MDC-T Ignores United STates Officials Advice, And Boycotts Marondera Central By Election

MDC-T Ignores United STates Officials Advice, And Boycotts  Marondera Central By Election

THE MDC-T has stuck to its decision to boycott elections despite criticism of the decision by US officials who warned that “if you are not a part of it (election process) at all, then it is as good as there is no opposition”. Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s party did not field a candidate for the upcoming by-election for Marondera Central constituency set for 19 September. Four candidates successfully filed nomination papers at Marondera Magistrate…

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‘Opposition Party Leaders Have Big Egos,’-Says Gorden Moyo

‘Opposition Party Leaders Have Big Egos,’-Says Gorden Moyo

Gorden Moyo, MDC Renewal international relations secretary, says the biggest problem in opposition parties is the question of egos. According to a report in the Southern Eye, the former MDC-T Makokoba legislator said this during a Bulawayo Agenda-organised political parties’ debate in Bulawayo last Thursday. “The biggest problem in opposition parties is the question of egos. These have to be set aside if real unity is to be achieved for us to work together towards…

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Makoni Says Charamba’s Comments ‘ Mugabe Doesnt Care About Dzamara’ Are Insensitive

Makoni  Says Charamba’s Comments ‘ Mugabe Doesnt Care About Dzamara’ Are  Insensitive

FORMER Zanu PF politburo member and cabinet minister Simba Makoni has lashed out at President Robert Mugabe over remarks made by his spokesperson that the veteran leader was not concerned by the disappearance of activist Itai Dzamara. Makoni, who is leader of Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn party, was part of the opposition leaders who gathered over the weekend to pray for the safe return of Dzamara. The journalist-cum human rights activist went missing about four months ago after…

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Opposition, Churches, Civic Society & Public, Scale Up Pressure On Mugabe Over ‘Itai Dzamara’

Opposition, Churches, Civic Society & Public,  Scale Up Pressure On Mugabe Over ‘Itai Dzamara’

POLITICAL parties, churches, civic groups and ordinary Zimbabweans have upped the pressure on President Robert Mugabe’s regime to abide by the country’s constitution which guarantees the safety of all citizens and immediately release journalist turned activist Itai Dzamara. After a well-attended prayer rally called for the firebrand activist at Zimbabwe Grounds on Saturday, the conveners of the meeting penned a declaration that called on the State to commit to finding Dzamara. They said, “The head…

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‘If Alive, Lets See Extent Of Torture On Itai Dzamara , And If Dead, Lets See His Body’

‘If  Alive, Lets  See Extent Of Torture  On Itai Dzamara , And If Dead, Lets See His Body’

Men and women today broke down in tears as church representatives combined voices with seven political entities in condemning President Robert Mugabe’s government for the March abduction of Itai Dzamara. Dzamara, a journalist and civil rights activist, was taken away by unidentified men on March 9 and his whereabouts remain a mystery. More than 2,000 people from different religious backgrounds, civil society and political parties today gathered at the Zimbabwe Grounds in Harare’s Highfield suburb…

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