Movement For Democratic Change News

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to publish post-election violence report next week

REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo Mnangagwa has blamed the opposition Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) leaders for the violence, while the army has denied allegations it shot civilians during the Aug. 1 protests.

Reuters , Africa Dec 14, 2018

'We aren't desperate for unity talks,' MDC tells Zanu-PF – report

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) party has reportedly said that it is not desperate to form a government of national unity with the ruling Zanu-PF party.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 14, 2018

Zanu-PF 'unanimously endorses' Mnangagwa for 2023 elections – reports

Mnangagwa narrowly won the July 30 presidential race with 50.8% of the vote - just enough to avoid a run-off against the opposition Movement For Democratic Change's Nelson Chamisa, who scored 44.3%.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 13, 2018

Top Africa stories: Zim political impasse, images of naked couple in Egypt

Motlanthe 'offers to help end Zimbabwe's political impasse' – report Former president Kgalema Motlanthe - who headed the post election violence probe in Zimbabwe - has reportedly offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa in attempts to remedy a political impasse in that country.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 12, 2018

'We aren't interested in coalition talks with opposition,' says Zim VP

Zimbabwe's vice president Kembo Mohadi has dismissed claims that President Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa of the Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) are in talks for a unity government.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 11, 2018

Top Africa stories: MDC says Zim 'now a regional security threat', Ebola spreads to major cities in DRC

MDC says Zim 'now a regional security threat'… asks SADC to intervene – report Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) party, has reportedly said that the country is "fast degenerating into a regional security threat as its economic situation worsens".

News 24 , South Africa Dec 8, 2018

Zim won't be turned into 'old people's home', MDC youths tell war veterans

Zimbabwe's Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) youth assembly has reportedly vowed to thwart the alleged plan by the country's war veterans to have a constitutional amendment to revise the minimum age of any aspiring president to 52.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 7, 2018

MDC says Zim 'now a regional security threat'… asks SADC to intervene – report

Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) party, has reportedly said that the country is "fast degenerating into a regional security threat as its economic situation worsens".

News 24 , South Africa Dec 7, 2018

Liberation hero Mugabe evokes polarised emotions among Zimbabweans

But in doing so, the ruling party opportunistically labelled the fight for human and democratic political rights – which had long been central to the anti-colonial struggle – as a foreign “regime change agenda” pushed by the opposition Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) and civic movements.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 6, 2018

[OPINION] Liberation hero Mugabe evokes polarised emotions among Zimbabweans

But in doing so, the ruling party opportunistically labelled the fight for human and democratic political rights – which had long been central to the anti-colonial struggle – as a foreign “regime change agenda” pushed by the opposition Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) and civic movements.

EWN , South Africa Dec 5, 2018