MDC 17th anniversary celebrations in Bulawayo – Pictures
The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai on Saturday celebrated 17 years since it formation by holding anniversary celebrations in the second largest city of Bulawayo, its major power base.
Addressing thousands of MDC supporters inside White City Stadium, Tsvangirai bluntly told President Robert Mugabe to heed the growing calls for him to quit power now peacefully, to save Zimbabwe and to avoid the risk of being removed from office violently.
“There are two options to the end-game. The first option of the end-game is a violent end and the second option is a peaceful transition.
“Mugabe must choose one of these two options, a violent option where we get to a point where someone is shot because he or she is simply demonstrating, or the stage where Mugabe chooses to install his wife Grace as president, at which point it becomes gloves off and people confront the regime,” Tsvangirai warned.