Zimbabwe opposition call for 'biased' electoral body to be scrapped

2017-03-22 20:04

A coalition of Zimbabwean opposition parties have staged a protest ahead of next year's polls, demanding the disbanding of the state-appointed electoral commission they accuse of hindering free-and-fair elections.

Top Africa Stories: Mujuru, Cyclone Enawo

2017-03-09 20:34

Zimbabwe's Joice Mujuru has reportedly said that she was a "clear" successor to President Robert Mugabe before she got expelled from Zanu-PF, and cyclone Enawo has killed at least five.

Tsvangirai holds 'meetings' with African leaders ahead of 2018 polls

2017-01-09 14:34

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai reportedly held a number of meetings with some of the African leaders who attended the inauguration ceremony of Ghana's new president Nana Akufo Addo over the weekend.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Gambia, S Sudan

2016-11-17 19:20

Zimbabwe is at risk of mass atrocities, says the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has urged his supporters to abstain from violence.

Former Zim VP Mujuru applauds 'brave' Tsvangirai

2016-10-10 18:33

Zimbabwean former deputy president, Joice Mujuru has showered the MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai with praise, saying he was brave saying he has "braved" President Robert Mugabe's dictatorship since 1999.

Zim activists recount 'horrendous' tales of police bruitality

2016-09-28 11:38

Zimbabwean activists opposed to President Robert Mugabe's rule have claimed that they were tortured and detained at the ruling Zanu-PF party headquarters before being handed over to the police.

Zim: Opposion leader Joice Mujuru 'taken ill'

2016-09-12 20:00

Zimbabwean former deputy president Joice Mujuru was taken to hospital over the weekeimbabwean former deputy president Joice Mujuru had to be rushed to Harare due to health concerns, a report says.

We'll work with all 'progressive' parties to bring change to Zim – MDC

2016-09-06 12:39

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai has vowed to work together with all "progressive" parties to bring change in the southern African country.

Zanu-PF youths accused of torching ZimPF members’ homes

2016-08-11 21:16

The newly-formed Zimbabwe People First party has accused Zanu-PF supporters of torching the homes of its members in Mashonaland Central, NewsDay reported on Wednesday.

Zim riot police, MDC supporters clash in Harare

2016-07-15 12:29

Zimbabwean riot police clashed with opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's supporters who had gather to welcome him back home after a month long hospital stay in South Africa, reports say.


Top Africa stories: Buhari, Jammeh, Zim

2017-03-10 19:48

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has arrived back home after treatment in the UK, and Tsvangirai says his MDC party will take part in an anti-government protest on March 22.

Typhoid outbreak: Mugabe's minister blames MDC

2017-01-11 22:01

Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai has slammed Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere over his claims that the opposition party was responsible for the typhoid outbreak in Harare.

Top Africa stories: Tsvangirai, Gambia, AU

2016-12-01 20:45

The MDC says that party leader Morgan Tsvangirai's ill health "is no cause for concern" and Morocco says AU chair Dlamini-Zuma is blocking its readmission.

Opposition 'worried' as Zim army 'recruits 1 000s' ahead of 2018 polls

2016-11-17 15:08

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC has expressed concerns over the Zimbabwe National Army's recruitment drive at a time when the government is struggling to pay its workers.

Stop introduction of 'bond notes', Zim opposition pleads

2016-09-28 17:51

Zimbabwe's opposition, the MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai has called on the government to halt the introduction of bond notes, saying this would have "catastrophic implications" on the country.

Mugabe's UN exit threats 'reckless, undiplomatic'

2016-09-26 17:00

Zimbabwean political analysts and opposition parties have reportedly described President Robert Mugabe as "delusional" and "insane", following his utterances over the weekend that the African continent was ready to pull out of the UN if its demands for reform were not met.

Secrecy over Mugabe's health may lead to civil unrest, MDC warns govt

2016-09-07 19:00

Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has criticised government over the secrecy around President Robert Mugabe's health, a report says.

Family vows to continue searching for missing Zim activist

2016-09-02 09:12

Close to 18 months since Zimbabwean pro-democracy activist Itai Dzamara disappeared, his family has said that they would continue searching for him "for as long as it would take to find him".

There's no going back now, says Pastor Evan Mawarire

Pastor Evan Mawarire is resolute following #ThisFlag protest, his arrest and release.

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Zim pastor's arrest 'a well calculated plan to intimidate activists'

2016-07-13 11:23

Human rights group Amnesty International has condemned the arrest of Zimbabwean Pastor Evan Mawarire, one of the organisers of recent protests calling for a change of government in the country.

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