Tag: 2018 Election

Opinion: People First threat to MDC-T existence

Opinion: People First threat to MDC-T existence

SAD as it may sound to those of us who invested their youth towards democratic change in Zimbabwe, the reality is that all human and natural permutations are consistent with the imminent decline of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) owing to the excitement around the emergence of People First […]

Opinion: Why coalition politics matters

Opinion: Why coalition politics matters

INCLUSIVE development in Zimbabwe can only emerge where we embrace diversity in our political views, but that diversity must have a collective purpose, which should be bigger than individuals or one single political party or political brand. We, therefore, must hasten to engender a deliberate synthesis of diverse opposition political parties […]

Biti to lead grand coalition talks

Biti to lead grand coalition talks

IN what could be the biggest push to end President Robert Mugabe’s 36-year rule, Zimbabwe’s opposition parties, excluding Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC-T, have tasked firebrand People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti to be chief negotiator in talks seeking to forge a grand coalition with former vice-president Joice Mujuru’s People First […]

Ego, power and greed: Bane to opposition grand coalition

Ego, power and greed: Bane to opposition grand coalition

ANOTHER year has just dawned but all indications are that the malaise and further fragmentation that has been a feature of opposition parties and politics in Zimbabwe in recent years will continue despite the next general elections being only two years away. MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai and the motley crew […]