OPPOSITION MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai is later this year expected to launch his party’s new policy document, as he gears for the 2018 elections, where he is billed to challenge President Robert Mugabe for the fourth time.
TWO MDC-T youth members yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court charged with assault after allegedly battering a top police officer for parking his vehicle at one of the bays reserved for their party leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, at Harvest House in Harare.
FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru yesterday pledged her unwavering commitment to the proposed grand coalition with fellow opposition leaders including MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai, brushing aside recent conflicting statements by her deputy Samuel Sipepa Nkomo, as a sign of “robust and health discourse of super democrats”.
OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday scaled up the political stakes and declared that he would not concede defeat to President Robert Mugabe’s “fragmented” Zanu PF party in next year’s general elections.
MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai and his MDC counterpart, Welshman Ncube yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) ahead of next year’s elections, a development that ends a 12-year acrimonious relationship that followed the split of the original MDC in 2005.
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday poured scorn at opposition political parties’ efforts to form a grand coalition to contest against Zanu PF in next year’s elections, saying this was nothing but a mirage, which will suffer a “grand” loss.
FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru has endorsed MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai as the most suitable person to face President Robert Mugabe in next year’s election as the candidate for all opposition parties that have signed up to the proposed grand coalition.
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.