Tag: Coalition

Zimbabwe opposition rejects post-Mugabe coalition deal-making

HARARE, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) said on Wednesday it had no plans to join factions of the ruling ZANU-PF party to form a national unity coalition after the eventual death of 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe. A Reuters investigation this week revealed that Vice-President […]

Grand coalition imminent

Grand coalition imminent

For the second time in less than a decade Zimbabwe stands on the foot of a total collapse of state and economic implosion. On the back of a severe drought that has left nearly half the population desperately in need of food aid, a massive cash crisis has crippled the […]

Coalition talks divide MDC-T

Coalition talks divide MDC-T

Main opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai is in a Catch-22 situation after it emerged most members of his national executive were against the idea of a grand coalition with other pro-democracy groups, despite his claims that the party had endorsed the idea. Tsvangirai told journalists in Bulawayo last Friday that […]

Opposition warns ‘big sister’ Mujuru

Opposition warns ‘big sister’ Mujuru

OPPOSITION parties have warned former Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s People First (PF) movement to avoid the “big brother/sister mentality” in its engagements with other players or risk scuttling grand coalition initiatives already underway ahead of the 2018 elections. The warnings came after PF interim spokesperson, Rugare Gumbo last week insinuated that […]