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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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Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa received in Pretoria

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday warmly received Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is on his first working visit. After midday, the two counterparts, accompanied by their delegations, were in closed door discussions at Zuma’s Mahlamba Ndlopfu official residence in Pretoria. Before the closed meeting started, Mnangagwa joked that […]