ETHIOPIA – Zimbabwe Civil society organisations who are on a regional advocacy blitzkrieg in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia have urged the African Union (AU) to exert pressure on Zimbabwe to implement critical and credible reforms before the watershed elections.
Some believe that if Mugabe were to lose the election, security chiefs (who have a symbiotic relationship with Zanu PF) would take over. This is unlikely for two reasons: first, the army is very much aware that its stock-in-public image is extremely poor.
BULAWAYO – Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC on Sunday unveiled scores of Zanu PF and smaller MDC faction card-carrying members who dumped their parties in Bulawayo, in a move the party says confirms the first yields of the door-to-door (D2D) campaign.
Veteran MDC-T activist Grace Kwinjeh said on Monday that her party has produced one of the best policy documents and it will resonate well with the voters in the forthcoming elections.
The mobile voter registration exercise ended Sunday amid an outcry from all corners of the country that the exercise was poorly conducted and dismally failed to meet demand.
Over the last two days, this policy conference has received, deliberated and scrutinised the party’s Agenda for Real Transformation (“ART”), our blueprint for effective, humane and viable political, economic and social governance.
I stand before you as a proud President of the MDC, the party of excellence and the party of the future. It is with great pride that I am here to officially open this policy conference, running under the theme ‘Towards Real Transformation’.
BULAWAYO – Three youth members of the MDC-T, Cabangani Tshuma, Willard Nsingo and Masiza Ndlovu were arrested on Wednesday morning, with police accusing the group of attempting to ‘usurp’ the powers of the Registrar General’s office.
HARARE – Prime Minister Tsvangirai’s efforts to get first times voters to register in Zimbabwe are being undermined by a concerted effort from the authorities, who are cracking down on individuals and groups seen mobilizing youths to register.