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MDC leadership battle escalates dramatically

FORMER Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs minister Eric Matinenga advised the MDC leadership to ensure contestations for power which ensued following the death of founding party president Morgan Tsvangirai in February last year should be within the parameters of the constitution, but his advice was not heeded, it has emerged. Matinenga gave the legal opinion after
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Fired UK minister ‘wanted to invade Zimbabwe’

Theresa May’s former Defence Secretary, who was sacked this week following a leak inquiry, was dismissed following concerns about his plans to ‘invade Africa’ and risk war with China. Allies of the prime minister told the Sunday Times that Williamson, who is accused of leaking details of May’s plans to allow Chinese telecoms company Huawei […]
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‘Congress nominations are irreversible’

INDIVIDUALS aggrieved by the outcome of specific elections for particular positions, are the ones likely to be affected by any re-runs in the opposition MDC congress, if their appeals are upheld, party spokesperson Jacob Mafume has said. There have been widespread reports that the MDC internal elections at lower levels, set to culminate in the […]
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Chamisa says massive demos coming despite threats of State clampdown

THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC yesterday said the opposition party will not be cowed into silence by the State, while vowing its planned demonstrations will not be shelved despite threats of a clampdown by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government. Instead, the opposition party challenged the government to stop being on the offensive against pro-democracy activists and attend
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Mawarire, Wadyajena clash over Auxillia Mnangagwa

National Patriotic Front Spokesperson Jealousy Mawarire and Gokwe-Nembudziya Member of Parliament Mayor Justice Wadyajena have clashed over the exhibition stand erected by the First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa at the recently held Zimbabwe International Trade Fair. The stand ran under the banner of The Office of the First Lady.  Mawarire torched the hornets’ nest
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