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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 […]

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader hints at stepping aside

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader hints at stepping aside

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader on Monday dropped the biggest hint yet he could step down from his party, setting the stage for an election scenario not witnessed since 2002. Morgan Tsvangirai, who is battling colon cancer, has led the MDC-T party since its formation in 1999. A popular figure, he […]