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Chamisa advised to cooperate with Mnangagwa

WITH President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government slowly, but surely closing the democratic space by banning most of the opposition MDC’s activities, including demonstrations and rallies, analysts have suggested that the party’s leader Nelson Chamisa should seek cooperation with his rival.   Following Mnangagwa’s ascension to power in November 2017, many hoped he would craft a new path and make a clear… Read More
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Chamisa drops ED legitimacy challenge

BY BLESSED MHLANGA NELSON Chamisa’s opposition MDC has dropped a key demand questioning the legitimacy of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, paving the way for possible talks between the chief political rivals to resolve Zimbabwe’s political and economic crises. The opposition party has refused to recognise Mnangagwa’s presidency since the disputed polls of July 31 last year, and accused the Zimbabwe Electoral… Read More
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Chamisa, Mwonzora supporters clash at party HQ

At least four people were seriously injured at Morgan Tsvangirai House, the MDC-Alliance headquarters in Harare, in ugly intra-party violence pitting supporters aligned to leader Mr Nelson Chamisa and those linked to former secretary-general Mr Douglas Mwonzora on Saturday. Property worth thousands of dollars, including a vehicle belonging to Mr Mwonzora, was damaged. The violence took place while the party’s… Read More
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I have a plan to win in rural areas: Chamisa Says

MDC president Nelson Chamisa, whose party has been suffering a string of defeats in by-elections particularly in the rural areas, has said he has a plan which will see the MDC make inroads into rural Zimbabwe. Chamisa says the plan will see the MDC able to field 210 parliamentary candidates and councillors in all wards in the next general election… Read More
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Chamisa keen to exploit Zanu-PF G40 faction

THE fissures emerging from within the rank and file of the ruling Zanu-PF party have grabbed the attention of MDC leader Nelson Chamisa, who is looking to capitalize on the internal fights to upstage President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Former members of the deposed Generation 40 (G40) faction have secured positions in the opposition MDC party’s Harare provincial executive. G40 is a… Read More
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Chamisa taunts Mnangagwa

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa said the poor turnout at the government-organised anti-sanctions march last Friday served to confirm President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zanu PF’s fast shrinking support base. Mnangagwa, buoyed by solidarity messages from other Sadc leaders, led a national march against the Western-imposed sanctions in Harare on Friday, declaring the day a public holiday to enable Zimbabweans to… Read More
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Court to rule on Chamisa’s legitimacy today

The Supreme Court is set to make a determination on the legitimacy of MDC leader Nelson Chamisa on Wednesday. The case was taken to the appeals court by the MDC who are challenging a decision of a High Court judge who said the MDC must conduct a Presidential election using old structures. Chalton Hwende@hwendec The leadership of @mdczimbabwe was settled at our… Read More
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MDC leadership wrangle: Khupe scores against Chamisa again

THE Supreme Court has upheld position by MDC-T leader Thokozani Khupe who argued she had the right to challenge former party rival, Nelson Chamisa’s appeal. Chamisa suffered a blow in May this year when the High Court ruled that he was not the legitimate leader of the main opposition. This followed the death of founding party President Morgan Tsvangirai February… Read More
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Chamisa wants UN to mediate

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has insisted on the engagement of an international facilitator before he could be part of any talks with President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Zimbabwe is keen to remedy a fast deteriorating political and economic situation that has seen prices surge almost every day, eroding incomes earned by most workers in the much-resented local currency. Talks between Mnangagwa and… Read More