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By IAfrica
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May 1st, 2014
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Mr Tsvangirai Simon Allison Guardian Correspondent THERE was a time, not too long ago, when Morgan Tsvangirai personified everything that was good about Zimbabwe. He was tenacious, fearless and determined to challenge the authoritarian one-party state that Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF was intent on creati...
By IAfrica
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May 1st, 2014
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The Flip Side with Kuthula Matshazi SOME Zimbabweans are worried about the events happening in the mdc factions where the leaders and supporters have been crossing floors, beating and counter expelling each other. All these things are unfortunate because, especially violence, they are not part of the...
By IAfrica
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May 1st, 2014
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Tafara Shumba | What unfolded in the MDC-T on Saturday is a great triumph for democracy. Opposition politics is very essential in a democracy like ours, only if it is progressive. Zimbabwe has, for a long time suffered a grave dearth of such progressive oppositional politics. The democratic space in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2014
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– By Simukai Tinhu In 1998 two aspiring politicians met to plot the beginnings of a movement that would change Zimbabwe’s political landscape for more than a decade. One of them, Morgan Tsvangirai, was already a household name in the country as a result of the mass protests that he had led against go...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2014
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By Simukai Tinhu analysis MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai addressing a rally ahead of 2013 polls. Following defeat in the July 2013 elections, Roy Bennett, the treasurer general of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), made a direct call for the opposition party leader, Morgan Tsvangirai to ste...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2013
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Few Zimbabweans expect to be surprised by the result of the election – but their 89-year-old president can’t cling on for ever. Bloodshed has always accompanied political change in Zimbabwe, so elections should not be hopeful events in this country. And yet, somehow, they always are. Tens of thousand...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2013
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By Knox Chitiyo analysis Zimbabwe’s election on 31 July will mark the formal end of the fragile 2009 Government of National Unity (GNU) which, for all its fractiousness, has proved surprisingly resilient and brought economic stability to Zimbabwe after a decade of national trauma. There are fiv...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 19th, 2013
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By AFP/Reuters ALMOST 95 percent of Zimbabweans voted in favour of a new constitution that paves the way for new elections, and cuts short Robert Mugabe’s perpetuated rule, results showed Tuesday. Tallies released by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) reported 3,079,966 voters were in favour of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2013
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ZIMBABWE’S President Robert Mugabe will always be a complex character and an enigma, usually attracting varied perceptions as to the true nature of his ideological leanings and overall contribution to the country. Herbert Moyo, Theindependent Cabinet ministers recently described Mugabe as a double-fa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 24th, 2013
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ZIMBABWEANS should not expect radical changes if either President Robert Mugabe or Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai wins the forthcoming elections, analysts have said. BY PATRICE MAKOVA The two are the leading contenders in elections expected in June or July this year, while MDC leader, Professor Wel...