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MDC declares Friday 16th August as a National day of peaceful protest

The MDC UK & Ireland Province is gearing up to hold a peaceful protest in solidarity with fellow Zimbabweans globally on Friday, 16th August 2019. President Nelson Chamisa made the bold announcement declaring 16th August as a day of peaceful national protests in a video address to the nation on 5th August following a week ...

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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’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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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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