NSSA corruption an indictment on Mnangagwa government

The NSSA scandal is an indictment on the Mnangagwa government that it is rotten to the core and it cannot self-correct. As the MDC, we applaud ZACC’s apprehension of one suspect in the person of Prisca Mupfumira, but we firmly believe a complete overhaul of the institution is required in the wake of reports that …

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Power and energy situation: Government must declare state of emergency

The MDC is deeply concerned about the worsening power black-outs and fuel shortages in the country. The country is grappling with severe power and fuel shortages which have affected households and what is left of our industry, culminating in a severe transport crisis and the introduction of punishing load-shedding schedules, especially during peak hours. The …

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MDC launches RELOAD rallies and grassroots engagement programme

The MDC this weekend launches nationwide *RELOAD* rallies as well as a robust nationwide consultation programme in the party’s districts to engage the people on the key national grievances so as to collectively chart the way forward in the wake of the deteriorating situation in the country. The party’s national leadership will this weekend commence …

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MDC’s Japajapa convicted on trumped up charge

The MDC is deeply concerned at the conviction and sentencing of national executive member Paddington Japajapa on trumped-up charges of inciting public violence. Mr. Japajapa was convicted and sentenced to three years yesterday for, among other things, claiming that the July 2018 vote was rigged, a position shared by millions of Zimbabweans. The verdict against …

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MDC Vice President Lynette Karenyi lands top WAFA post

The MDC would like to congratulate its Vice President Lynette Karenyi for landing a top international post. It is hoped that the elevation of Hon. Karenyi will help the MDC enhance its regional presence across Africa. Hon. Karenyi was over the weekend elected as the Women’s Academy for Africa (WAFA) Deputy Treasurer General. The elections …

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Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Must Act on the Minister of Health Abuse of State Resources for Elections

A leaked document revealing Zanu PF’s use of NATPHAM to buy votes is not only unfortunate but demonstrates the contradictions arresting Zimbabwean democracy are still with us, observer mission noted in the 2018 election that state resources are abused in favour of one party. A continuation of the same means Zanu PF has no intention …

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MDC believes in non-violence, legality and constitutionalism

The MDC notes with deep worry and concern that Hon. Job Sikhala’s statements made during a rally in Bikita East over the weekend have caused uproar and the party wishes to clarify its position regarding the same. It is the party’s view that Hon. Sikhala’s views as expressed at the rally and widely quoted in …

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