Politics

Chamisa, Khupe factions fight over party name

A NEW frontier in the fight for control of the MDC-T has emerged, this time over the name of the opposition party, NewZmbabwe.com reported. The MDC-T split yet again following the death of founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai in February which triggered a violent fight between then vice presidents Thokozani Khupe and Nelson Chamisa. Chamisa prevailed but was accused of using ...

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Chamisa’s likely deputies from Matebeleland

MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa is set to make key appointments of two deputy presidents, national chairperson, organising secretary and party spokesperson in an effort to stabilise and prepare the main opposition party for the upcoming harmonised elections. Although the expected appointments were likely to open floodgates of serious jostling, Chamisa was widely expected to reward those who stood by him ...

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‘US must stop reading only the text of MDC-T,’ says Mnangagwa

The United States should make decisions on Zimbabwe from an informed position and stop reading only the text of opposition political parties that are afraid of elections, President Mnangagwa has said. He said the US, which last week proposed multiple prescriptive reforms as a precondition for re-engagement with Zimbabwe, should have an appreciation of the situation on the ground to ...

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Chamisa urges BYO Councilors to prioritize service delivery

President Adv Nelson Chamisa today held a meeting with Bulawayo City councilors committees to discuss issues affecting the second largest city where the people’s President exhorted the city fathers to prioritize service delivery to the people. The people’s President told the councilors that the thrust of responsible local governance rests on accountability, transparency and service delivery. President Chamisa said it ...

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Chamisa, a dictator in the making

Little by little, Nelson Chamisa is exhibiting traits of a dictator, he is imposing conditions on the MDC-T party and its members, making unilateral decisions and going back on his word, one too many times. If this is left to continue, Chamisa will soon turn the MDC-T into his own chase board where he will be calling the shots without ...

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‘Mnangagwa protecting looters’

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of having “uneasy links” with several companies that have externalised funds, says a report. During his campaign rally over the weekend outside of Harare, MDC presidential hopeful Nelson Chamisa claimed to be in possession of a list of companies that the president had links with, the privately owned New Zimbabwe.com reported. ...

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Statement on ZRP’s Statement regarding missing Itai Dzamara

On March 9, 2015, my brother Itai Dzamara was abducted by unknown men while getting a shave in Glen View 7. A report was made to the police on that particular day. Surprisingly, the police was reluctant to take action regarding the abduction until we took them to the high court where they were ordered to investigate the abduction and ...

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What’s in Mnangagwa’s scarf?

When President Emmerson Mnangagwa visited Davos, Switzerland where he reiterated the ‘‘Zimbabwe is open for business” message, there was one thing that he also introduced; his multi-coloured scarf. After the meeting, Mnangagwa has made this scarf part of his fashion statement and a few of his followers have also been seen wearing it. The fashion police are now hot on ...

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Road to Victory (R2V): Nelson Chamisa on Tuesday

1. The national Council and its deliberations The national council on Friday noted and acknowledged the fact that the party had positively rebranded is renewing and has positively re-energized its base and its organs as testified by the continued affirmation and re-invigoration of its national strength and dominance. The same council noted that the people’s party of excellence has re-affirmed ...

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Mugabe claim people still wanted him as President

Former president Robert Mugabe has claimed that the people of Zimbabwe still wanted him as the president of Zimbabwe at a time when President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his military supporters wrestled power from him. He said he spent nearly four decades in power because he “listened to the people” who wanted him to carry on ruling Zimbabwe. “I always listened ...

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