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Politics

ZANU PF chief whip Pupurai Togarepi yesterday torched another storm in the National Assembly when he raised a matter of privilege, alleging that there was “a leader of a political party” who was fanning disharmony by threatening war in the country. ...

THE MDC in Mashonaland East province has resolved to consult its rural membership on the way forward following foiled demonstrations last month. ...

THE MDC Bulawayo province has announced that it will soon be appealing against the Bulawayo High Court ruling which nullified deputy mayor Tinashe Kambarami’s election as councillor for ward 3. ...

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POLICE yesterday sealed off Gweru after banning a demonstration organised by the MDC with the opposition party making a climbdown on its earlier position to defy the prohibition order. ...

BULAWAYO magistrate Tinashe Tashaya yesterday dismissed MDC’s urgent application seeking the quashing of a police ban to the party’s demonstration in the second largest city. ...

ZANU PF Manicaland provincial committee member, Moses Gutu was on Sunday evening attacked at his farm in Nyanga by suspected fellow party members as intra-party violence continues to rear its ugly head in the province. ...

SOME of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s posters, erected on the eve of Heroes and Defences Forces holidays in Marondera, have been defaced and pulled down, in a development that has been linked to anger over the deepening economic crisis. ...

ZANU PF youths in Manicaland yesterday said MDC Alliance councillors should stop blaming the ruling party for their failure to mobilise for their protest march slated for Thursday. ...

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MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says his party is now ready to take President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government head-on and force a lasting solution to the current socio-economic crisis ripping through the nation. ...

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KAMBUZUMA MP Willias Madzimure (MDC Alliance) yesterday demanded that Vice-President Kembo Mohadi or his counterpart, Constantino Chiwenga, should come to Parliament to explain the gripping electricity crisis in the country. ...

LATE MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s son Vincent is eying a seat in Parliament after winning the party’s internal primary elections ahead of the September 7, Glen View South constituency by-election. ...

THE MDC Midlands has embarked on an outreach programme to mend cracks that emerged in districts ahead of the party’s fifth elective congress with the major aim of winning the rural vote in the next polls. ...

MDC deputy president Welshman Ncube has warned Bulawayo residents and pressure groups against pushing for a government-appointed commission to the run the city’s affairs, describing the move as misguided and a grave mistake. ...

ZANU PF says the opposition MDC should stop questioning President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s legitimacy to prepare groundwork for talks betwen the two parties and address Zimbabwe’s economic crisis. ...

MAIN opposition MDC says its soon-to-be-launched ideological school will change the scope of politics in the country by birthing a crop of leaders who will fully understand and articulate their policies as opposed to blind followers. ...

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MAIN opposition MDC yesterday said it would be upping the ante against the Zanu PF-led government both on the foreign and local fronts to ensure that Zimbabwe gets out of the current political problems manifesting in a declining socio-economic and political environment. ...

Zanu PF politburo member and deputy secretary for the youth league Lewis Matutu last week torched a storm when he disclosed that Zanu PF bigwigs were fuelling the foreign currency parallel market. ...

THE opposition Zapu party has announced that it will not hold an extra-ordinary congress following the death of its leader Dumiso Dabengwa (DD) last month, but has endorsed Isaac Mabuka as acting president until its elective congress in August 2020, party spokesperson Iphithule Maphosa said at the weekend. ...

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THE main opposition MDC youth wing yesterday said it would take to the streets in mass protests against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government over its failure to arrest the spiralling cost of living, saying nothing would stop them from confronting Zanu PF. ...

OVER 500 party faithful are seeking appointment into the opposition Movement for Democratic Change’s national executive and standing committees, officials said yesterday. ...

The opposition MDC has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of being divorced from reality, claiming his views and understanding of the situation obtaining on the ground do no tally with the current situation. ...