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New Zimbabwe
Is Mugabe facing his Waterloo?depended on war veterans for political support at several key moments, particul
Is Mugabe facing his Waterloo?
New Zimbabwe / Posted 14 hours ago
depended on war veterans for political support at several key moments, particularly after the launch of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in 1999. After it became clear the MDC was rapidly gaining support, it was war veterans... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zim activists demand apolitical reformeconomic support during any transitional period leading to fresh elections. So
Zim activists demand apolitical reform
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
economic support during any transitional period leading to fresh elections. So far, neither Zanu PF nor the opposition Movement for Democratic Change have reacted. The MDC and its leader Morgan Tsvangirai won elections in 2008, but Zanu PF was... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Is Mugabe facing his Waterloo? President vulnerable after loyal allies abandon himdepended on war veterans for political support at several key moments, particul
Is Mugabe facing his Waterloo? President vulnerable after loyal allies abandon him
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
depended on war veterans for political support at several key moments, particularly after the launch of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in 1999. After it became clear the MDC was rapidly gaining support, it was war veterans... Read more
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iol.co.za
Is Mugabe facing his Waterloo?depended on war veterans for political support at several key moments, particul
Is Mugabe facing his Waterloo?
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
depended on war veterans for political support at several key moments, particularly after the launch of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in 1999. After it became clear the MDC was rapidly gaining support, it was war veterans... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Prominent Zimbabweans eye 'National Transitional Authority' to run country until 'fair' electionsneed economic support during any transitional period leading to fresh elections
Prominent Zimbabweans eye 'National Transitional Authority' to run country until 'fair' elections
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
need economic support during any transitional period leading to fresh elections. So far neither Zanu PF nor the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) have responded to the announcement. The group warned of “serious social unrest” and... Read more
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metro
'Beginning of the end' for Robert Mugabe as his own supporters attack himbring down the Zimbabwe governmentZimbabwe’s main opposition praised the war ve
'Beginning of the end' for Robert Mugabe as his own supporters attack him
metro / Posted 2 days ago
bring down the Zimbabwe governmentZimbabwe’s main opposition praised the war veterans for ‘finally seeing the light’. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) ‘would like to whole-heartedly thank and salute (the) war veterans for publicly... Read more
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DW
Mugabe government slams once loyal veterans group as succession battle looms |Saturday full of gushing praise for Mugabe's wife. The ZNLWVA won support from
Mugabe government slams once loyal veterans group as succession battle looms |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Saturday full of gushing praise for Mugabe's wife. The ZNLWVA won support from Zimbabwe's main opposition on Friday. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) commended the country's war veterans for "finally seeing the light" and applauded the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mugabe remains mum on war veterans’ 'explosive statement'have been a key ally of Mugabe, but now they say they won’t support him in the
Mugabe remains mum on war veterans’ 'explosive statement'
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
have been a key ally of Mugabe, but now they say they won’t support him in the next elections. Morgan Tsvangirai’s party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), says it salutes the war veterans for seeing the light. That’s a reference to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
MDC MPs cause stir in parliament by wearing flags around necksas a sign of patriotism. FILE: Zimbabwean Pastor Evan Mawarire. Picture: ThisF
MDC MPs cause stir in parliament by wearing flags around necks
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
as a sign of patriotism. FILE: Zimbabwean Pastor Evan Mawarire. Picture: ThisFlag Facebook page. Zimbabwe,Evan Mawarire,Movement for Democratic Change party MDC,MDC MP HARARE - Three opposition MPs in Zimbabwe have caused a stir in parliament... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diasporans Take On Zanutheir chances of dislodging President Robert Mugabe from power. After breaking
Diasporans Take On Zanu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
their chances of dislodging President Robert Mugabe from power. After breaking away from Morgan Tsvangirai in 2005, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) rebels recruited Arthur Mutambara, a robotics professor, from his base in South Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Zimbabwe Coming of Age?fiddle in latest pressure on the Zimbabwe government. At the time of the shut
Is Zimbabwe Coming of Age?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
fiddle in latest pressure on the Zimbabwe government. At the time of the shut down, Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the main Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) party, was receiving treatment from colon cancer in South Africa. Tendai Biti of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mawarire Stirs Revolutionary Spiritman who is fast curving his name into the anals of Zimbabwean history. Ever si
Mawarire Stirs Revolutionary Spirit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
man who is fast curving his name into the anals of Zimbabwean history. Ever since Tsvangirai and his opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T), were routed at the 2013 elections, many ordinary citizens had gotten relatively... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Another MDC-T Split ImminentTHE appointment of Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri as vice presidents of the M
Another MDC-T Split Imminent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
THE appointment of Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri as vice presidents of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has opened a Pandora's Box in the fragile opposition party, amid fears of yet another split. Mudzuri and Chamisa joined Thokozani... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
There Is Method to Tsvangirai's MadnessTsvangirai earned his political stripes at the turn of the century as the labou
There Is Method to Tsvangirai's Madness
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Tsvangirai earned his political stripes at the turn of the century as the labour movement gave birth to the opposition Movement for Democratic Change. In that book Muzhuzha illustrates that from his days at the ZCTU to the MDC, Tsvangirai... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
New Protests: Where is Zimbabwe headed?ZAPU party were killed, leading then-Vice President Joshua Nkomo to flee into e
New Protests: Where is Zimbabwe headed?
