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MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai (right) shares a lighter moment with MDC’s Welshman Ncube at the signing ceremony to launch the MDC Alliance  at Zimbabwe Grounds in Harare
National News Politics
THE planned second launch of the opposition parties’ MDC Alliance in Bulawayo on Saturday is facing fresh hurdles amid reports that Dumiso Dabengwa’s Zapu has not been invited to the event. ...
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MDC - T leader Morgan Tsvangirai
National News
THE United Nations has dealt a heavy blow to opposition calls for government to desist from taking over the procurement of biometric voter registration (BVR) kits after the world body stated the move was key for Zimbabwe to be self-sufficient and to fund its national projects. ...
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MDC secretary-general Priscilla Misihairabwi–Mushonga has resigned as cracks continue to widen in the Welshman Ncube-led formation ahead of a planned merger with the MDC Renewal Team. ...
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ZAPU president, Dumiso Dabengwa last week revealed that his party had agreed to join forces and form a grand coalition with two MDC formations ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
The dominant narrative these days is the formation of a grand coalition. According to those behind the idea, a coalition is the only effective way of removing Zanu PF from power. ...
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National News Politics
Infighting deepened in the MDC-T party yesterday as the leader Morgan Tsvangirai was said to have been suspended in a boardroom coup. ...
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If you want to be a polygamist,then do it properly and in a dignified way,not what is happening in MDC. ...
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National News Politics
THE MDC led by Welshman Ncube has suspended its Pumula district chairperson and the organising secretary, and also dissolved party structures in the district. ...
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National News Politics
Jomic has defied the directive from the President’s Office to hand over the organisation’s vehicles, arguing that government had no say in the vehicles. ...
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A soldier smiles at he was conferred with a medal by President Robert Mugabe.
National News Politics
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday swatted calls for security sector realignment, which were central to the MDCs’ call for reform, saying the military had been a reliable pillar of the government. ...
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National News Politics
Former Midlands Governor and Zanu PF politiburo member Cephas Msipa has challenged the MDC parties to attend national events in their party regalia, saying no one will victimise them. ...
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National News Politics
POLICE officers and soldiers who will be on duty during the July 31 harmonised elections yesterday started casting their special ballots in a process characterised by delay and shortage of ballot papers. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
FOR close to three months, political parties opposed to President Robert Mugabe have been meeting secretly in a bid to come up with a grand coalition ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
On September 15, 2008 Zimbabwe’s three political parties, Zanu PF, and the two MDCs, signed the GPA, a settlement aimed at resolving the country’s political and economic crisis. ...
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National News Politics
DPM Arthur Mutambara, the leader of an MDC offshoot, has his political career hanging by a thread after the party national council passed a vote of no confidence against him. ...
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National News Politics
SCORES of NewsDay readers have expressed a desire for a grand coalition by the two MDCs in government, Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD), Zapu and Zanu Ndonga to fight Zanu PF in the forthcoming elections. ...
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National News Politics
THE two MDC parties yesterday lashed out at Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede for reducing the voter registration and inspection period to three days per ward. ...
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National News Politics
PM Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC-T and the Welshman Ncube - led MDC have ganged up with other political parties outside the GPA to resist President Mugabe’s bid to stampede elections without reforms. ...
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The GPA was signed on September 15, 2008, but due to continued haggling and differences between the main political parties, the new government took office only in February 2009.
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As Zimbabwe’s unity government teeters towards its end, NewsDay Online gives you a series of the highs and lows of this historical transitional set up ...
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National News Politics
THE Joint Monitoring and Implementation Committee (Jomic) is mobilising resources to monitor the ongoing voter registration exercise ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Zanu PF has sensationally and embarrassingly conceded that the country’s voters’ roll is in a shambles and needed a complete overhaul. ...
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National News Politics
SPEAKER of Parliament Lovemore Moyo and President of the Senate Edna Madzongwe yesterday said they would next week deal with a request by MDC to fire three MPs and two Senators who defected to MDC-T. ...
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Foreign Affairs National News
IN a rare show of solidarity, Zanu PF and MDC politicians yesterday unanimously paid tribute to the late former British PM Margaret Thatcher’s leadership style. ...
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National News Politics
THE Welshman Ncube-led MDC claims it is the only party with the capacity to implement devolution of power and has accused Zanu PF and the MDC-T of paying ...
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National News Politics
DPM Arthur Mutambara was given another lease of political life after the Supreme Court indefinitely postponed judgment in his appeal against an order declaring him an illegitimate leader of the MDC. ...
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National News Politics
MDC national deputy director for elections, Abednico Moyo and Matabeleland North organising secretary Christopher Sithole were arrested in Jambezi on Sunday for holding a “routine house meeting”. ...
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National News Politics
THE MDC provincial chairman for Bulawayo, Oscar Ncube, has ruled out any possibility of his party reuniting with the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC-T because of their “irreconcilable” policy differences. ...
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National News Politics
THE Welshman Ncube-led MDC has pulled out of the Constitutional Parliamentary Select Committee-led awareness campaign for the draft constitution in protest. ...
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National News Politics
ZANU PF, MDC-T and MDC youths in Bubi, Matabeleland North Province, have pledged to shun violence before and during the forthcoming elections. ...
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National News Politics
THE MDC yesterday dismissed renewed speculation that it was closer to reuniting with the MDC-T as “lies” meant to disrupt its preparations for forthcoming elections. ...
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