Press Releases

MDC POSITION ON THE STATE OF THE NATION AND WAY FORWARD

The Zimbabwean economy is in a deep crisis as manifested by a proliferation of unresolved deepening monetary, fiscal, social and political headaches which the illegitimate regime has clearly failed to arrest. The problem in Zimbabwe is a Confidence-cum-Legitimacy crisis. The recent SONA and the preceding RBZ ban on cash-in, cash-back and cash-out platforms are desperate ...

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UN vindicates MDC position on human rights abuses in Zimbabwe

The MDC commends the United Nations Special Rapporteur Mr. Clement Nyaletsossi Voule for a candid assessment on the palpable lack of enjoyment of the rights of peaceful assembly and association following his official 10-day visit to Zimbabwe between 17 and 27 September 2019. Mr. Clement Nyaletsossi Voule joins the long list of international stakeholders who ...

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MDC demands immediate release of Dr Peter Magombeyi

The MDC is extremely shocked by the forced disappearance of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors’ Association (ZHDA) Acting President, Dr Peter Magombeyi; who was allegedly abducted by three men late on Saturday night. The MDC condemns in the strongest terms the use of such barbaric methods in settling disputes by the regime; whose job it is ...

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MDC Condemns Political Persecution of Leaders Chibaya and Masara

The MDC strongly condemns the on-going political persecution of our national Organising Secretary Amos Chibaya and his Deputy Sibusisiwe Bhuda Masara. The two people’s movement leaders appeared at the Harare Magistrates courts on Thursday morning. They were further remanded to the 8th October 2019. The duo are already out on bail. They were both arrested ...

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President Nelson Chamisa’s statement on the situation in South Africa

WE MUST BUILD A NEW AFRICA! The attacks against fellow Africans in South Africa are appalling and heartbreaking. We call upon our African brothers and sisters to show a full sense of brotherhood and sisterhood consistent with the timeless wisdom of Ubuntu. Brother against brother or Sister against sister is inimical to Ubuntu. Extremely disturbing ...

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President Chamisa condolences to the Mugabe family and Zimbabwe

My condolences to the Mugabe family and Africa for the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding President. This is a dark moment for the family because a giant among them has fallen. May the Lord comfort them. Even though I and our party, the MDC, and the Zimbabwean people had great political differences with the late ...

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President Chamisa thanks Zimbabwe and sets next steps for way ahead

1/15 All said and done, I acknowledge you the peace loving people of Zimbabwe. I salute those who supported the march despite the challenge. To those who got injured and were assaulted, I wish you quick recovery. Your bravery and courage are not in vain. We shall overcome! 2/15 To the regional leaders, their countries, ...

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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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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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