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 days ago
ZAPU party were killed, leading then-Vice President Joshua Nkomo to flee into exile. In 2008, when the opposition Movement for Democratic Change won the first round of the presidential election, it pulled out of the run-off because of the... Read more
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8d
New Zimbabwe
Cash Crisis: Mugabe at his weakest ever?ruling Zanu PF. Nor can he keep paying his security services. In Harare, oppos
Cash Crisis: Mugabe at his weakest ever?
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 days ago
ruling Zanu PF. Nor can he keep paying his security services. In Harare, opposition groups including Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change, are already planning for a post-Mugabe future, drawing up blueprints for an inclusive... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Why Pastor Mawarire’s revolution took holdmany members of the urban middle class said they had too much to lose to be see
Why Pastor Mawarire’s revolution took hold
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 days ago
many members of the urban middle class said they had too much to lose to be seen in public supporting the Movement for Democratic Change when it emerged in 1999. It drew its first support from the trade unions and therefore the... Read more
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9d
metro
Woman are beating pots to bring down the Zimbabwe governmentanything at home this is why we brought them to say we no longer have anything
Woman are beating pots to bring down the Zimbabwe government
metro / Posted 9 days ago
anything at home this is why we brought them to say we no longer have anything to cook. We are starving,’ Thokozani Khupe, Movement for Democratic Change vice president said while addressing women who took part in the march. Hundreds turned out to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why Pastor Mawarire’s revolution took holdmany members of the urban middle class said they had too much to lose to be see
Why Pastor Mawarire’s revolution took hold
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
many members of the urban middle class said they had too much to lose to be seen in public supporting the Movement for Democratic Change when it emerged in 1999. It drew its first support from the trade unions and therefore the... Read more
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9d
New Zimbabwe
Ex-PM backs Pastor Mawarire's protestTsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has not been directly involve
Ex-PM backs Pastor Mawarire's protest
New Zimbabwe / Posted 9 days ago
Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has not been directly involved in the surge of demonstrations, but the party hopes to benefit from the growing public criticism of Mugabe, 92. "I want congratulate Pastor (Evan) Mawarire and other... Read more
10d
New Zimbabwe
Ncube: Turning the heat on Zim’s PoTmovement sweeping the nation are a new phenomenon in the Politics of Things (Po
Ncube: Turning the heat on Zim’s PoT
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 days ago
movement sweeping the nation are a new phenomenon in the Politics of Things (PoT) may need slight correction. The Movement for Democratic Change – in any form – is a result of popular resistance against ZANU PF political hegemony that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Can, and Must, Act to Prevent a Disaster in Zimbabweruling Zanu-PF. Nor can he keep paying his security services. In Harare, oppos
South Africa Can, and Must, Act to Prevent a Disaster in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
ruling Zanu-PF. Nor can he keep paying his security services. In Harare, opposition groups, including Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change, are already planning for a post-Mugabe future, drawing up blueprints for an inclusive... Read more
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10d
Daily Maverick
South Africa can, and must, act to prevent a disaster in Zimbabweruling Zanu-PF. Nor can he keep paying his security services. In Harare, oppos
South Africa can, and must, act to prevent a disaster in Zimbabwe
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
ruling Zanu-PF. Nor can he keep paying his security services. In Harare, opposition groups, including Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change, are already planning for a post-Mugabe future, drawing up blueprints for an inclusive... Read more
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11d
AllAfrica.com
Mnangagwa Keeps Eyes On the BallMugabe is under pressure from an unlikely political spectre: it is not the Brit
Mnangagwa Keeps Eyes On the Ball
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Mugabe is under pressure from an unlikely political spectre: it is not the British, nor is it Morgan Tsvangirai and his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T), twin dark forces that have haunted him in the last two decades. This time, the... Read more
11d
Mail & Guardian
#ThisFlag gives Zimbabwe hopebias in his diplomacy – he was ostensibly a neutral broker between the ruling p
#ThisFlag gives Zimbabwe hope
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
bias in his diplomacy – he was ostensibly a neutral broker between the ruling party, Zanu-PF, and the chief opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change. But he was also the man who drove the decision to sit on the damning Khampepe Report into the... Read more
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11d
