There Are Three Things Chamisa Is Failing To Understand – Analysts

Some political analysts have said MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa does not understand how nations relate on the geopolitical arena. They speak after Chamisa had criticised the government’s decision to donate 20 000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the Government of Namibia saying it was not prudent considering that Zimbabwe depended on donated vaccines Political analyst Gibson Nyikadzino says the statements show a lack of knowledge of current affairs as the government is on record for having set aside 100 million United States dollars to acquire more vaccines. Said Nyikadzino:…

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Proclamation Of Election Dates Is Done By The President – ZEC

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has said only President Emmerson Mnangagwa can proclaim dates for elections in the country. The commission makes the remarks at the backdrop of continuous deferment of by-elections meant to fill about 48 parliamentary seats and over 80 council seats left vacant when MDC-T recalled MDC Alliance legislators or councillors. ZEC has been receiving criticism for the deferment of the by-elections. Authorities have been citing the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic as justification for deferring the elections. Zec commissioner Qhubani Moyo Thursday said the electoral management…

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We’ve A Plan For Uzumba – MDC Alliance

Opposition MDC Alliance has said it has a plan to convert the people of Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe from supporting the ruling ZANU PF. Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe is a perennial ZANU PF stronghold and has been a cause for concern for the opposition to date. MDC Alliance Secretary-General, Chalton Hwende, said they have launched the party’s Diaspora Rural Mobilization Initiative. He said: Addressed a meeting of our Windhoek Namibia leadership led by Elisha Chambara. We launched our Diaspora Rural Mobilization Initiative. The leadership twinned with Uzumba to assist turn it Red.…

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State Security minister threatens opposition

STATE Security minister Owen Ncube has threatened to descend heavily on opposition and civic leaders who “invite sanctions from Western countries” under the guise of defending human rights. He made the threats in Gokwe last week, while commissioning road equipment bought by Gokwe South Rural District Council. “Parliament will soon punish through appropriate policies and legislation, misguided elements who campaign for sanctions and punishment for the country under the guise of human rights narrative” Ncube said. “As we move towards 2030, we are aware of political impediments and negative elements…

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“Ushe Madzoro, We’re Next” – Nelson Chamisa

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa Friday said the opposition will win the 2023 election and attain power contrary to the belief that the ruling ZANU PF will rule forever. Chamisa told NewsDay that the era of leaders who abuse State institutions to illegally stay in power was over, warning President Emmerson Mnangagwa that opposition supporters would defend their vote against rigging. The former ICT Minister was responding to Mnangagwa’s utterances in Mutare on Thursday where he said recent events in Zambia where opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema won against incumbent President…

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What Happened In Zambia Won’t Happen In Zimbabwe – Mnangagwa

President Emmerson on Thursday scoffed at suggestions that the winds of change blowing across southern Africa would affect Zimbabwe and result in his defeat in the much-anticipated 2023 elections. This comes after Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu lost to opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema in the 12 August poll, while Lazarus Chakwera defeated the incumbent Peter Mutharika in Malawi in 2020. Addressing government officials and businesspeople at the official opening of an oxygen production plant in Mutare, Mnangagwa urged opposition leaders entertaining such a dream to “wake up from their slumber”. He…

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It’s Blasphemy To Think War Veterans Will Let Chamisa Rule Zimbabwe – Charamba

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba said the ruling ZANU PF will not hand over power to MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa no matter what. In a tweet on Tuesday evening, Charamba said President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his generation did not go to war so that they will hand over the country to Chamisa on a silver platter. Wrote Charamba: Kwaa kufunga kuti madhara ehondo anongopfeka hovhorosi kuti Chamisa agotonga hake??? Imika imi, ityai Mwari!!!! Do you think these war veterans just wear overalls so that Chamisa can govern? Come on,…

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2023 is our turn: Chamisa

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday said he was smelling the “sweet scent of victory” for his party in the 2023 elections inspired by Zambia opposition chief Hakainde Hichilema’s win over the repressive Edgar Lungu. Hichilema ended Lungu’s increasingly autocratic six-year reign with 2 810 757 votes to the outgoing leader’s 1 814 201 votes.  Lungu conceded defeat. Chamisa yesterday told NewsDay that he was confident that the same electoral feat could be accomplished by his party in Zimbabwe, adding that the Zambian situation had given him hope that victory was possible…

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Chamisa Hails “Professional” Zambian Security Agencies

MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa has commended Zambia’s State institutions, namely the military, police, intelligence services and electoral authorities for facilitating a largely credible election on 12 August. Chamisa said the southern African country’s President-Elect, Hakainde Hichilema showed magnanimous leadership in victory while the outgoing president Edgar Lungu exhibited humility in conceding defeat. Zimbabwe’s most popular opposition leader also lauded Zambia’s security agencies for the “exemplary professionalism and independence” they have shown. Chamisa tweeted on Monday: I honour the magnanimous leadership of President-elect [Hakainde Hichilema] and the humility of [Edgar CLungu]…

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MDC Alliance Congratulates Zambia’s President-Elect Hichilema

The MDC Alliance has congratulated Zambia’s President-Elect, Hakainde Hichilema, and the United Party for National Development (UPND), following his victory in the southern African country’s presidential election held last Thursday. In a statement on Monday morning, MDC Alliance Secretary for International Relations, Gladys Kudzaishe Hlatywayo, said Hichilema’s victory is a triumph for democracy in light of the growing authoritarian consolidation in some regional countries. Pindula News is publishing Hlatywayo’s statement in full below: CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO ZAMBIA’S PRESIDENT-ELECT AND THE UPND PARTY The MDC Alliance extends its warm congratulations to President-Elect Hakainde…

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