Opposition coalition in disarray

Sydney Kawadza Senior Reporter PLANS by opposition forces to coalesce and unseat Zanu-PF in harmonised elections next year are facing serious hurdles after the MDC-Alliance and Coalition for Democrats yesterday held separate meetings in Harare. People’s Democratic Party secretary-general Dr Gorden Moyo confirmed there was no coalition as yet among opposition parties. This was despite MDC-T…
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Zanu-PF to flex mobilisation muscle in Mat South

Felex Share Senior Reporter— Zanu-pf continues flexing its mobilisation muscle, with President Mugabe tomorrow visiting Matabeleland South Province for his sixth meeting with the youths. Read More….. Zanu-PF flexes mobilisation muscle  Manicaland readies to host President Youths defend territory President’s Masvingo Youth interface slated for June 30 Opposition in panic mode at President’s popularity Mutare rally…
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MDC-T bigwigs bashed in Byo • Pro-Tsvangirai youths disrupt indaba • One badly injured official hospitalised

Mashudu Netsianda Bulawayo Bureau There was mayhem at MDC-T’s Bulawayo provincial headquarters yesterday when a group of youths allegedly linked to the opposition party’s leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai attacked top party officials accused of convening an unsanctioned meeting. The officials, who were attacked shortly after 11am, include one of the party’s three deputy presidents Ms Thokozani…
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Tsvangirai forms coalition, bypasses MDC-T structures

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter— MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai flaunted his dictatorial tendencies once again and unilaterally decided to form a coalition with four minor opposition parties, shutting the door on Dr Joice Mujuru’s National People’s Party (NPP) with whom he recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The Herald is reliably informed that Mr Tsvangirai’s…
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Dabengwa bemoans Tsvangirai dictatorship

Nqobile Tshili Bulawayo Bureau Prospects of a coalition of opposition parties that was being touted as a tonic to unseat Zanu-PF in next year’s elections are fading amid revelations by ZAPU president Dr Dumiso Dabengwa yesterday that MDC-T was negotiating in bad faith. Addressing a media briefing here, Dr Dabengwa said MDC-T had made it clear…
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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Opposition suffers from poverty of ideas

FIVE days ago, a local daily published a story in which the opposition MDC-T party was alleging that it had evidence that officials from the Registrar-General’s Office were issuing birth certificates and identity documents to the Johane Marange apostolic sect members in Manicaland as a way to shore numbers for Zanu-PF ahead of next year’s…
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Mujuru,Tsvangirai, Biti love triangle

Tendai Mugabe and Zvamaida Murwira The much-touted coalition between MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai and National People’s Party front runner Dr Joice Mujuru is in limbo after the latter dumped Mr Tsvangirai to sign a separate agreement with Mr Tendai Biti of the People’s Democratic Party. Dr Mujuru and Mr Biti were expected to sign…
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Tsvangirai wilts, President blossoms: report

Herald Reporter— PRESIDENT Mugabe would romp to victory if Presidential elections are held tomorrow, respected thinktank, Afrobarometer says in its latest survey results dated May 10, 2017.The Round 7 Survey Results, from fieldwork conducted between January 28 and February 10 this year, reveal that the majority of Zimbabweans, 56 percent, approve of the way President…
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Yesterday’s robbers playing cops!

Hildegarde  The Arena THE turn of the new millennium was characterised by all sorts of scares, chief among them the Y2K (compliance or non-compliance) issues. Zimbabwe’s political landscape was fully charged since the foundational stages of the land reform programme were just taking shape. The opposition MDC party led by Morgan Tsvangirai had also made…
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Waiting for a people’s manifesto

MY TURN WITH TICHAONA ZINDOGA ZIMBABWE is in an election mode. It has been, for the best of the last four years, even when the result of July 31, 2013, produced clear winners in Zanu-PF and a vanquished opposition – the MDCs. President Mugabe beat Morgan Tsvangirai convincingly. Yet, somehow, the contest did not end…
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