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Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni torched a storm when he graced and addressed the MDC congress in Gweru on Saturday. The chief criticised the Zanu PF government and Judiciary for failing the nation which, according to commentators, was hypocritical of the opposition party which criticised partisan involvement of chiefs in politics. ...

NTABAZINDUNA Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni on Saturday pulled another shocker when he attended the opposition MDC party congress, where he attacked the ruling Zanu PF for “letting down the country”. ...

The MDC congress kicks off today with youths and women’s assemblies elections. NewsDay caught up with some of the candidates vying for positions at the congress to get ...

LAWYERS representing Nelson Chamisa’s MDC have reportedly urged the party to go ahead with its elective congress this week regardless of a recent High Court order which urged them to turn it into an extra-ordinary congress. ...

Hordes of MDC supporters ignored thousands of anti-Nelson Chamisa flyers strewn all over Chiredzi to attend a rally addressed by the youthfull opposition leader on Sunday. ...

CHAOS is reigning supreme in MDC Manicaland provincial structures as top officials are clashing over the Mutasa Central district congress held recently. ...

THE MDC will maintain three vice-presidents at party level, but will have one in government when it forms the government, its leader Nelson Chamisa has said. ...

THE MDC Alliance party will hold its primary vote tomorrow to select a candidate who will represent the party in the Nyanga Rural District Council ward 26 by-election. ...

MDC deputy president Welshman Ncube has claimed the late party leader Morgan Tsvangirai anointed him to deputise Nelson Chamisa before he died. ...

MDC Alliance has thrown its weight behind embattled Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni of Ntabazinduna, who was reportedly attacked by suspected Zanu PF youths, who tried to seize his vehicle on Wednesday in Bulawayo central business district. ...

MDC president Nelson Chamisa yesterday described next week’s elective congress as the defining moment for the party, saying it will usher in a radical shift in their way of doing business, moving away from personality-based politics to solution-based and strong institutional politics. ...

THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC national leadership on Monday failed to douse factional flames in Bulawayo, where a section of disgruntled party members is demanding a re-run of the provincial congress, citing voter fraud. ...

BRIBERY demands by high-ranking MDC party officials on prospective candidates resulted in the opposition fielding more than one candidate in some constituencies and council seats, in the run-up to last year’s polls. ...

LAWYERS for the opposition MDC spent the better part of yesterday studying High Court Judge Justice Edith Mushore’s ruling nullifying Nelson Chamisa’s leadership of the party in order to give advice on how the opposition could respond to it. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s continuous failure to solve the country’s economy will hand the MDC-Alliance an electoral victory in the Mutasa Rural District Council ward 10 by-election slated for tomorrow, the opposition candidate said. ...

The newly-elected MDC Bulawayo provincial executive has lashed out at losing candidates who have appealed against the results, claiming the action was tantamount to an insurrection against party leader Nelson Chamisa. ...

THE High Court on Wednesday ruled that Nelson Chamisa was illegitimately acting as the MDC leader, declaring his appointment as vice president and subsequent appointment as president null ...

ZIMBABWEANS cannot afford to wait for the 2023 general elections to correct the socio-economic dysfunction allegedly caused by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s disputed election, MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has said. ...

THE battle for political survival in the opposition MDC went a notch up on Sunday when party heavyweights nominated for positions in the executive council unveiled their manifestos before the Harare provincial delegates for the elective congress scheduled for later this month. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa, backed by his ruling Zanu PF party and close to 18 opposition political parties, is pressing ahead with political parties’ dialogue without the main opposition MDC and its leader Nelson Chamisa, who has insistently refused to join the process. ...

THE stage has been set for a bruising fight in the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC as almost all candidates nominated for top positions in the party’s standing committee have accepted and are now reaching into their war chests to mount rigorous campaigns ahead of congress this monthend. ...

Dialogue between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa over the disputed 2018 presidential elections is the only way to rescue the country from the worsening economic gridlock, a top opposition official has said. ...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zanu PF has issued a chilling warning to MDC leader Nelson Chamisa and the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) leadership over their threats to unleash demonstrations over the deteriorating economic situation. ...

TRANSFORM Zimbabwe (TZ) has pulled out of the MDC Alliance pact, choosing to go it alone than to dissolve and be part of the grand MDC, whose congress is to be held later this month. ...

AN MDC special committee has been put in place to deliberate on issues raised by some members to the party’s national executive council (NEC), who are unhappy about the way the just-ended provincial congress in Bulawayo was handled. ...

The MDC-Alliance says it expects to retain the Mutasa Rural District Council’s (MRDC) ward 10 seat in a by-election set for May 11 after High Court judge Justice Isaac Muzenda dismissed an application by the deposed councillor seeking to stop the poll. ...

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa will appoint some of the party’s standing committee members, among them the organising secretary and spokesperson as well as a number of deputies “as per the party’s constitution”, despite members nominating their preferred candidates at the just-ended provincial congresses. ...

THE Zanu PF youth league in Mashonaland East province has warned members who are already canvassing for parliamentary and party positions for the 2023 elections that they risk disqualification and suspension from the party. ...

SOME members of the MDC’s Bulawayo province have filed an appeal to the party’s national executive committee (NEC) challenging the process and outcome of the provincial congress held nearly two weeks ago. ...

Zanu PF has begun preparations for the party’s annual conference to be held in December in Seke, Mashonaland East province. ...