Tag: Opposition

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 […]

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe opposition leader, dies aged 65

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe opposition leader, dies aged 65

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died aged 65. He had been suffering from colon cancer for at least two years, but his condition deteriorated rapidly in recent days despite treatment in neighbouring South Africa. His death will be an enormous blow to the opposition in Zimbabwe, coming only months […]

Bite the bullet, opposition tells Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa will have to keep his word and run a free, fair and credible election if Zimbabwe is to be fully integrated into the international community of nations, opposition parties have said. In the wake of reports that the United States government has decided to slap Mnangagwa’s government […]