HARARE – A 95-year-old church leader commanding a million-plus followers has crossed swords with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC, which accuses him of undermining the party amid concerns that Zanu PF is abusing churches.
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HARARE – The Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai led MDC party is overwhelmed by CVs of people who want to stand on the party’s ticket as either councillors or legislators. Nelson Chamisa, the party’s organising secretary, said his party has a “rich menu” of candidates.
The MDC-T needs to wake up and exercise leadership. Zanu PF is finished as a political party with nothing to offer Zimbabwe. They are tired yet still obsessed with power. What can they do now that they had every opportunity to do over the past 30 years?
The leader of the smaller MDC faction, Welshman Ncube (also Industry and Commerce Minister) was a guest on the BBC HARDtalk programme which aired on Tuesday. Below is the transcript of the interview with host Zeinab Badawi.
The MDC-T committed the cardinal sin of accepting a non-returnable goblin (tokoloshe) from a witch-doctor by going into the Unity Government with Zanu PF. A tokoloshe is powerful muti which is believed to bring truckloads of money to its host.
It must be borne in mind that the surveys were conducted during the period of the inclusive government, when it is rather dangerous for people to be frank and open about their political preferences, especially in terms of their support for either Zanu (PF) or the MDC.
LESOTHO Prime Minister Tom Motsoahae Thabane, on what the government called a “state visit” to Zimbabwe last week, said his country was praying for President Robert Mugabe to take a leading role in Sadc if he finishes with the country’s politics. MuckRacker
The Professor Welshman Ncube-led MDC wants its expelled legislators to be barred from contesting the pending by-elections because of the Global Political Agreement moratorium that stops parties in Government from contesting each other.