Tag: MDC

Zimbabwe opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) acting President Nelson Chamisa delivers a speech outside the party headquarters Harvest House in Harare, on February 18, 2018.
Zimbabwe’s president on Sunday praised opposition icon Morgan Tsvangirai who died last week as an outstanding political figure who had endured political hardship and deserved his place in the country's history. / AFP PHOTO / ZINYANGE AUNTONY

Chamisa to challenge Mnangagwa in Zim polls

Zimbabwe’s main opposition on Thursday named a former youth activist, Nelson Chamisa, as its candidate for upcoming presidential polls, the party’s first major test since the death of its charismatic leader. Chamisa, 40, becomes the Movement for Democratic Change’s electoral champion after veteran leader Morgan Tsvangirai died of cancer on 14 […]

MDC Alliance extends olive branch to Mujuru, Mangoma

MDC Alliance extends olive branch to Mujuru, Mangoma

THE Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC Alliance has extended an olive branch to the other opposition coalition groups — People’s Rainbow Coalition led by Joice Mujuru and Elton Mangoma’s Coalition for Democrats — to come on board and form a broad grand coalition before the end of next month and contest the […]

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe plans $1 billion Robert Mugabe university

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe plans $1 billion Robert Mugabe university

Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped government plans to build a $1 billion university named after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, the higher education minister said on Wednesday, a move that was quickly criticized by the opposition as a waste of resources. Jonathan Moyo, Higher and Tertiary Education Minister, said the Robert Gabriel Mugabe University […]