Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change today said it had no plans to hold an extra-ordinary congress following its humiliating defeat in the 31 July elections.
President Robert Mugabe today said he saw his victory in the 31 July elections as a mandate for “total” application of policies forcing foreign-owned firms to sell majority stakes to local investors.
President Robert today dismissed Movement for democratic Change allegations that he had rigged the elections which he won by a 61 percent vote.
Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change today said it will not participate in tomorrow’s national heroes’ celebrations in protest against the July 31 election which it claimed was “stolen” by President Robert Mugabe.
Movement for Democratic Change women’s leader Theresa Makone today admitted that ZANU PF’s electoral victory caught them off guard and left them shocked.
Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai today filed a Constitutional Court election petition calling for the nullification of the 31 July presidential election arguing that there were a number of irregularities among them vote buying by President Robert Mugabe.
The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front wrestled seats from the Movement for Democratic Change by targeting constituencies held by senior Movement for Democratic Change officials, reports said today.
President Robert Mugabe today rejected Western criticism of his re-election and vowed to press ahead with nationalist economic policies transferring majority stakes in foreign-owned firms to blacks.