Tag: Opposition

Zimbabwe’s MDC-T launches election manifesto

Zimbabwe’s MDC-T launches election manifesto

Thokozani Khupe‚ the leader of a splinter faction of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T)‚ at a rally in Bulawayo on Saturday‚ officially launched the party’s election campaign and election manifesto‚ the theme of which is “Building an Economy to Support Transformation”. According to Masarira‚ the party’s manifesto does not […]

Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti of the Peoples democratic Party (PDP) addresses supporters gathered at a rally to launch the opposition parties' coalition to fight Zimbabwe long-time ruler Robert Mugabe in 2018 elections on August 5, 2017 in Harare. 
Zimbabwean opposition parties launch a united alliance to take on Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party in 2018 elections on August 5, 2017 in Harare.  / AFP PHOTO / Jekesai NJIKIZANA        (Photo credit should read JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Zimbabwe’s Election Most Important in a Generation, Biti Says

Zimbabwe’s elections scheduled to take place this year will be the most important in a generation and critical to restoring democracy and economic growth in the southern African nation that has been dominated by one party since independence in 1980, opposition politician Tendai Biti said. Zimbabwe has been an international […]

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 […]