Tsvangirai, Presents ‘Electoral Reform Demands’ That Make Mugabe Sweat

Tsvangirai, Presents ‘Electoral Reform Demands’ That Make Mugabe Sweat

BELOW is the speech my MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai when he presented his party’s electoral reform demands in Harare on Thursday. Introduction and national context We meet today (Thursday) amid a serious national crisis where ordinary Zimbabweans are struggling to make ends meet and to put food on the table. We meet in the context of a grim economic and social reality in which families are struggling to just survive, at a time when a…

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‘Mujuru’s Move Confirms The Inevitable Demise Of Zanu-PF’, Says Tsvangirai

‘Mujuru’s Move Confirms The Inevitable Demise Of Zanu-PF’, Says Tsvangirai

There has been a lot of speculation on the proper position of President Morgan Tsvangirai regarding the entrance of former Vice President Joice Mujuru into the political fray as a fellow opposition leader. Firstly, President Tsvangirai’s position regarding the whole issue is that the bold step taken by Amai Mujuru to finally and completely break ranks with Zanu-PF confirms the inevitable demise of Zanu-PF. We are heartened by her realization that the opposition has been…

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‘MDC T Founding Member Also Senior Official, ‘Misheck Gapare; Ditches party For Zanu PF’,

‘MDC T Founding Member Also Senior Official,  ‘Misheck Gapare; Ditches party For Zanu PF’,

A Masvingo senior MDC-T official Mr Misheck Gapare has ditched the party and formally applied to join Zanu-PF as the beleaguered opposition party’s support base continues to shrink. Mr Gapare, a veteran trade unionist and founding MDC-T member has already officially written to the ruling Zanu-PF party in Masvingo applying to be an ordinary card-carrying member citing lack of direction in the Morgan Tsvangirai-led party. He served as a provincial executive member of the MDC-T…

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MDC-T Makoni North, Defy Police Ban, To Stage Demonstration Against Zanu PF Misrule.

MDC-T Makoni North, Defy Police Ban, To Stage  Demonstration  Against Zanu PF Misrule.

MAIN opposition party MDC-T supporters in Chiendambuya, Makoni North, yesterday defied a police ban and went ahead with their unsanctioned demonstration against Zanu PF government’s alleged misrule. Police had on Thursday ordered aspiring MP in the constituency David Tekeshe to call off the demonstrations. However, more than 200 placard-waving supporters marched at Chiendambuya Growth Point as they demanded the resignation of President of Robert Mugabe, accusing him of mismanaging the economy. The demonstrations went on…

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Failed Mugabe Must Step Down, Call For Elections, Says Morgan Tsvangirai (MDC T President)

Failed Mugabe Must Step Down, Call For Elections, Says Morgan Tsvangirai (MDC T President)

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s declaration that agriculture will spearhead the country’s economic revival is a fallacy, MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai has said. In response to the State of The Nation Address delivered by Mugabe on Tuesday, Tsvangirai told journalists in Bulawayo Wednesday that Mugabe was delusional. Mugabe said government had come up with a 10-point plan to revitalise the economy and create employment through agriculture and value addition and beneficiation. “I understand from the president’s state…

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Mnangagwa Shocked As Chamisa’s Parly Recall Of Mugabe To Answer On Address, Succeeds

Mnangagwa Shocked As Chamisa’s  Parly Recall Of Mugabe To Answer On Address, Succeeds

MDC-T legislator Nelson Chamisa successfully moved a motion to have President Robert Mugabe recalled to Parliament and answer questions regarding his state of the nation address which was delivered on Tuesday. Parliament Speaker backed Chamisa in a ruling that left vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa shaking his head in disbelief. Chamisa raised the point or order after Mugabe had finished delivering his address saying that the veteran leader should come back and take questions from the…

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‘Opposition, Heckle, Boo And Sing Against Mugabe In Parliament Over Economic Crisis

‘Opposition, Heckle,  Boo And Sing Against  Mugabe In  Parliament Over Economic Crisis

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament Tuesday. Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) lawmakers questioned his economic policies, jeering as the 91-year-old delivered a policy speech which lasted less than half an hour. He spoke as the UN confirmed earlier estimates that around 1.5 million Zimbabweans or 16 percent of the country’s population will face hunger later…

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‘Look Beyond , Mugabe & Tsvangirai Failed Solutions To Economic Problems’ Eric Knight

Eric Knight Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation presenter, yesterday said President Robert Mugabe and MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai had failed to proffer solutions to the economic problems the nation faces, resulting in the need to look beyond the two leaders. Knight, who was affectionately known as “The General” during his heydays when he was a presenter on ZBC channel Radio 2 posted on his Facebook page. During the 2013 Parliamentary elections, he contested for the Mbare…

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‘Tightening Economy Triggers Mass Exodus Of Zimbabweans Into South Africa’-Economist Eddie Cross

‘Tightening Economy Triggers  Mass Exodus Of Zimbabweans Into South Africa’-Economist  Eddie Cross

ECONOMIST Eddie Cross has claimed that the tightening economic situation in Zimbabwe has triggered a mass exodus of Zimbabweans into South Africa. In an article titled The deepening crisis in Zimbabwe, Cross has estimated that up to 5 000 people a day are now crossing the country’s southern border into South Africa, a number he said could translate to more than 40 000 a week or two million people by the end of this year….

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Tsvangirai, Swiftly Sends Team To Lobby Khama To Re-establish & Pile Pressure On Mugabe’s Regime

Tsvangirai, Swiftly Sends Team To Lobby  Khama To Re-establish & Pile Pressure On Mugabe’s Regime

FORMER Prime Minister and MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has wasted no time in taking advantage of the annual changeover of Sadc’s rotating chairmanship, with a team already in Botswana to lobby the neighbouring country’s leader Ian Khama. Khama is taking over as chairperson following the expiry of President Robert Mugabe’s tenure this week. The Sadc 35th annual summit begins Monday in Gaborone. Impeccable sources told NewZimbabwe.com that Tsvangirai sent a team led by his chief-of…

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