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US Pressures Zim On By-Elections

The US government says there is no excuse for the Zimbabwean government to continue with its suspension of holding elections as the conditions are in place to allow for the polls to take place . The President Emmerson Mnangagwa administration suspended by-elections last year citing the need to control the spread of the virus, a […]

Zanu-PF Threatens Taliban Style , Terror Elections

Zanu-PF Information Secretary, Tafadzwa Mugwadi Thursday raised fears that Zimbabwe could be headed for a bloodbath in the 2023 polls after threatening that the country would have Taliban style elections. In an exchange with the US Embassy on Twitter over the resumption of elections, Mugwadi did not mince his words when he declared that the […]

MDC Grumble Over Police ‘Selective Application of Law’

Opposition MDC Alliance has expressed concern over what it says selection application of the law by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) after two of its members were allegedly arrested in Gutu recently. MDC Alliance secretary for elections, Ian Makone claimed that the officials were arrested for holding a party in-house meeting whilst the ruling Zanu […]

We Remain Unshaken, Says Chamisa’s Party

Opposition MDC Alliance has responded to the registration of a party under the name Citizens Convergence for Change (CCC) saying it is unmoved by what it says are Zanu PF attempts to decapitate the movement. In a statement Tuesday, MDC Alliance spokesperson Fadzayi Mahere intimated that the creation of puppet political parties proved that the […]

Opposition Leader Castigates Lancaster House Agreement

Opposition leader, Herbert Chamuka says the 1979 Lancaster House Agreement has not yielded positive results for the ordinary people of Zimbabwe but has worsened their lives due to increased poverty and undemocratic rule by the Zanu-PF government. The South African based businessman lashed at the government for failing to provide the freedom and economic emancipation […]

Chamisa’s Councillors Fired For Attending Mwonzora Meeting

10 City of Gweru councillors from the Nelson Chamisa led MDC faction has been fired after attending a meeting convened by his nemesis, Douglas Mwonzora, who commands that breakaway MDC Alliance faction. The two influential opposition leaders have been at loggerheads over the use of the party name and logo since 2019. Mwonzora also took […]

Zanu-PF Denies Attacking Hichilema

Zanu-PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu Sunday dismissed reports that his party is attacking the new Zambian administration led by President Hakainde Hichilema. Last week, the United Party for National Development (UPND) accused Zanu-PF of frivolous attacks on its leader over his close alliance to Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa. However, Mpofu doused the […]

Opposition Leader Invites Mnangagwa For Talks

Ideas Party of Democracy (IPD) leader, Herbert Chamuka has invited President Emmerson Mnangagwa to discuss the state of the national affairs and foster a way forward for economic recovery. Chamuka, who is one of the several opposition leaders in the country told 263Chat from his South African base that Mnangagwa should give an ear to […]

‘Zimbabweans Favor A Coalition Government’

Pan African research network, Afrobarometer says most Zimbabweans are in favor of a coalition government as a way of solving the country’s political and economic problems. According to the latest survey, the network says supporters from both the ruling Zanu PF and the Nelson Chamisa led MDC supported the idea of a coalition Government. “A […]

MDC Alliance Sets Benchmark For Legitimate 2023 Polls

Opposition MDC Alliance says the legitimacy of the 2023 general elections will be determined by the ability of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to ensure voter registration. Addressing journalists in Harare this afternoon MDC Alliance secretary for elections, Ian Makone said the pace at which voter registration is moving is a recipe for a disputed […]