POLITICS 

Chamisa Endorses, To Join 31 July Anti-Govt Mass Protests

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has confirmed his opposition party will support and join mass protests to end what he called an authoritarian pandemic in Zimbabwe. Chamisa was addressing party supporters during an online rally themed: “Fight For Better Livelihoods” Sunday. “I have seen protests being organised. We say every Zimbabwean who organises any protest against Zanu PF, we will definitely join,” Chamisa said. “So we will support all democratic forces, all progressive citizens shall be supported. This year action is inevitable and this action will be done according to…

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MDC-T Demands Share Of Chamisa’s 2.1m 2018 Presidential Votes.

MDC-T secretary general Douglas Mwonzora says his party should get a share of the 2.1 million votes that MDC Alliance president, Nelson Chamisa garnered in the 2018 presidential elections. Chamisa narrowly lost the 2018 presidential election to President Emmerson Mnangagwa while reinstated MDC-T president, Thokozani Khupe got 45 000 votes when she contested under her smaller MDC-T which she has since disbanded. However, Chamisa continues to disregard the result claiming the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) rigged the results in favour of Mnangagwa. In an interview with the SABC over the…

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POLITICS 

Bring It On! Sikhala Says His Arrest Will Trigger Revolution

MDC Alliance vice-chairperson Job Sikhala said he is not afraid of the threats issued by the Defence and War Veterans Affairs Minister Oppah Muchinguri on Tuesday that the government net is closing in on “coup mongers”. Sikhala, preacher Talent Chiwenga and some media organisations were recently accused by the government of spreading rumours of an imminent coup. The firebrand Zengeza West MP said the “idiots governing our country should take responsibility for their failures” instead of trying to use other people as scapegoats. Sikhala said in a statement: Let me…

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Khupe Recalls MDC-Alliance MPs From Parliament

The opposition MDC-T led by Thokozani Khupe has recalled three MDC Alliance MPs from Parliament. The Speaker of the National Assembly on Tuesday announced that MDC Alliance MPs Prosper Mutseyami, Thabitha Khumalo and Chalton Hwende were no longer Members of Parliament following their recall by the MDC-T. This was revealed by the Deputy Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Energy Mutodi. He said: Speaker of Parliament Advocate Jacob Mudenda has announced Hon Mutseyami, Khumalo & Chalton Hwende are no longer Members of Parliament following a recall by their party…

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HEALTH OTHERS 

MDC-Alliance President Nelson Chamisa Donates COVID-19 Material Worth US$3000 To Kwekwe Council

The youthful MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has donated COVID-19 material worth $3 000 to Kwekwe City Council, New Zimbabwe reports. The donation was handed over to Kwekwe Mayor by MDC’s Dr Henry Madzorera on behalf Nelson Chamisa. While handing over the donations, Dr Madzorera said: Today, I am handing over materials worth US$3 000 to the mayor of the city on behalf of the MDC Alliance President Chamisa The president wanted to show solidarity with the government and all matters relating to the COVID-19 war, and to emphasise that this…

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LATEST: Khupe Fired From MDC-T

Thokozani Khupe has been fired from the MDC-T where she was the president, Open Parly reports. This was revealed by MDC-T secretary-general Nixon Nyikadzino who said Khupe fired herself by adhering to the Supreme Court ruling that declared her the legitimate MDC leader and going back to the 2014 MDC structures. Speaking to the publication, Nyikadzino said he is the acting president of Khupe’s party: By accepting the court ruling and paying allegiance to its contents and instructions my former president has exited the party voluntarily. We wish her well…

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The Upcoming MDC Congress Is Oversubscribed, Thousands Of Delegates Confirmed Their Attendance – Mwonzora

Speaking to the Daily News On Sunday Douglas Mwonzora has said the congress they are organising following the High Court ruling that declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate MDC leader and ordered the party to go to Congress within 3 months, ‘s subscriptions have surpassed the required quorum and thousands of delegates have confirmed their attendance. Said Mwonzora to the publication: The response for the congress is overwhelming. It will be oversubscribed. Thousands of delegates have already confirmed their attendance at the congress … much more than the quorum. For now,…

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Govt Planning To Release $7.5 Million Due To The MDC To Khupe And Team

Daily News – The government is reportedly planning to release funds due to the MDC under The Political Parties’ Act to the team that is temporarily in charge of the MDC, the Daily News on Sunday reports. The publication has reportedly confirmed the development: The Daily News On Sunday has confirmed that authorities will release $7,5 million due to the MDC under the Political Parties (Finance) Act to the group that is temporarily in charge of the party following the recent court rulings in a move which strengthens them significantly…

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HEALTH 

CORONAVIRUS: Chamisa urges risk allowance payment to health workers.

MDC-Alliance president Nelson Chamisa says government should start paying risk allowances and also effect tax exemption on all health professionals who are the frontline staff in the fight against the spread of coronavirus. He was speaking Wednesday in a Covid-19 address broadcast online. “Allow me to salute all workers, including doctors and nurses, our security services, on the frontline for the excellent call of duty under very difficult circumstances,” he said. “In this context, providing Personal Protective Equipment for nurses, doctors, janitors, administrative support staff, police, security services and other…

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‘Tsvangirai’s MDC pulled out of MDC Alliance’ – Hwende

The MDC-T which was founded by the later veteran Trade Unionist Morgan Tsvangirai pulled out of the MDC Alliance in 2018, MDC Secretary-General Charlton Hwende has revealed. Said Hwende, “The MDC of Tsvangirai pulled out and went with Khupe, contested election and got voted by 45,000 I even stood with an MDC-T candidate in 2018.” Hwende said MDC Alliance was a new political party that was formed to contest the 2018 national plebiscite. “The MDC Alliance, the political party we formed to contest the 2018 Elections was even recognized by…

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