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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 […]

Zimbabwe’s opposition unites to take on Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s opposition unites to take on Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai re-united with his former allies on Saturday to forge a coalition aimed at ending President Robert Mugabe’s near four-decade hold on power in elections next year. Mugabe, in power since independence from British colonial rule in 1980, has been endorsed as his party’s candidate […]

Robert Mugabe Has Destroyed the Dreams of Generations

Robert Mugabe Has Destroyed the Dreams of Generations

Enraged by the dire economic situation in his country, the 40-year-old pastor from the Zimbabwean capital Harare released a homemade video in April 2016. Draped in the country’s flag, Mawarire lamented the state Zimbabwe found itself in and the leadership vacuum created during President Robert Mugabe’s 37 years in power. […]