AllAfrica.com
A Protester Stands Outside the Courthouse Where Evan Mawarire's Hearing Took Place.illegal for someone to call for a stay-away; that kind of mass action is not ne
A Protester Stands Outside the Courthouse Where Evan Mawarire's Hearing Took Place.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
illegal for someone to call for a stay-away; that kind of mass action is not new in Zimbabwe. In the past, the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) and the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) joined forces and called for mass... Read more
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11d
New Zimbabwe
Tsvangirai return: Cops battle supportersthey gathered at the headquarters to welcome party leader Morgan Tsvangirai. T
Tsvangirai return: Cops battle supporters
New Zimbabwe / Posted 11 days ago
they gathered at the headquarters to welcome party leader Morgan Tsvangirai. The mostly youthful members of Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change party flooded the streets around his office in Harvest House, Harare, following his return... Read more
12d
AllAfrica.com
A Protester Stands Outside the Courthouse Where Evan Mawarire's Hearing Took Place.illegal for someone to call for a stay-away; that kind of mass action is not ne
A Protester Stands Outside the Courthouse Where Evan Mawarire's Hearing Took Place.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
illegal for someone to call for a stay-away; that kind of mass action is not new in Zimbabwe. In the past, the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) and the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) joined forces and called for mass... Read more
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12d
AllAfrica.com
When Voices of Dissent MultiplyMushohwe, told the Financial Gazette that the protesters should not blame the g
When Voices of Dissent Multiply
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Mushohwe, told the Financial Gazette that the protesters should not blame the government, but should go and protest to the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader Morgan Tsvangirai and his party for turning to the west to impose sanctions on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tsvangirai Returns From South AfricaCANCER-stricken Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Morgan Tsvangira
Tsvangirai Returns From South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
CANCER-stricken Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai last week returned home from treatment in South Africa and immediately shrugged off calls for him to step down from the helm of the opposition party. Instead, he delved... Read more
13d
Mail & Guardian
Long queues tell Zimbabwe's story of economic crisis and failing healthcareparliamentarians condemned the exorbitant fees charged by both government and p
Long queues tell Zimbabwe's story of economic crisis and failing healthcare
Mail & Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
parliamentarians condemned the exorbitant fees charged by both government and private hospitals. James Maridadi, of the Movement for Democratic Change-Tshivangirai party, reportedly claimed that a yellow fever vaccination could cost $66 in... Read more
13d
New Zimbabwe
Mugabe: Zimbabwe’s dying dictatorshipby Mugabe’s party, the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF
Mugabe: Zimbabwe’s dying dictatorship
New Zimbabwe / Posted 13 days ago
by Mugabe’s party, the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF). A strong showing by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in the 2008 general election led to the country’s first-ever coalition government in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motswaledi Report - Moswaane Urges DCEC to Probe UDCexpert and was only waiting for a satellite report. To this day, the UDC has no
Motswaledi Report - Moswaane Urges DCEC to Probe UDC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
expert and was only waiting for a satellite report. To this day, the UDC has not indicated its status. Meanwhile Botswana Movement for Democratic Change (BMD) Vice President Wynter Mmolotsi dismisses Moswaane's accusations as non-issues. According... Read more
15d
New Zimbabwe
Zimbabweans have never known freedomthe late 1990s, at a time of staggering unemployment and inflation, as well as
Zimbabweans have never known freedom
New Zimbabwe / Posted 15 days ago
the late 1990s, at a time of staggering unemployment and inflation, as well as an overall increase of authoritarianism, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai – an alliance of youth, civic, and labor leaders, was formed... Read more
15d
International Business Times
Zimbabwe: #ThisFlag movement vows to shut country down over police brutality last witnessed such protests from February to April 2007. In March, police alle
Zimbabwe: #ThisFlag movement vows to shut country down over police brutality
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
last witnessed such protests from February to April 2007. In March, police allegedly beat up opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party leader Morgan Tsvangirai and other political leaders who had gathered for a prayer... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: Who is Pastor Evan Mawarire, the man behind #ThisFlag subversive protest movement? the government," Doug Coltart, a Zimbabwean lawyer and the son of prominent Zim
Zimbabwe: Who is Pastor Evan Mawarire, the man behind #ThisFlag subversive protest movement?
