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Mnangagwa frustrating Mbeki, claims Chamisa

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday said former South African president Thabo Mbeki’s initiative to bring Zimbabwe’s political protagonists to the discussion table has hit a brickwall because President Emmerson Mnangagwa is not interested in talks with the opposition. Mbeki was in Zimbabwe in December to try and push for dialogue between Mnangagwa and Chamisa. He had promised to return… Read More
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Police deploy to stop MDC clean-up programme launch in Chitungwiza

‘We are of the opinion that you join others in the Presidential Clean Up’ – police to the MDC BY PRINCE MACHAYA Full force … A police truck is seen next to a pile of rubbish in Chitungwiza after police banned an MDC clean-up programme on January 31, 2020 HARARE – Police on Friday banned MDC leader Nelson Chamisa from… Read More
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Mutsvangwa rants against Chiwenga in meeting with Chamisa

Zanu PF factionalism deepens as Youth League sharpens knives to take on Chiwenga, Tagwirei BY TONY KAROMBO HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally Chris Mutsvangwa ranted against Vice President Constantino Chiwenga in a chance encounter with the MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa, ZimLive can reveal. The shock development comes as the Zanu PF Youth League has recently become vocal against “cartels”,… Read More
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SA Govt gives Mbeki greenlight to meet President Mnangagwa, Chamisa

ByStaff reporter THE Thabo Mbeki Foundation has announced that the South African Government has given former SA President Thabo Mbeki the greenlight negotiate a deal for President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa. Mbeki was in the country in Zimbabwe, but on a private visit, where he met President Mnangagwa, Mr Chamisa, leaders from the Political Actors Dialogue… Read More
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Chamisa joins Mnangagwa cleaning exercise

Chamisa joins Mnangagwa cleaning exercise. Party leader Nelson Chamisa told thousands of the main opposition’s supporters Tuesday the MDC programme is dubbed Jekesa/Chinese Zimbabwe. MDC has resolved to join President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s national clean-up day programme which the popular opposition has been boycotting since its inception last year. Chamisa was launching his party’s National 2020 Agenda at Stodart Hall grounds, in Harare’s… Read More
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Defiant Chamisa says Tuesday rally at Mbare’s Stodart Hall will go ahead against all odds

Opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday said his planned party rally scheduled for tomorrow at Mbare’s Stoddart Hall would go ahead after being verbally cleared by the police.Zimbabwe top opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, centre, arrives to deliver his speech at the party headquarters in Harare, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Zimbabwean police with riot gear fired tear gas and struck people… Read More
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Chamisa set January 15th as ‘signal day’

MDC president Nelson Chamisa has set January 15th as the date by which he will decide whether to pursue talks with Zanu-PF or go “the hard-line” route, a move which may backfire terribly if Zanu-PF chooses to ignore the ultimatum. Chamisa had recently softened up to dialogue even with former South African President Thabo Mbeki as mediator, but both Zanu-PF… Read More
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Mbeki: mediation efforts must start with healing and reconciliation

South African former president Thabo Mbeki’s visit to Zimbabwe last week raised a spectre of hope that the elderly statesman could have come to break the current political impasse. OPINION BY TAPIWA ZIVIRA, ACTING ONLINE EDITOR Speculation was heightened when Mbeki, who mediated in Zimbabwe’s political agreement of 2008, met President Emmerson Mnangagwa and main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa in… Read More
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Chamisa warms up to Mbeki talks

OPPOSITION MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa yesterday said he would gladly accept dialogue convened by former South African President Thabo Mbeki to end political hostilities between him and President Emmerson Mnangagwa and resolve the country’s deepening economic crisis. In an interview, Chamisa’s spokesperson Nkululeko Sibanda described Mbeki as a neutral and credible mediator. Mbeki, who brokered the historic Global Political Agreement… Read More
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Chamisa’s MDC sets 2020 targets for rural incursions

THE MDC, will in 2020, hold more political campaigns in rural communities where it has performed badly in elections since 2000, party President Nelson Chamisa has announced. In his New Year’s message to party supporters Wednesday, Chamisa said the party would also continue pushing for electoral reforms ahead of the 2023 elections. “We must strengthen our party and its base with… Read More