MDC spokesperson quits amid mounting succession battles after Tsvangirai's death

2018-02-24 15:27

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party's spokesperson Obert Gutu, has reportedly quit amid growing succession battles.

'No need for electoral reforms' in Zim, says Mnangagwa aide

2018-01-04 14:00

Zimbabwe’s minister of justice has reportedly said that "there was no need for electoral reforms" a few months ahead of the country’s crunch elections later this year.

Ultimatum for externalised funds: 'We want a holistic approach,' Mnangagwa told

2017-12-01 11:30

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party, has called for a holistic approach in fighting graft after the government issued a three months moratorium for the recovery of funds siphoned from its coffers during ousted president Robert Mugabe's era.

VP's sacking 'a confirmation of a serious crisis in Zanu-PF... he is free to join us', says opposition

2017-11-07 14:58

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is free to join the opposition after he was sacked from his position by President Robert Mugabe, opposition parties have reportedly said.

MDC slams 'painstakingly slow, inefficient' voter registration exercise

2017-09-21 19:01

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC party, has slammed the "painstakingly slow and thoroughly inefficient" voter registration exercise undertaken by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.

Opposition 'takes Mugabe to court' – report

2017-09-13 14:34

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has launched a court challenge against President Robert Mugabe's recent declaration of voter registration dates, says a report.

Let's put aside 'petty personal squabbles' and force Mugabe out, MDC tells other parties

2017-09-11 17:43

Zimbabwe's MDC party led by Morgan Tsvangirai has called on all opposition parties in the country to put aside "petty personal squabbles" and unite behind one banner in the upcoming 2018 crunch elections.

Solidarity march, rally for Grace Mugabe in Harare today after SA assault scandal

2017-08-30 06:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party has organised a march and rally in Harare to show support for under fire First Lady Grace Mugabe who received condemnation after her South African "wrath".

'Robert Mugabe day an insult to Zimbabweans,' - opposition

2017-08-24 13:00

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC party, led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has expressed "shock and complete disappointment" over a recent decision by government to declare President Robert Mugabe's birthday a holiday.

Grace Mugabe's alleged assault: Opposition reacts

2017-08-16 06:12

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC party has slammed First Lady Grace Mugabe over her alleged bashing of a model that she reportedly saw in the company of one of her two sons in SA.


Zim woman arrested with 10 carats of diamonds in her undies

2018-01-04 17:00

A Zimbabwean woman has been arrested after being found with 10 carats of diamonds stashed in her underwear, according to a local report.

Zim 'needs a sustainable land reform programme that will ensure food security'

2017-12-06 16:00

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC party has called for the implementation of a holistic and sustainable land reform programme that would ensure food security for the southern African country.

Renaming of Zim's main airport after Mugabe, 93, 'is an insult'

2017-11-10 15:03

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC, says that the renaming of Harare International Airport to Robert Gabriel Mugabe international is an "insult" to Zimbabweans.

Mugabe's food security doctorate 'is a thoroughly ill' and 'not funny joke'

2017-10-31 13:07

Zimbabwe's opposition, the MDC party has described as "thoroughly ill", the granting of an honorary doctorate in agricultural Sciences to President Robert Mugabe by the Lupane State University, says a report.

Zimbabwe opposition warns over 2018 polls voter registration

2017-09-14 20:01

Zimbabwe's longserving President Robert Mugabe has unveiled a new biometric voter registration programme ahead of next year's elections, drawing criticism from opponents who claim the system could be manipulated.

Opposition demands free IDs for poor Zimbabweans ahead of 2018 polls

2017-09-11 19:32

Zimbabwe's MDC party has urged the Registrar General's office to consider issuing free identity documents to poor Zimbabweans ahead of the 2018 general elections, says a report.

'Stop aiding Zanu-PF,' Tsvangirai's MDC tells registrar general

2017-08-31 15:27

Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai has called on the country's electoral commission to ensure that all eligible Zimbabweans are able to register to vote.

Top Africa stories: Mbeki, Grace Mugabe, Sierra Leone

2017-08-25 08:30

A group of prominent Zimbabwean political activists has apologised to South Africans over Grace Mugabe's "wrath", and SA government has pledged R8 million to assist Sierra Leone following a deadly mudslide.

'It's regrettable SA decided to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity'

2017-08-20 12:24

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party has described First Lady Grace Mugabe as a "disgrace", adding that it is "regrettable that South African authorities decided not to prosecute her after she severely assaulted a 20 year-old model".

MDC appeals to SADC, AU and UN over violence in Zim

2017-07-26 17:30

Zimbabwe’s main opposition, the MDC party has appealed to regional and internationals bodies to rein in President Robert Mugabe over an upsurge in politically motivated violence in the southern African country.

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