MDC national council to decide Mudzuri fate

By Mugove Tafirenyika The MDC will decide at a special meeting tomorrow the fate of vice president Elias Mudzuri, who is under mounting pressure to step down. Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Vice President Elias Mudzuri was in trouble with his own party after ‘nicodemously’ meeting President Emmerson Mnangagwa at State House. The meeting of the national council, which has the power to demand that the Harvard-trained engineer step down, raises the prospect of a decisive showdown with a man girding his loins to challenge Nelson Chamisa in the 2019…

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Cleric urges Zanu PF, MDC to dialogue

By Nokuthaba Nkomo Faith Ministries pastor and businessman Shingi Munyeza has urged Zanu PF and the MDC to dialogue in order to move the country forward. Businessman Shingi Munyeza Munyeza said it is important for the two political parties to find each other and work collectively towards ending the current socio-economic crisis since they control the majority of the electorate. “The two parties control at least 95 percent of the electorate. The current impasse is coming out of the contested election result hence raising questions on legitimacy,” said Munyeza as…

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Ex-soldier-turned MDC councillor dies

On Dec 10, 2018 27,866 0 By Esinathy Sibanda The Councillor for Ward 28 (Cowdray Park) in Bulawayo Hapson Nyasha Ncube (MDC) has died. Hapson Nyasha Ncube Clr Ncube died yesterday morning at Mater Dei Hospital and the cause of death has not yet been established. Acting Bulawayo Mayor Clr Mlandu Ncube confirmed the death but said official communication about the funeral and burial will be made after the family and party meet. Related Articles “I’m sad to confirm that Ward 28 Councillor Clr Hapson Ncube has passed away. However,…

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ZANU PF pounces on Tracy Mutinhiri

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Vindictive regime pounces on senior opposition official in the wake of US Congressional Hearing on Zimbabwe. Tracy Mutinhiri, Secretary for International Affairs for the MDC is reeling from an invasion attempt on her farm house yesterday in Marondera by suspected state agents it has emerged. A few hours earlier, the United States Congress had a hearing on Zimbabwe and the deliberations were quite damning on the regime thereby drawing the typically brutal response. A shaken, Mutinhiri narrated the ordeal that transpired almost immediately after news of the American Congressional hearing…

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Mnangagwa, Chamisa talks kick off

By Fungi Kwaramba There could finally be light at the end of the tunnel for long-suffering Zimbabweans, after it emerged yesterday that President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa are indirectly engaging each other in talks aimed at ending the country’s decades-long political and economic crisis. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa This comes after well-placed sources told the Daily News yesterday that the tentative dialogue had already resulted in Chamisa appointing a high-powered MDC team to negotiate with the ruling Zanu PF to end the bad…

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Zim Parliament farce worsening

By Mugove Tafirenyika Parliamentary proceedings descended into yet another farce yesterday when Cabinet ministers refused to answer questions from MDC legislators to protest the opposition’s continued refusal to acknowledge President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the legitimate leader of the country. Opposition MDC Alliance MPs outside parliament following the chaos that marked police units forcibly evicting them from the House after they refused to stand up for President Emmerson Mnangagwa It eventually took the intervention of the acting speaker of the National Assembly to end the anarchy and for the ministers to…

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Pay doctors, save lives: MDC

By Blessings Mashaya Nelson Chamisa’s MDC has said the government must quickly and effectively resolve the issue of medical practitioners’ welfare to avoid further crippling of the health delivery system and avoid loss of life. Henry Madzorera, the MDC National Secretary for Health, said yesterday the ongoing medical doctors’ strike is a serious indictment on the government, it is a clear sign of failure, cluelessness and lack of care. “It is the role of the government of the day to provide social services to the citizens but sadly the government…

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MDC MP’s trial deferred to January

On Dec 4, 2018 18,854 1 By Shamiso Dzingire The trial of Mount Pleasant MDC Member of Parliament Samuel Banda — who stands accused of presenting a false residential address to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) — has been rolled over to January after his defence counsel requested more time to go through the docket. Samuel Takudzwa Banda Using the alleged false address, Banda contested for the Mt Pleasant House of Assembly seat and won. He is being charged with “making a false statement or fact in any claim or…

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MDC MPs receive death threats on mobile phones

By Tendayi Madhomu Dozens of opposition legislators have received death threats and are scared stiff for their lives, pushing for a government probe into the intimidation. Opposition MDC Alliance MPs outside parliament following the chaos that marked police units forcibly evicting them from the House after they refused to stand up for President Emmerson Mnangagwa Spooked Members of Parliament (MPs) who spoke to the Daily News yesterday said they were particularly worried about the fact that the real intentions and next move of the people behind the chilling death threats…

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