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OPPOSITION leader Nelson Chamisa wants his legislators to push for capacitation and reform of the Department of Civil Protection (DCP) in the aftermath of the devastating Cyclone Idai. ...

Harare West legislator Joana Mamombe (MDC Alliance) yesterday notified the court that she would demand her removal from remand if she is not given a trial date on her next remand date. ...

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has dismissed warnings that the party’s May elective congress was divisive that it could lead to another split. ...

THE opposition MDC will tomorrow wrap up the restructuring of its branches, as well as reducing the party’s administrative provinces from 12 to 10 in line with the country’s local government structures. ...

OPPOSITION political parties have come out guns blazing, accusing President Emmerson Mnangagwa of being blasphemous, stubborn and vindictive after he likened himself to God while equating his rival, MDC leader Nelson Chamisa to Satan. ...

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MDC Manicaland provincial chairman David Chimhini has come out guns blazing, accusing bussed supporters for causing disruptions at the party’s weekend thank-you rally in Mutare, saying the actions dented the reputation of party leader Nelson Chamisa. ...

MDC Shurugwi South district has passed a resolution to nominate party leader Nelson Chamisa for presidency ahead of the elective congress scheduled for May. ...

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has invited his Zanu PF counterpart President Emmerson Mnangagwa for urgent “real talks” to rescue the country’s sinking economy, saying the opposition had capacity to initiate the process on neutral ground. ...

DEFENCE deputy minister Victor Matemadanda has said former President Robert Mugabe must be tried for the 1980s Gukurahundi massacres. ...

FORMER President Robert Mugabe refused to resign even though he was in the middle of a military coup, leaving the military with no option but to rely on the impeachment process for him to be removed, a parliamentarian has said. ...

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday cracked the whip, ordering an immediate stop to the culture of intimidation and endorsements ahead of the opposition party’s elective congress in May. ...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday dissolved the Zanu PF Harare and Bulawayo provincial structures and unleashed the party’s security department to hunt party youths who passed a vote of no confidence (VONCs) on their leadership. ...

KUWADZANA East Member of Parliament Chalton Hwende (MDC Alliance), who is facing charges of trying to subvert a constitutional government by inciting people to protest, was yesterday remanded in custody to March 30 by a Harare magistrate. ...

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa and secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora are engaged in a fresh fight that could determine the way the party’s first elective congress following the death of founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai, will be handled. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s attempts to foster national dialogue with opposition political parties are hitting a snag with some leaders pulling out, accusing the Zanu PF leader of being insincere. ...

Zanu PF is proposing to spend at least $1 million on a solidarity march for President Emmerson Mnangagwa, with the bulk of the budget going to food and transport. ...

MDC Bulawayo spokesperson Felix Magalela Sibanda has become one of the first party officials to throw his hat into the ring to contest for the vice-presidency at the May congress. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has been pushing for re-engagement and better relations with the United States, seems to be faltering in his bid after the western country extended sanctions against Zimbabwe, accusing his regime of failing to ring the much-needed political and economic reforms. ...

SPEAKER of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda yesterday ruled that the Parliamentary Privileges and Immunities Act must be amended in order to include clauses that MPs found on the wrong side of the law are arrested with dignity and not harassed. ...

TENSION continues to rise in the MDC ahead of its elective congress with secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora saying party president Nelson Chamisa failed to meet a target of attracting 4,5 million votes in the July 30 general elections. ...

The Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T says it will only abandon dialogue with President Emmerson Mnangagwa if the Zanu PF leader proves insincere. ...

MDC’s Masvingo provincial spokesperson, Dusty Zivhave, has dismissed claims circulating on social media that the province has endorsed secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora’s candidacy for the party’s presidency at the elective congress to be held in May. ...

The trial of MDC organising secretary, Amos Chibaya, who is facing charges of subverting a constitutionally-elected government, failed to kick off at the Gweru Magistrates’ Court yesterday after the State failed to produce witnesses. ...

THE MDC Alliance has made fresh claims that Harare West MP, Joanah Mamombe is being hunted by an unknown armed vigilante group and accused Parliament of failing to protect legislators. ...

WOMEN’S Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (Walpe) has called on the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC to give women fair opportunities to take up top leadership positions at its congress pencilled for May 24 to 26. ...

THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC yesterday said it will snub another round of national dialogue slated for today, claiming President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zanu PF government is not taking their concerns seriously. ...

THE opposition MDC led by Nelson Chamisa is likely to hold its congress in October after a national standing committee meeting held on Wednesday failed to come up with a date, NewsDay has learnt. ...

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa is reportedly seeking to meet South African President Cyril Ramaphosa when he arrives in Harare for a State visit on March 12, NewsDay has learnt. ...

Gweru provincial magistrate Charity Maphosa on Tuesday acquitted MDC youth leader and Highfield West legislator, Happymore Chidziva, who was being accused of inciting violence in the run-up to last year’s elections. ...