Articles tagged 'welshman ncube'

Biti, Ncube to re-join main MDC 31 August 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC is reuniting with its former secretaries-general — Welshman Ncube and Tendai Biti. Ncube and Biti, who ditched the main MDC, then under Morgan Tsvangirai’s leadership in 2005 and 2014 respectively, are expected to land senior positions at the party’s electiv...
Alliance was strategic but poorly designed' 15 August 2018 HARARE - After successive defeats at the hands of the ruling Zanu PF party, the MDC as the biggest opposition party in the country was urged to form a grand coalition that would fight from one corner. The call was so loud that the late MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai initiated the project and ...
Rigging fears 10 May 2018 HARARE - There are unmistakable signs that results of the forthcoming general elections could be contested once again after Zanu PF's rivals raised alarm over the ruling party's refusal to allow key aspects of the electoral process to be done openly to remove rigging fears, the Daily News can rep...
Opposition to attend Uhuru Day celebrations 17 April 2018 HARARE - Opposition political parties have said they will be attending a rally marking Zimbabwe’s 38th independence anniversary celebrations in Harare tomorrow, saying it was a national event. Zimbabweans remember the anniversary of their country’s independence from British colonial rule on Ap...
Ncube brands Khupe a 'bad follower' 20 March 2018 BULAWAYO - The MDC Alliance has laid into beleaguered MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe describing her as a politician who lacks wisdom and leadership qualities. MDC Alliance spokesperson Welshman Ncube told thousands of Midlands State University students over the weekend that in the last 12 ...
SOUTHERN NEWS | 'Mugabe can go hang' 14 March 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo based politicians have said former president Robert Mugabe must go hang, following his alleged demands to have his pension lump sum pay-out in cash. Mugabe was recently quoted to have demanded his pension lump sum of almost $500 000 in cash, an arrangement which used to app...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Mujuru slammed over coalition 7 March 2018 BULAWAYO - ZANU PF youths in Gwanda are tussling for possession of mining claims with aspiring Member of Parliament for Gwanda Central Jafet Dube, in a development that has also sucked in Matabeleland South Provincial Affairs minister Abednico Ncube. So intense has been the fight that Dube has...
MDC Alliance calls for unity 31 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's main opposition political parties called for unity in the main MDC Alliance consummated to fight the mid-year presidential and parliamentary elections against President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The mooted coalition has been hit by severe turbulence, dogged by inter-party divisio...
Gutu tells Ncube to mind his own business 22 January 2018 HARARE - Top officials in the MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai have told spokesperson of the MDC Alliance Welshman Ncube to go to hell and stop interfering in matters concerning the troubled opposition party. This comes as there is a growing rift between those opposed to the MDC Alliance (a coalit...
Discord hits MDC Alliance 22 January 2018 HARARE - A faction of the main MDC opposed to a coalition deal inked by party leader Morgan Tsvangirai in August last year, is going against the spirit binding the MDC Alliance by getting its members to contest the forthcoming polls in constituencies reserved for other parties signatory to the ag...
Police ban MDC Alliance's Glen View rally 20 January 2018 HARARE - Police have blocked today's MDC Alliance rally in Harare's Glenview suburb but have Okayed the one to be held in Epworth tomorrow, Sunday. Today's rally was meant to launch opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's campaign as leader of the MDC Alliance ahead of elections due in five mont...
Tsvangirai remains MDC Alliance candidate 15 January 2018 HARARE - The MDC Alliance has resolved to officially begin campaigning for Morgan Tsvangirai as its presidential candidate, with rallies scheduled for the capital this weekend and the next in Mutare. The resolution was made at the MDC Alliance strategic retreat held last weekend to prepare for...
Opposition rattled by Zanu PF's resurgence 20 December 2017 BULAWAYO - The MDC Alliance is calling for all opposition parties in Zimbabwe to bury their differences in order to fight Zanu PF as a single force, noting that the military's intervention in the ruling party's internal affairs has obliterated the divisions that had greatly contributed to the gov...
Opposition urges ED to lead by example 26 November 2017 HARARE - Opposition political parties have hailed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inaugural speech this week although they urged him to release all those detained so that they have their day in court. MDC Alliance spokesperson Welshman Ncube said the treatment being given to former president Ro...
Change name, then we talk — Mujuru 13 November 2017 HARARE - Leader of the newly-formed coalition — People's Rainbow Alliance (PRA) — Joice Mujuru has insisted they will only join forces with the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC Alliance after it adopts a neutral name, among other conditions. Mujuru, who also leads the opposition National People's Par...
Tsvangirai urged to pass the baton 12 November 2017 HARARE - Former Zanu PF politburo member Kudakwashe Bhasikiti — now opposition Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) top official — has urged ailing MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai to hand over power. He suggested MDC vice president Nelson Chamisa as the capable Tsvangirai successor. This comes amid gro...
Alliance name won't change: MDC 7 November 2017 HARARE - Opposition MDC spokesperson, Obert Gutu, has insisted that the opposition parties' coalition name — MDC Alliance — will not be changed. This comes as other opposition parties, including Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP), have been calling for a neutral name for MDC Alliance...
MDC Alliance in limbo 2 November 2017 HARARE - While MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai’s continued illness has thrown opposition politics in disarray ahead of the crucial harmonised 2018 elections, we hope opposition political parties will not despair. As we speak the MDC Alliance which has realistic chances to challenge President R...
SOUTHERN NEWS | MDC Alliance mulls name change 1 November 2017 FORMER Cabinet minister and newly-installed spokesperson of the MDC Alliance — Welshman Ncube has hinted that some principals within the coalition want a name change to their pact — although he does not share the idea which he said is problematic. Ncube, who leads the smaller MDC, is part to t...
Dabengwa in demand 31 October 2017 HARARE - Opposition leaders seeking to challenge President Robert Mugabe in next year's crunch elections are falling over each other to partner Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa, pictured, it has emerged. The Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC Alliance is keen to bring on board Dabengwa, a former Zipra in...
'MDC Alliance has full confidence in Tsvangirai' 31 October 2017 HARARE - Principals of the MDC Alliance have thrown their full weight behind MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai despite his ill-health. Tsvangirai has openly disclosed that he has cancer of the colon and has been undergoing treatment in neighboring South Africa. Last month, he was airlifted to So...
MDC Alliance principals slammed 25 October 2017 HARARE - MDC organising secretary Abedinico Bhebhe has slammed opposition party principals who have joined hands with Morgan Tsvangirai in the MDC Alliance saying they are fomenting divisions. This comes after Tsvangirai met his vice president Thokozani Khupe and lifted suspensions of treasure...
MDC Alliance targets Mutasa, Gumbo 24 October 2017 HARARE - The MDC Alliance led by former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai has made moves to add within its ranks once Zanu PF ministers — Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo — in a bid to include experience and special skills to its unit ahead of next year's elections. This comes as former vice pre...
Tsvangirai, Khupe heal rift 18 October 2017 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has reached out to his disaffected deputy, Thokozani Khupe — meeting her in Harare on Monday to resolve differences related to key strategies ahead of the eagerly-anticipated 2018 national elections. Tsvangirai's spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka, tol...
Tsvangirai heals rift with Khupe 18 October 2017 HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has reached out to his disaffected deputy, Thokozani Khupe — meeting her in Harare on Monday to resolve differences related to key strategies ahead of the eagerly-anticipated 2018 national elections. Tsvangirai's spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka, tol...