Morgan Tsvangirai

Is Zimbabwe Nurses Strike to Blame For Tsvangirai Sister's Death?

The nurses strike may have contributed to the death of Miriro Tsvangirai, sister to the late opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai. According to …

Africa

Zimbabwe’s Opposition Has Leadership Hopeful Expelled as MP

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change, has had Thokozani Khupe expelled from parliament after she lost a power …

Zimbabwe

Is Rumour Mill Spinning Yarns About Tsvangirai 'Secret Wife'?

The Herald, 23 March 2018<p>Relatives of the late MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai, who last week breathed fire over the alleged understatement of the …

South Africa

Zimbabwe: Ex-PM Tsvangirai Had Secret Wife - Report

Morgan Tsvangirai<p>The late MDC-T leader, Mr Morgan Tsvangirai, secretly paid lobola for a Bulawayo woman, Nobuhle Marylin Ndiweni (36), last year …

Africa

MDC-T does succession the ZANU-PF way

Morgan Tsvangirai inspired many in the fight for democracy in Zimbabwe. Sadly, the most immediate legacy of the late Movement for Democratic …

Morgan Tsvangirai

SADC gears for elections in Zim, DRC - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Tuesday said it was gearing up to support the holding of highly anticipated presidential …

Africa

Evan Mawarire: Zimbabwian opposition can win if it ‘overwhelms polling stations with people’

It must be a question that comes up quite frequently these days, because Pastor Evan Mawarire just smiles in a way that indicates he doesn’t really …

South Africa

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Must Be Open to Public Scrutiny - Opposition

MDC-T president Nelson Chamisa addressing supporters (file photo).<p>MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa wants to confront President Emmerson Mnangagwa over …

Africa

UN backs 'free, fair, credible' July elections in Zimbabwe

Vote will be the first big test for Emmerson Mnangagwa who became Zimbabwe's president in November.<p>The United Nations has voiced its support for a plan to hold elections in Zimbabwe in July.<p>The elections, which have not yet received a specific date, will be the first big test for President Emmerson …

Africa

I was illegally removed from power, says Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe has denounced his former right-hand man's ascent to president of Zimbabwe as "illegal" as he gave his first interviews since he was ousted in a soft coup last year.<p>"It was truly a military takeover. We must undo this disgrace," Mr Mugabe said of his swift removal from power in …

South Africa

Zimbabwe: 5,000 Activists Abducted By Mugabe Since 2000 - Opposition MP

Eddie Cross<p>MDC-T legislator for Bulawayo South Eddie Cross has made sensational claims the Zanu PF-led government has abducted at least 5,000 …

Africa

Mugabe Not Out to Pasture Yet, Not By a Long Shot

Just when Zimbabweans thought Robert Mugabe had been put out to pasture, the 94-year-old may be staging a come-back! He has sent shockwaves through …

South Africa

Zimbabwe Opposition Party Leadership to Resolve Impasse?

MDC-T President Nelson Chamisa is scheduled to meet party deputy Thokozani Khupe in a bid to resolve a bitter leadership wrangle, which has been …

Africa

Mugabe plots comeback, leading united opposition

Ousted Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe is plotting to fill the gap left by the death of Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai - …

Robert Mugabe

'Panic' as Zimbabwe's Mugabe appears to back opposition

Zimbabwe's ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shockwaves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who will take on the ruling ZANU-PF in this year's election.<p>Mugabe grinned broadly in the posed photo, standing beside brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, the leader …

South Africa

Zimbabwe: Reported comeback of 94-year-old Robert Mugabe is a risky move

State media in Zimbabwe are reporting that former president Robert Mugabe is backing the National Patriotic Front (NPF), a breakaway party from the …

South Africa

Exclusive Interview: Zimbabwe's new opposition leader Nelson Chamisa

Zimbabwe's new opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is 40 years old and he intends to run against President Mnangagwa on a youth ticket. DW's Privilege …

World

[OPINION] The land: who really stands to benefit?

The EFF leads the political conversation on land in South Africa. It, through its leader Julius Malema, has managed to firmly lodge the land question …

South Africa

Zimbabwe's opposition struggles to recalibrate itself for elections

The death of opposition heavyweight Morgan Tsvangirai robbed Zimbabwe of the strongest challenger to Robert Mugabe for almost 20 years – and no …

UK Politics

Zimbabwe’s new president has changed his tone, but has he changed his mind?

He welcomes investors and denies having called for the extermination of dissidents<p><i>This is an extended version of the interview with Emmerson</i> …

Africa

Zimbabwe: Politician Quits Mangoma-Led Opposition Alliance

Elton Mangoma (file photo).<p>ZIMFIRST leader Maxwell Shumba has quit the opposition Coalition of Democrats (CODE), describing the alliance as …

Africa

‘Panic’ in Zimbabwe’s ruling party as ex-president Mugabe appears to back new opposition leader

Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shock waves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who will take …

South Africa

Turmoil in Zimbabwe opposition turns violent ahead of elections

Opposing factions within Zimbabwe’s opposition party were drawn into violent clashes over who will succeed the party’s founding president Morgan Tsvangirai, who died last month.<p>At least fifteen members of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) were left bloodied and injured, with some treated in …

Africa

Zimbabwe: Opposition Demands to Know Firm Printing Ballot Papers

The Zanu PF government must make public the identity of the company printing ballot papers for this year's elections, MDC-T Alliance leader Nelson …

ZANU-PF

WATCH: Yet another SABC blunder calling Ramaphosa 'President Zuma'

It seems that change is hard to get used to and even the most professional among us still haven’t adjusted to the fact that there’s a new sheriff in …

South Africa

African press review 2 March 2018

Nigeria forces in blame game as lawmakers probe failures of Dapchi girls' kidnapping.<p>We begin in Nigeria, where the House of Representatives has …

Africa

Activists in Zimbabwe Challenge Mnangagwa’s Presidency

The frosty relations between Zimbabwe and Botswana are reportedly on the mend following a closed-door meeting between President Emmerson Mnangagwa …

South Africa

Land expropriation: Why South Africa won't become a "second Zimbabwe"

Image Credits: wikimeda<p>Land expropriation without compensation. You better get used to the phrase, as you’ll be hearing it a lot over the next few …

South Africa

'We won't allow a toddler to rule Zimbabwe,' chiefs say in reference to MDC's Chamisa

Harare – Zimbabwean chiefs have reportedly thrown their weight behind the ruling Zanu-PF party, saying that they would not allow a "toddler" to rule …

South Africa

Zimbabwe’s new president says he is a democrat. Is he?

WILL parliamentary and presidential elections, which must be held by late July, be free and fair? If so, will Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF …

Africa