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‘Tsvangirai a true democrat, unmatched’

HARARE, February 14 – Zimbabwe politicians and political commentators have expressed shock at the death of MDC-T leader and democracy icon Morgan Tsvangirai. Tsvangirai died at a hospital in Johannesburg Wednesday night after a battle with colon cancer. He was 65. Norton legislator Temba Mliswa, an independent, said he was shocked by the death of the main […]

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Ailing Tsvangirai appoints 40-year-old Chamisa as acting MDC-T president

JOHANNESBURG, February 7 – Zimbabwe’s ailing opposition MDC-T leader President Morgan Tsvangirai on Wednesday appointed one of his deputies, 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa, as acting party president. “President Morgan Tsvangirai has with effect from today, 7 February 2018, affirmed Vice President Hon. Nelson Chamisa as the acting president of the party by operation of the constitution […]

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Kenyan opposition leader ‘deported’ to Canada

JOHANNESBURG, February 7 – The self-proclaimed leader of Kenya’s National Resistance Movement (NRM) “general” Miguna Miguna has been ‘deported’ from Kenya to Canada, Kenya’s Daily Nation reported on Wednesday. Miguna a political ally of opposition leader Raila Odinga was arrested last Friday after taking part in Odinga’s mock inauguration on Tuesday, which the Kenyan authorities […]