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Morgan Tsvangirai: Tried, Tested and Resilient Leadership

TsvangiYangMDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai addressing party structures in Manicaland Province yesterday, putting paid to claims that Manicaland is the rebel headquarters. Pic courtesy of Charlton Hwende, NEC member

In1995 the General Secretary of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions sat in his office thinking about the situation that confronted the Unions in Zimbabwe. He had held the position for several years by then and was recognised as being an outstanding leader and negotiator.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 July 2014 03:46

Zanu (PF) Running From Own Shadows

Several Zimbabwean informal traders are at the risk of losing their source of livelihood after some ZANU PF supporters blocked them from occupying their trading stalls over the selling of DVDs of a satirical British television series deemed unpalatable by the ruling party zealots.

Traders at Mbare Musika, an informal trading market located in Harare’s teeming Mbare suburb were on Monday blocked from conducting their business of selling pirated DVD’s and music discs after the ZANU PF supporters discovered that one of the vendors was selling an episode of a DVD entitled Strike Back (Part One Part Two), a British drama that has the attempted elimination of President Robert Mugabe as its plot.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 02:35

MDC-T NEC Approves Congress Template

chamisNelsonleftThe MDC-T National Executive has approved congress template by the organising department, signaling th beginning of the congress process and the campaign period.

The template shows how the congresses at various levels will be conducted between now and October to prepare the party for its national congress in October.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 July 2014 23:20

So Are MDC Renewal and Tendai Biti In Contempt of Court?

madhukuConstitutional lawyer Lovemore Madhuku says Justice Happias Zhou’s interdict on his clients, the Renewal Group, was of no effect and advised his clients to go ahead and publish their “expulsion” of Party President Morgan Tsvangirai and National Chairman, Lovemore Moyo.

This followed a ‘disciplinary hearing’ held at about the same time as the High Court hearing of the MDC-T application to interdict Tendai Biti, Elton Mangoma, Sekai Holland and Sipepa-Nkomo from proceeding with disciplinary action against Tsvangirai.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014 15:33

Zimbabwe: Disorganised Opposition or Dishonest Intellectuals?

mandaza1Suddenly everyone wants to talk about the deplorable state of opposition politics in Zimbabwe as if they ever suppoted it or as if they never believed that Zanu (PF) was the only game in town - check Ibbo Mandaza’s latest.

They would rather have us believe that they are responding to the opposition's disorganisation, yet they are well aware of the millions of dollars and man-hours being spent by the state infiltrating, subverting, buying and even killing opposition activists.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 07:33

MDC-T Project 2016: The Final Chapter

bitijusticeTsvangieflipNow that the case of the Biti Rebellion is about to spill into the courts, and all hopes of diplomacy are lost, maybe it is time to bring the whole case into its proper perspective.

The former secretary general and two of his officers who were put as directors of a company that was set up to secure the assets of the MDC-T - to hold the assets in trust - would now like the court to grant them those assets in their personal capacities as directors. Courts now set to decide who is MDC-T, Tendai Biti or Morgan Tsvangirai 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:02

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