Tag: Opposition

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 […]

Why is Mugabe still in power?

Why is Mugabe still in power?

Zimbabwe’s problem is not Mugabe. Your problem is the opposition. That is because Mugabe is still in power for one reason and one reason only: your opposition leaders are working at a level no higher than school children fighting over sweets. They are not behaving in the adult, responsible way […]

Zimbabwe pastor and government critic arrested after speech

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police have arrested a popular pastor after he addressed protesting university students. Lawyer Harrison Nkomo said Evan Mawarire, a preacher and anti-government activist, was Monday charged with disorderly conduct in a public place. He said police picked up Mawarire for addressing medical students protesting against […]

Zimbabwe: Opposition Not Ready for Elections, MP

Zimbabwe’s opposition is not ready for crunch elections due next year with leaders obsessing about pointless coalitions and “nonsensical” calls for electoral reforms, legislator and veteran politician Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga has said. The coalition talk is misdirected, focussing more on leadership and the parcelling out of post between the respective political parties, […]