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Infighting Threatens Zimbabwe’s Main Opposition Party

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's main opposition party MDC is facing a crisis. It failed to defeat President Mugabe in the last election. Now infighting has effectively split the party.

Zimbabwe’s Foreign Backed Opposition In Shambles

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's foreign backed opposition party is in disarray after a faction in the Movement for Democratic Change said at the weekend it had suspended the party leader and notorious womanizer Morgan Tsvangirai, in a move that could herald a split in the opposition.

Former Zimbabwean PM, Tsvangirai Scolded By His Western Puppet Masters

AFRICANGLOBE - Former Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has been rebuked by its long-time allies –Australia and the United States – for political violence.

Tsvangirai Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

AFRICANGLOBE - Outgoing Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangarai, fresh from suffering a defeat by President Robert Mugabe in last week's presidential elections is reportedly facing a difficult task of keeping his party together amid alleged moves to topple him.

Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF Claims Overwhelming Election Victory

President Robert Mugabe's party has claimed victory in Zimbabwe's elections by a landslide. It's a landslide, a total annihilation of the MDC. Their project has completely failed. President Mugabe has won. The villagers in the countryside know the result.

Has Zimbabwe’s Morgan Tsvangirai Been Tarnished By Power?

Morgan Tsvangirai's experience in Zimbabwe's power-sharing government could be both a blessing and a curse for the opposition leader turned prime minister as he seeks the presidency. What he has gained in public confidence and support, especially in halting an economy in free-fall, the 61-year-old lover boy may have lost by opposing President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe: Why Has Support For The MDC Plummeted So Much?

AFRICANGLOBE - Fourteen years ago, Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) launched itself onto Zimbabwe's political scene with great local and international fanfare. The MDC was seen as having given rise to a new understanding of Zimbabwean politics, which sought to explain the vulnerability of President Mugabe

All Set for Zimbabwe’s Referendum Vote

AFRICANGLOBE - On 16 March Zimbabweans will vote in a referendum on whether to adopt or reject a draft constitution for which the three major political parties have publicly endorsed a Yes vote. The writing of a new constitution was one of the requirements of the Global Political Agreement,

Zimbabwe: New Constitution, Fresh Elections, Parties in Disarray

AFRICANGLOBE - Two key dates loom in Zimbabwe's political calendar in the first half of 2013: a referendum on the tortuously negotiated new constitution and then national elections for the presidency and the parliament.

Tsvangirai Will Never Be Allowed to Rule Zimbabwe Says Govt Minister

The mantra that ZANU-PF and the military will not accept Prime Minister (PM) Morgan Tsvangirai as President has been repeated again, this time by...

WikiLeaks Revelations: Big Problems for Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is hesitant to rebuke Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) officials who tore into pieces his leadership credentials in secret meetings with United States diplomats.