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July 16, 2018 4:37 PM Don’t vote for ED, ex-deputy minister exhorts supporters

Former deputy minister and outgoing MP for Magunje Godfrey Gandawa has urged his supporters to vote for Nelson Chamisa and not President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The former Higher and Tertiary Education deputy minister said his family and supporters will not vote for Mnangagwa. Gandawa was expelled from Zanu PF for dabbling in G40 factional politics and over his pending 14

July 16, 2018 3:51 PM Chigumba reminds me of Tobaiwa Mudede

Priscilla Chigumba reminds me of Tobaiwa Mudede – arrogant, Zanu PF sympathiser. A man who presided over biased elections for years. What Mnangagwa fails to realise is that he is a coup president. Noone elected him. He has no legitimacy. He is one of the most unelectable politicians in the country. He inspires no one except those hardcore Zanu supporters 13

July 15, 2018 4:07 PM MDC Alliance attracts mammoth crowd in Mutare

With the terraces packed, more people were channelled onto the pitch but the gates had to be shut to allow the programme to go on without risking crowd trouble. “What overwhelmed me today is that from the formation of the party, we have never addressed such a packed stadium such that we start the programme with people still streaming in. “You did something 11

July 15, 2018 3:47 PM MDC Alliance invokes Sithole’s name in Chipinge

HARARE – MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is invoking the legend of Ndabaningi Sithole, the late Zanu Ndonga leader and religious leader from the United Methodist Church, to win the Chipinge vote. From recalling with nostalgia his visit to Sithole’s home with his late mentor Morgan Tsvangirai, to pledging to review the hero status of the late nationalist 11

July 14, 2018 1:23 PM Chamisa dumps MDC-T name

Addressing thousands of party supporters at Mutasa DC yesterday, Chamisa warned his supporters not to be confused by the name and symbols on the ballot paper saying that his party had dumped the name which is being used by a rival Thokozani Khupe MDC faction in the election. It is unclear what name Chamisa’s party will adopt after the election. “Be careful 9

July 12, 2018 1:56 PM I’m the child on MDC symbol: Petina Gappah

Prominent Zimbabwean lawyer and author Petina Gappah who is based in Europe says she is the child inserted on the Thokozani Khupe-led MDC party’s symbol. Gappah, while claiming to be the child in the symbol said she would not be voting for the party. She wrote on her Facebook account, sarcastically under the picture of the symbol: “Imagine my shock when I saw the new MDC logo only to behold 11

July 10, 2018 1:16 PM Chamisa battling Mnangagwa’s soft dictatorship

I am afraid the MDC Alliance appears oblivious to the mammoth political fraud in the electoral making. As things stand, the opposition grouping not only runs the horrifying risk of losing a massive chunk of democratic credibility through participating in a sham poll – which is practically impossible to win – but also losing an election which the electoral 28

July 10, 2018 1:13 PM New Nigeria opposition alliance aims to defeat Buhari

Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has formed an alliance with dozens of other parties in a bid to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s election. The coalition, including a faction of the governing party, plans to field a single candidate. Mr Buhari, whose first term has been blighted by ill health, says he will run in 2019. A similar 26

July 9, 2018 3:03 PM Chamisa dares Mnangagwa on corruption

President Emmerson Mnangagwa cannot weed out corrupt elements within his government because he has dirty hands, MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has said. Speaking at a rally in Zvishavane on Saturday, Chamisa told his supporters that Mnangagwa is the symbol of corruption in Zimbabwe. “I heard Mnangagwa saying he had created an anti-corruption unit in his office 39

July 7, 2018 1:09 PM MDC supporter up for violence

An MDC Alliance supporter Asifa Mutsinga was yesterday arraigned before the magistrates’ court facing charges of malicious damage to property and intimidating opposition rivals. It is the State’s case that on June 30, Mutsinga, 42, confronted the complainant only identified as Kazembe at Domboramwari Shops in Epworth and questioned him why he had stopped 35