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
the government," Doug Coltart, a Zimbabwean lawyer and the son of prominent Zimbabwean lawyer and founding member of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Welshman Ncube, told IBTimes UK over the phone. "For so long, (the ruling party)... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bulawayo tense but calm after unrestorder. The party has it on good authority that the protests experienced in Beit
Bulawayo tense but calm after unrest
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
order. The party has it on good authority that the protests experienced in Beitbridge were sponsored by the (opposition) Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). “We are also aware that persons from ‘across the bridge’ joined these violent protest... Read more
19d
AllAfrica.com
Bill Exposes Zanuraising more concerns regarding the seemingly flawed process of amending the Bi
Bill Exposes Zanu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
raising more concerns regarding the seemingly flawed process of amending the Bill. Despite protests from opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) MPs over the fast- tracking of the Bill, it, nonetheless sailed through its second... Read more
20d
Eye Witness News
MDC fears current anti-govt protests could result in martial lawriot police deploys in Harare on 4 July, 2016 during clashes with public transp
MDC fears current anti-govt protests could result in martial law
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
riot police deploys in Harare on 4 July, 2016 during clashes with public transport drivers. Picture: AFP. CAPE TOWN - The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) fears current demonstrations against the Zimbabwean government could result in martial... Read more
20d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Zimbabwe shuts down social media amidst mass stay-awayin Harare’s suburbs such as Glen Norah‚ Mufakose‚ Machipisa and Mabvuku. Shops
Zimbabwe shuts down social media amidst mass stay-away
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
in Harare’s suburbs such as Glen Norah‚ Mufakose‚ Machipisa and Mabvuku. Shops were closed and public transport scarce. Movement for Democratic Change senator and former Minister of Education‚ Sport‚ Arts and Culture‚ David Coltart‚ tweeted... Read more
20d
New Zimbabwe
Unpaid civil servants strike, tensions upeconomy stagnates and rumours around President Robert Mugabe's health condition
Unpaid civil servants strike, tensions up
New Zimbabwe / Posted 20 days ago
economy stagnates and rumours around President Robert Mugabe's health condition intensify." In April, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) staged the biggest anti-Mugabe protest in decades calling on the president to step... Read more
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21d
AllAfrica.com
Protests Spread Amid Growing Anger Against Mugabethe president. Rights groups accuse Mugabe of repression and human rights abus
Protests Spread Amid Growing Anger Against Mugabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
the president. Rights groups accuse Mugabe of repression and human rights abuses, whereas the opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), demands the 92-year-old president's resignation. "The crisis is worsening every day... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zim on 'a knife edge'parties blame the recent protests on bad governance. A senior member of the Mo
Zim on 'a knife edge'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
parties blame the recent protests on bad governance. A senior member of the Morgan Tsvangirai-led faction of Movement for Democratic Change told journalists that the party was in support of the demonstrations. "We are in support of... Read more
21d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Zimbabwe police fire teargas as protests turn violentagainst Mugabe, who has long been accused of repression and human rights abuses
Zimbabwe police fire teargas as protests turn violent
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
against Mugabe, who has long been accused of repression and human rights abuses. In April the main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), staged a large rally in Harare demanding that Mugabe step down over the deepening... Read more
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21d
DW
Zimbabweans protest amid growing anger against President Mugabe |the president. Rights groups accuse Mugabe of repression and human rights abus
Zimbabweans protest amid growing anger against President Mugabe |
DW / Posted 21 days ago
the president. Rights groups accuse Mugabe of repression and human rights abuses, whereas the opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), demands the 92-year-old president's resignation. "The crisis is worsening every day... Read more
22d
AllAfrica.com
The Leopard Has Not Changed Its SpotsWhen Zanu PF rolled over Movement for Democratic Change in 2013 and gave Presid
The Leopard Has Not Changed Its Spots
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
When Zanu PF rolled over Movement for Democratic Change in 2013 and gave President Robert Mugabe another five-year term, they could never have anticipated the immediate consequences. After four years of growth and recovery and rising confidence in... Read more
23d
iol.co.za
Beit Bridge burnsMike Bimha has blamed the country’s economic woes on sanctions imposed by the W
Beit Bridge burns
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
Mike Bimha has blamed the country’s economic woes on sanctions imposed by the West and hyper-inflation. But the opposition Movement for Democratic Change has responded to developments at the border saying: “The decision was taken without... Read more
26d
AllAfrica.com
Morgan Tsvangirai Has Colon CancerMovement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) president Morgan Tsvangirai on Monday en
Morgan Tsvangirai Has Colon Cancer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) president Morgan Tsvangirai on Monday ended months of speculation on an ailment afflicting him when he revealed that he has colon cancer and would begin chemotherapy this week. Tsvangirai said it was his firm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
T Succession Battle Hots UpMovement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai is under immen
T Succession Battle Hots Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai is under immense pressure to step down immediately following his public disclosure that he is suffering from the cancer of the colony. Tsvangirai, who is recuperating from a recent... Read more
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26d
AllAfrica.com
T Clueless On Stopping ZanuA member of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T)'s shadow cabi
T Clueless On Stopping Zanu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
A member of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T)'s shadow cabinet has admitted that his party does not know how to deal with ZANU-PF's strategy of meddling with urban constituencies. MDC-T's secretary for local government, Eddie... Read more
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