MDC fears for Chamisa’s life

By Mugove Tafirenyika The MDC yesterday said it feared for the life of its leader Nelson Chamisa, whom it claimed had narrowly escaped kidnapping by suspected State security agents over the weekend. Dramatic moment agents from the CIO allegedly tried to abduct a member of Nelson Chamisa’s convoy But the government has robustly dismissed the Saturday incident as nothing more than “a mere road rage” matter. Addressing journalists at the party’s headquarters in Harare yesterday, MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government of harbouring intentions to eliminate Chamisa…

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Chamisa belts rivals

By Mugove Tafirenyika MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has warned officials eyeing his position against working with Zanu PF to grab power from him saying he is firmly in charge of the country’s largest opposition party and would not tolerate dissent. MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa (centre) and Tendai Biti (Alliance principal) (centre) and Amos Chibaya (Organising Secretary) – right. Chamisa rose to the MDC presidency following the party’s founding president, Morgan Tsvangirai’s death in February this year. Tsvangirai’s death created an acrimonious power struggle between Chamisa, Thokozani Khupe and Elias…

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Khumalo feels MDC closed doors on her

By Tendayi Madhomu MDC national chairperson Thabitha Khumalo yesterday expressed her unhappiness on being left out in Nelson Chamisa’s choice of vice presidents. Thabitha Khumalo seen here at the MDC “Thank You Rally” in Gwanda recently Chamisa’s MDC has a male-bloated presidium with Elias Mudzuri, Morgen Komichi and Welshman Ncube as his three vice presidents. Sources close to the on-goings in the party allege Khumalo thought she was going to become an automatic replacement for Thokozani Khupe (MDC-T president) after she left the party. Related Articles Khumalo is said to…

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CIO, military following me: Chamisa

By Mugove Tafirenyika MDC president Nelson Chamisa has sensationally claimed that the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) and the military intelligence are following him wherever he goes. Dramatic moment agents from the CIO allegedly tried to abduct a member of Nelson Chamisa’s convoy He jokingly told his supporters at a rally in Marondera yesterday that the security agencies are following him even in the toilet. “These days, both the CIO and military intelligence are following me even into the toilet. I laughed my lungs out yesterday (Friday) when they followed me…

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No agreement on national issues, says Chamisa

By Mugove Tafirenyika MDC leader Nelson Chamisa believes that the country’s economic situation will remain dire until a solution is found to the legitimacy question that he is currently pursuing. In this wide-ranging interview with the Daily News on Sunday’s Mugove Tafirenyika, Chamisa speaks on these and other issues. Leader of Zimbabwe’s biggest opposition party, Nelson Chamisa is seen during an interview with the Associated Press in Harare, Thursday, March, 8, 2018. Chamisa is a charismatic lawyer and trained pastor who seeks to capitalize on goodwill towards his deceased predecessor…

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‘Dirty money’ ravages MDC

By Blessings Mashaya Fresh fissures have emerged in opposition leader Nelson Chamisa’s MDC — amid damaging allegations of heightened factionalism and the use of “dirty money” to destabilise the party, the Daily News can report. MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa (centre) and Tendai Biti (Alliance principal) (centre) and Amos Chibaya (Organising Secretary) – right. This comes as Chamisa appeared to pull the rug from under the feet of his party rivals yesterday after he announced that the main opposition’s much anticipated congress — which was due to be held in…

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Confusion rocks MDC over expulsions

By Mugove Tafirenyika Confusion has rocked the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC amid conflicting signals from senior officials over suspended mayors as well as the fate of those who stood as independent candidates in the July 30 elections, hence defying the party. MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa (centre) and Tendai Biti (Alliance principal) (centre) and Amos Chibaya (Organising Secretary) – right. This comes as MDC secretary general Douglas Mwonzora reversed a decision by the party’s Matabeleland North provincial leadership to suspend Victoria Falls mayor Somvelo Dlamini. Dlamini was suspended for allegedly bringing the…

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Mnangagwa allies blame Manicaland Chairperson for Chamisa victory

POLITICAL dogfights within the Zanu-PF Manicaland provincial leadership have intensified ahead of the ruling party’s national conference as other members, who are not loyal to the provincial leadership, are reportedly being barred from attending the annual conference set for Esigodini in Matabeleland South next month. The conference, which is expected to attract 5 000 delegates countrywide, will be held from December 11 to 16. However, in Manicaland some members who are not in good books with provincial chairman Mike Madiro are crying foul as there are allegations of attempts to…

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Magistrate rejects Komichi demands

Harare magistrate Elisha Singano yesterday threw out MDC vice president Morgen Komichi’s demand to have sight of V11 forms used to form the basis of the charges against him. Morgen Komichi Komichi is facing charges of going to the podium at the Harare International Conference Centre during the announcement of presidential election results and grabbing the microphone before announcing that MDC Alliance disputed the election results. He had made an application to have V11 forms released to him so that he can qualify his claims that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission…

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Chamisa fires Bulawayo deputy mayor

On Oct 31, 2018 28,783 1 By Jeffrey Muvundusi Nelson Chamisa had ordered Bulawayo deputy mayor Tinashe Kambarami to step down and pave way for the party’s preferred candidate Mlandu Ncube. Nelson Chamisa In a letter to Kambarami dated October 29, the MDC instructed the dreadlocked deputy mayor to step down from his position within seven days. “Failure to comply within the stipulated period shall result in your expulsion from the party and also recalling from the council,” the letter read. Related Articles MDC Bulawayo deputy spokesperson Edwin Ndlovu confirmed…

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