‘Regime Change Is Solution To Vendors Plight & Zanu PF Failure To Revive Economy’-Biti

Tendai Biti MDC Renewal Team Secretary-General yesterday said the plight of vendors lie in changing the government as Zanu-PF has failed to revive the economy. Biti said vendors must be allowed to continue selling their wares as an interim measure as that was their only way of survival under the current economic environment, where a majority of people were unemployed. The opposition party said it will at its inaugural convection in Harare next month, launch…

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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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MDC Renewal Set To Adopt New Name, (People’s Democratic Party)-Jacob Mafume

MDC Renewal  Set To Adopt New Name, (People’s Democratic Party)-Jacob Mafume

MDC Renewal Team say they are set to adopt a new name (People’s Democratic Party) with a view to giving the electorate “confidence” ahead of the 2018 national election. “We need a new narrative that gives people of Zimbabwe hope and confidence and we need a sellable brand name and People’s Democratic Party is gaining traction and this is going to happen in August,” spokesperson Jacob Mafume told NewZimbabwe.com in an interview Thursday. The Renewal…

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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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So Far, Harare, Chitungwiza & Mutare Have Nominated Biti For MDC Renewal Team’s First president

So Far,  Harare, Chitungwiza & Mutare Have Nominated Biti For  MDC Renewal Team’s First president

Former MDC-T secretary general Tendai Biti is set to be the MDC Renewal Team’s first president following his nomination for the post in the ongoing provincial conventions to select provincial and national leaders ahead of the party’s congress to be held on July 30. So far Harare, Chitungwiza and Mutare have nominated Biti. The Renewal Team has been run by an interim executive since it weaned itself from the Morgan Tsvangirai led-MDC-T last year. A…

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