Tag: Tsvangirai

Anti-Mugabe election coalition takes shape in Zimbabwe

Anti-Mugabe election coalition takes shape in Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe’s grip on power has faced little recent threat from Zimbabwe’s splintered opposition, but efforts to forge a unified alliance in next year’s election could test his supremacy. Any opposition bloc would first have to overcome fierce rivalries within their various camps, and then hold together in an intense […]

Mugabe faces united opposition in 2018: Tsvangirai

Opposition MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has declared President Robert Mugabe will definitely face a united opposition in the 2018 general elections. With calls for an opposition coalition growing, Tsvangirai last week embarked on a country-wide tour gathering the people’s views ahead of crunch talks with former Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s Zimbabwe […]

Opinion: Tsvangirai is right on candidate choice

Opinion: Tsvangirai is right on candidate choice

Dear Editor — As expected, some opportunistic political parties with no grassroots support were up in arms following the Tsvangirai led MDC’s resolution to field a candidate with a real chance of winning against Mugabe. If the removal of ZANU PF from power is what Zimbabwe needs, then anyone who […]

Zim opposition in anti-Mugabe coalition talks

Zim opposition in anti-Mugabe coalition talks

Zimbabwe’s opposition is talking up an anti-Robert Mugabe coalition for the 2018 elections but differences over strategies and implementation are threatening the establishment of such an electoral alliance. The southern African country’s former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai has called on opposition leaders to gang up against President Robert Mugabe in […]