Courts have vindicated us, we should have simply followed constitution, says Gutu

Seasoned politician Obert Gutu says he is happy with the Supreme Court judgement which declared that Thokozani Khupe is the legitimate acting president of MDC-T, adding that it shows they were right from the onset. The judgement also compelled Khupe to organise an extraordinary congress within the next three months to choose a substantive party …

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Chamisa is no picking my calls since Supreme Court judgement, says Mwonzora

By James Martin MDC-T secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora says his efforts to get in touch with Nelson Chamisa to discuss the Supreme Court judgement have been fruitless as the MDC Alliance leader has not been picking his calls. Mwonzora said there are some MDC Alliance members who are trying to influence Chamisa not to accept the …

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I stand with Chamisa, he is the people’s President, says Chinyanganya

Kadoma Central legislator Muchineripi Chinyanganya says he still stands with Nelson Chamisa despite the Supreme Court judgement which declared that Thokozani Khupe is the legitimate leader of MDC-T. Chinyanganya joins a host of other MDC Alliance officials who have expressed their continued support to Chamisa’s leadership. In an interview, Chinyanganya who is also a legal …

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Tsvangirai finally speaks in Parliament

Glenview South legislator Vincent Tsvangirai has finally broken his five-months silence in the National Assembly. VIDEO: FULL INTERVIEW WITH VINCENT TSVANGIRAI Tsvangirai who won the Glenview South seat through a by-election in September last year is one of the sons of the late MDC founding president Morgan Tsvangirai and is currently the youngest legislator in …

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MPs abscond Parliament to drink beer

Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba has told Parliament that most legislators are absconding House business to go and drink beer in the Members Bar. Parliament has a Members Bar for legislators at its premises, where it is alleged that beer and all other types of alcoholic beverages are sold at subsidised prices to the legislators. …

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Sorry Mr Biti, I will not remove SI 142, says Mthuli

By Nkanyiso Ncube Harare East legislator Tendai Biti yesterday called on Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube to repeal SI 142, of 2019 saying the attempt to de-dollarise has failed. Speaking in the National Assembly during question and answer segment Biti said conditions for de-dollarisation did not exist adding that government’s strategy to make …

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Army should be part of the dialogue says Chamisa

By Marshall Bwanya MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says the country’s military must be included in the political dialogue as a way of addressing concerns and allaying their fears. The military which ousted former President Robert Mugabe through Operation Restore Legacy in November 2017 is believed to be holding the most important key to the country’s …

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Non-Performing MDC MPs Face Axe

Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa has threatened to weed out non-performing Members of Parliament in a bid to groom leaders that are pro-people. This emerged at a meeting in Mbare where scores of party supporters gathered to listen to Chamisa’s State of the Nation (SONA) and 2020 Agenda address. “We are …

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Privileges Committee: MDC cry foul over double prosecution

By Staff Reporter MDC Chief Whip Honourable Prosper Mutseyami says setting a Privileges Committee to investigate his party’s conduct in Parliament is like double prosecution since they have already been punished through loss of sitting allowances. The Speaker of the National Assembly a few weeks ago ruled that MDC legislators would lose their 5 months …

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Meet the MP| Miriam Mushayi| Kuwadzana| MDC

By Michelle Chifamba Kuwadzana Constituency legislator Miriam Mushayi (MDC- Alliance) is a champion for the rights of women, children and people living with disabilities. Mushayi says she hopes to use her role as a legislator to empower as many young women as possible. “I want to be able to look back and see women who …

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