Nelson Chamisa: We call for an immediate end to the crackdown and terror in #Zimbabwe

Nelson Chamisa: We call for an immediate end to the crackdown and terror in #Zimbabwe 1

On Jan 22, 2019 34,476 0 Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has said “no nation can make progress without the rule of law and peace” and called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to immediately end the crackdown on opposition activists and “release of all prisoners of conscience and political detainees.”  MDC leader Nelson Chamisa visited hospitals to see victims of the violence that took place during the recent three-day stay-away Below is the 6 part statement issued by Chamisa on his tweeter handle. 1/6: We continue to mourn our lost relatives…

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Chamisa prays for violence victims – PICTURES

Chamisa prays for violence victims – PICTURES 2

On Jan 21, 2019 56,904 3 MDC leader Nelson Chamisa on Friday visited hospitals to see victims of the violence that took place during the recent three-day stay-away, which claimed the lives of at least 12 people, according to civil society organisations. MDC leader Nelson Chamisa visited hospitals to see victims of the violence that took place during the recent three-day stay-away MDC leader Nelson Chamisa visited hospitals to see victims of the violence that took place during the recent three-day stay-away MDC leader Nelson Chamisa visited hospitals to see…

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MDC meets over economic crisis

MDC meets over economic crisis 3

Chamisa will deliver an address on the current economic situation On Jan 13, 2019 58,900 2 The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC will this week meet to discuss the way forward on how to put more pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to solve the current economic crisis. MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa (centre) and Tendai Biti (Alliance principal) (centre) and Amos Chibaya (Organising Secretary) – right. MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume told the Daily News on Sunday yesterday that Chamisa will deliver an address on the current economic situation and this will be…

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Ex-ally urges Mujuru to join MDC

Ex-ally urges Mujuru to join MDC 4

By Tendai Kamhungira Former vice president Joice Mujuru’s ex-ally Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has called on the National People’s Party (NPP) president to dissolve her party and join the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC. Opposition leaders Nelson Chamisa and Joice Mujuru (Chamisa- AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) Bhasikiti is a former member of the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF), which was led by Mujuru, before she left to form the splinter NPP. Mujuru and Bhasikiti, a former Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister, are both former members of the ruling Zanu PF party. Related Articles The former vice president, along…

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More pressure for MDC, Zanu PF dialogue

More pressure for MDC, Zanu PF dialogue 5

By Jeffrey Muvundusi The National Reclamation Assembly (NRA), an affiliate organisation of the MDC Alliance, has also piled pressure on the main political actors in the country to immediately consider dialogue to save the country, which is on the verge of imploding. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa The call by NRA comes after, the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) early this week appealed for dialogue between MDC and Zanu PF as part of ending the deepening crisis currently afflicting the country. However, reports indicate that hardliners in…

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MDC in fix over MPs luxury cars

MDC in fix over MPs luxury cars 6

By Blessings Mashaya As Treasury prepares to splurge millions of scarce United States dollars on luxury utility vehicles (SUVs) for legislators serving in the ninth Parliament, MDC representatives and their leader Nelson Chamisa, are in a quandary as to what to do — after their Zanu PF counterparts recently decided not to take up the vehicles. 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 The surprising move by Zanu PF…

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Hawks foil Mnangagwa, Chamisa talks . . . as Zanu PF, MDC zealots oppose dialogue

Hawks foil Mnangagwa, Chamisa talks . . . as Zanu PF, MDC zealots oppose dialogue 7

By Fungi Kwaramba The much-talked about talks between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa are being frustrated by hardliners within both the ruling Zanu PF and the MDC. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa This comes after both Mnangagwa and Chamisa separately said this week that they were willing to engage in dialogue that could extricate the country from the country’s worsening economic rot — which analysts say has driven Zimbabwe to the brink of the horrific 2008 meltdown. The encouraging statements by the two arch rivals…

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Release results: Chamisa urges DRC

Release results: Chamisa urges DRC 8

By Mugove Tafirenyika MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has called on the electoral authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to release results of the just-ended presidential election in that country. Opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa Kinshasa has delayed the announcement of preliminary results from the crucial presidential election, amid growing pressure from world powers and the influential Catholic Church to respect voters’ wishes. The December 30 vote saw 21 candidates run to replace President Joseph Kabila, who has ruled the vast, conflict-ridden country for almost 18 years. Related…

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Zanu PF to finalise Chamisa’s Con-Court bill

Zanu PF to finalise Chamisa’s Con-Court bill 9

By Helen Kadirire Zanu PF’s legal team is yet to come up with the bill of costs in the presidential suit they won at the Constitutional Court in August last year against Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa. Munyaradzi Paul Mangwana head of the Zanu PF party’s legal team which defended the results in court (Picture by AFP) In an interview with the Daily News this week, team leader Canaan Dube of Dube, Manikai and Hwacha said the process needed to be treated delicately. The finalisation of the bill…

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‘Mnangagwa must admit failure’

‘Mnangagwa must admit failure’ 10

By Mugove Tafirenyika As Zimbabwe’s economy continues to deteriorate, the opposition MDC has implored President Emmerson Mnangagwa to admit failure and open way for negotiations towards the setting up of a national transitional authority to stabilise the country. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa Following a month-old strike by junior doctors that has since been joined by other civil servants, including nurses and teachers who are demanding to be paid salaries in United States dollars, the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC said the country was being held back by the “habitual…

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