War veterans leader Victor Matemadanda who was one of those who strongly opposed former President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace in their final years in power says Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa cannot buy war veterans because they are not mercenaries.
Zimbabwe’s main opposition party yesterday promised to revive the economy if it wins an election in July by cutting taxes, abolishing a quasi-currency “bond note”, joining a regional monetary union and seeking debt relief.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said he will proclaim Zimbabwe’s crucial elections within two weeks paving the way for all those that want to contest to start fully-fledged campaigns.
From a crusading hero feted on the streets of Harare just over six months ago, Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa is now becoming known as a man of excuses.
Two Movement for Democratic Change court battles are kicking off today, one in Harare and the other in Bulawayo.
Acting Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa says there is a real threat on his safety and security after numerous attempts on his life.
As the body of Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader awaits repatriation home for burial, his party already faces nasty power struggles to replace a man praised by both allies and rivals for his tenacious fight for democracy.
The absence of a party leader and a clear succession path often leads to political parties losing political direction.