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MDC

News Politics
THE MDC has distanced itself from talks of a coalition to unseat Zanu PF and said it would field Welshman Ncube as its presidential candidate in harmonised elections expected sometime this year. ...
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News Politics
THE two MDC parties in the inclusive government and several other smaller political formations are reportedly planning to rally behind one presidential candidate in a grand coalition to supplant the President Robert Mugabe-led Zanu PF regime in next year’s harmonised elections. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
MDC supporters have waited for too long to enter the Promised Land which tantalisingly and paradoxically appears so close and yet so far. ...
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News Politics
PROMINENT academic Ibbo Mandaza has warned politicians against underrating MDC leader Welshman Ncube, saying the Industry and Commerce minister is “an integral part of this country’s politics”. ...
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News Politics
MASVINGO — Zimbabwe’s much anticipated constitutional referendum — a forerunner to next year’s harmonised elections — seems to be headed for a brickwall, as parties involved in the constitution-making process have reportedly failed to agree on contentious issues, MDC-T spokesperson Douglas Mwonzora has revealed. ...
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News Politics
A SENIOR MDC official says his party’s leadership will not lose sleep over remarks by Zanu PF founder member Enos Nkala that MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai is the only candidate assured of a resounding victory in next year’s presidential election. ...
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National News Politics
POLITICAL analysts and the two MDCs in the coalition government have dismissed Zanu PF’s claims portraying itself as a victim of political violence, saying it was a ploy to attack its opponents under the guise of self-defence. ...
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National News Politics
MDC national chairperson Thandiwe Mlilo says political violence can only be effectively dealt with if authorities address causes of domestic violence. ...
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National News Politics
PM Morgan Tsvangirai has scoffed at MDC leader Welshman Ncube’s presidential ambitions, dismissing him as a village politician not suitable for “national office”. ...
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News Politics
MDC youths have warned young people to be wary of politicians who use them as pawns during elections, but dump them soon after. ...
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News Politics
MDC has dismissed Zanu PF founder Enos Nkala as too old to make a reasonable assessment of the political situation in the country, after he tipped MDC-T to win the next elections. ...
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National News Politics
DPM Arthur Mutambara yesterday leapt to the defence of five MDC legislators who were fired for allegedly selling out to the rival MDC-T . ...
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News Politics
ZANU PF bigwigs in Matabeleland North Province have been accused of sabotaging the MDC-dominated Kusile Rural District Council (RDC) in Lupane by refusing to pay rates and interfering with its income generating projects. ...
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Ten MDC activists arrested
POLICE in Harare yesterday arrested ten MDC activists who were on a door-to-door campaign in Glen Norah, a party official said last night. ...
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News
The case of former MDC MP for Bulilima East Norman Mpofu, accused of uttering words which may cause public disorder at a funeral of an MDC-T activist, failed to start at the Plumtree courts last week as police reportedly told him they were not yet ready. ...
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News Politics
THE MDC has dismissed the defection of its 11 councillors from Umzingwane Rural District Council (RDC) to the MDC-T as a hoax, saying the politicians had crossed the floor several times before. ...
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Human rights activists granted bail
THREE Counselling Services Unit employees, arrested on Monday on allegations of painting MDC graffiti, were yesterday granted $100 bail each. ...
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News Politics
THE MDC has relaunched its huge hot air publicity balloon at its Bulawayo offices after the first one was stolen in August, hours after being hoisted. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Either Zimbabweans are full of contradictions or they are being underestimated by the wonky Government of National Unity principals (GNU) ...
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National News
ZANU PF partners in the government of national unity (GNU) — MDC and MDC (T) — have dismissed President Robert Mugabe’s assertion that the principals were in charge of the constitution-making process, arguing that there is no such provision in the Global Political Agreement (GPA). ...
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National News
Justice minister Patrick Chinamasa was yesterday reportedly summoned by Zanu PF bigwigs for allegedly conceding that his party was heading for a crushing defeat. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
THE two-day Copac All-Stakeholders’ Conference in the capital was just nothing, but a waste of both financial and material resources. ...
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News Politics
DIFFERENCES over devolution of power between Zanu PF and the two MDCs could scuttle the constitution-making process as the parties failed to agree on the governance system at the just ended Second All-Stakeholders’ Conference. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
THREATS of a military coup coming from senior Zanu PF officials in the event that President Robert Mugabe and the party lose harmonised elections next year should not be taken lightly and ...
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News Politics
THE constitution-making process goes a gear-up on Sunday when the three-day Second All-Stakeholders’ Conference opens in Harare. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Last Friday President Mugabe said he is going to order elections to be held early next year — whether or not other political parties, liked it. ...
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News Politics
POLICE in Matabeleland North yesterday allegedly blocked the Welshman Ncube-led MDC from holding a campaign rally in Lupane East, citing manpower shortage. ...
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National News
Zimbabwe’s facilitator to the GPA and SA President Jacob Zuma says it would be suicidal for the country to go to polls without an enabling environment. ...
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National News Politics
MDC-T national council met in Bulawayo over the weekend and called for speedy and impartial distribution of food in the country and saving of livestock. ...
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News
An attack on a political rally by soldiers is stoking fears of a reprise of State-sponsored violence in the harmonised elections in 2013. ...
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