorsed the “military stepping ...
'Tsvangirai doing well' 8 November 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka has reaffirmed that the former prime minister is doing well amid fake social media reports that he had passed on. Tsvangirai, who is suffering from colon cancer, was recently flown to South Africa (SA) after his condition h...
Tsvangirai's ex breaks silence 25 October 2017 HARARE – Despite their acrimonious break-up about five years ago, Morgan Tsvangirai's former lover Locadia Karimatsenga no longer bears any grudges against the former prime minister and, in fact, now yearns to see the MDC leader back to full fitness, the Daily News can exclusively report. Open...
Tsvangirai shapes MDC Alliance 21 October 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday took further steps in shaping the party's Alliance with five other opposition parties when he announced Welshman Ncube as its spokeperson. The MDC Alliance includes People's Democratic Party (PDP), led by Tendai  Biti; Ncube's MDC; Transform Zimb...
Should MDC think of Tsvangirai's successor? 1 October 2017 HARARE - Just like the ruling Zanu PF party, Zimbabwe's largest opposition party — the MDC — is facing the same headaches of succession that have become apparent now that its charismatic leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is under the weather. The MDC leader was airlifted to South Africa earlier last ...
Tsvangirai coming back home 29 September 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai will be in the country to lead his party in celebrating its 18th anniversary after surviving a serious health scare that had taken him to South Africa for emergence treatment. It is during his party's anniversary celebrations that Tsvangirai is expected to...
Chiefs available to highest bidder 18 September 2017 HARARE - Traditional chiefs — Zanu PF's unofficial political commissars — are playing hard to get with the ruling party, threatening to paralyse its campaign for next year's polls if Treasury does not consent to their inflationary demands, the Daily News can report. The chiefs, who have been i...
Tsvangirai, Khupe in crucial meeting 10 September 2017 HARARE - MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai and his deputy Thokozani Khupe will meet tomorrow to try and save the labour-backed opposition from splitting — following a nasty fallout caused by disagreements over a coalition with other opposition parties. Tsvangirai has not been seeing eye-to-eye with...
MDC heads for another split 29 August 2017 HARARE - The country's largest opposition party, the MDC, could be headed for another split owing to widening differences in its top echelons over an alliance pact sealed by Morgan Tsvangirai on August 5. Thokozani Khupe — Tsvangirai's longest serving deputy — has teamed up with several other ...
Coalition squabbles worry Tsvangirai 29 August 2017 HARARE - MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai is worried that the continuing bickering within the opposition movement over the consummation of the eagerly-awaited grand coalition could lead to voter apathy in next year's crucial elections. The former prime minister in the stability-inducing unity g...
Tsvangirai's health under the spotlight 26 August 2017 HARARE - A document signed by the MDC and some fringe opposition parties forming an alliance has unwittingly exposed deep-seated concerns within the country's biggest opposition party that its leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who is suffering from cancer, may not be fit to last the distance if they secu...
People are happy with MDC alliance, says Ncube 26 August 2017 HARARE - Welshamn Ncube — leader of the smaller MDC — has leapt to the defence of  his counterpart in the MDC Alliance, Morgan Tsvangirai, saying he was  convinced that he did his homework before committing to the formation of  a coalition. The reaction by Ncube follows serious differences bet...
Tsvangirai case struck off the roll 19 August 2017 HARARE - MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai is off the hook after the High Court on Wednesday struck off the roll an application by Harare man Moreprecision Muzadzi, who is seeking $50 000 compensation for reportedly offering consultancy services to the veteran politician ahead of the 2013 elections...