MDC-T says traumatised Zimbabweans cannot freely vote for Mugabe

MDC-T says traumatised Zimbabweans cannot freely vote for Mugabe

ZIMBABWEANS are a fearful people who have been so traumatised by the ruling Zanu PF party’s dictatorship that they will not freely answer questions of a political nature, a spokesperson for the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) says. The MDC-T’s Obert Gutu was reacting to a recent survey conducted by the Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) which found that President Robert Mugabe would defeat Morgan Tsvangirai if elections were to be held in the country…

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Tsvangirai to deliver state of the nation address

Tsvangirai to deliver state of the nation address

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai will tomorrow deliver his state of the nation address at the Exhibition Park in Harare to commemorate seven years after the bloody 2008 Presidential election run – off he boycotted due to widespread violence and intimidation of opposition supporters.The address would be preceded by an exhibition in the Home industries Hall at the violence of June 27, 2008 in which innocent Zimbabweans were killed in a senseless act of State sponsored…

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Zanu-PF pleaded for mercy after losing March 2008 elections, says Tsvangirai

Zanu-PF pleaded for mercy after losing March 2008 elections, says Tsvangirai

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday revealed how a desperate Zanu-PF had dispatched its leading lights to him, allegedly including former State Security minister Nicholas Goche, to try and broker a deal that would save the party’s and President Robert Mugabe’s bacon after they had lost the March 2008 elections. Amplifying the stunning revelations at the weekend by former Presidential Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa that Zanu-PF bigwigs had been left numbed by that surprising loss, the…

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‘Tsvangirai won 2008, if he marched to statehouse he would have easily taken over’-Mutasa

‘Tsvangirai won 2008, if he marched to statehouse he would have  easily taken over’-Mutasa

FORMER intelligence minister Didymus Mutasa has revealed for the first time that the MDC-T actually won the 2008 election by a narrow margin. Mutasa told the South African Sunday Independent newspaper that Zanu PF people were so shocked by the result that he, as security minister, rushed to protect President Robert Mugabe at the State House. The former Zanu PF secretary for administration added that they were “absolutely shocked” and had Morgan Tsvangirai decided to…

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‘Brighton Matimba’, the MDC T coordinator of welfare department has died.

‘Brighton Matimba’,  the MDC T coordinator of welfare department  has died.

The MDC-T has official announced the death of its member Brighton Matimba who was the coordinator of welfare department in the party. The party through its official facebook page announce that It is with deep regret that it announces the death of  Matimba, the party’s head of the Welfare Department. “Matimba was a dedicated party cadre who served the MDC with distinction since 1999,” reads the post. “He was the key man in the provision…

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‘MDC-T’s proportional MPs will not be kicked out,’ says VP Emmerson Mnangagwa

‘MDC-T’s proportional MPs will not be kicked out,’ says VP Emmerson Mnangagwa

VICE President Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has allayed fears some MDC-T MPs and senators elected to the house through proportional representation in 2013 may lose their seats.This comes as the main opposition’s legislative representation continues to be whittled down through by-elections. According to the new Constitution, 60 national assembly seats are reserved for women, 60 senatorial and 10 persons on each provincial council, elected on the basis of proportional representation. Of the 60 seats reserved for…

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MP Jessie Majome asks ‘Is Prosecutor General Tomana a public offender or protector’

MP Jessie Majome asks ‘Is Prosecutor General Tomana a public offender or protector’

Harare West MP Jessie Majome has questioned if the Prosecutor General Johannes Tomana was a protector of public offenders following his remarks that the twelve year old girl child should be asked if she is prepared for marriage or not indicating that such a child has a right to choice of life and not imposition of issues.”Public protector or public offender?” ashed Majome. “If Prosecutor General Tomana said this he must go! It would mean…

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‘Zanu PF chase opponents from open spaces, car parks and home industries’

‘Zanu PF  chase opponents from open spaces, car parks and home industries’

ZANU PF supporters are allegedly chasing away political opponents from open spaces, car parks and home industries in Harare, saying they now control the capital after the party won five parliamentary by-elections last week. The reports came at a time several losing independent candidates complained that Zanu PF supporters were harassing them even after the ruling party won all the 16 Parliamentary by-elections countrywide. In one incident five supporters of independent candidate Herman Karimakwenda were…

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‘HIV+ve prisoners released to army & CIO to target and rape MDC-T supporters’

‘HIV+ve prisoners released to army & CIO to  target and  rape MDC-T supporters’

Zanu-PF used HIV-positive prisoners to rape female supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai during the 2008 presidential run-off period, insiders have claimed.Rape was used as part of the terror campaign against opposition supporters and was a closely guarded weapon involving the security sector. Prison sources told The Zimbabwean that an unknown number of prisoners was released after the March 2008 general elections and and unleashed on women who were…

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MDC-T top official, ‘Silas Matamisa’, dies

MDC-T top official, ‘Silas Matamisa’,  dies

The MDC T party National Spokesperson, Obert Gutu has stated that the MDC-T national executive commitee member Silas Matamisa passed away  at Chinhoyi provincial hospital on Wednesday morning. Obert Gutu stated that Silas Matamisa ,  a devoted party cadre and democrat who was deeply committed to the democratic struggle, was a  diabetes and hypertension patient,  a fine gentleman, well – respected and whose wise counsel and wisdom will be sorely missed. Mourners are gathered at B3318 Gunhill in Chinhoyi. Once,…

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