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Befitting send off for Zim’s Tsvangirai

HARARE, February 20 ‑ Zimbabwe’s late main opposition party leader Morgan Tsvangirai received a befitting send off at a commemoration service by party supporters in Harare on Monday. Tsvangirai died on February 14, at the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, after battling colon cancer for at least two years. Speaker after […]

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Tsvangirai to be buried Monday

HARARE, February 16 ‑ Zimbabwe’s late main opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who died on Wednesday at Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Johannesburg, will be laid to rest on Monday at his rural Buhera home. MDC-T interim leader Nelson Chamisa, who is also MDC Alliance acting president, said Tsvangirai’s body would arrive in Zimbabwe at 7pm Saturday aboard an Air Zimbabwe […]

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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 […]