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Zimbabwe

Morgan Richard Tsvangirai

Date of Birth: 10 March 1954
Place of Birth: Gutu, Zimbabwe
Died: 14 February 2018


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State corruption complicates succession battles

Plagued by its own faction fighting which pits its leader Morgan Tsvangirai against ex-Energy Minister Elton Mangoma the MDC has made little capital out of the growing disarray in the ZANU-PF government...


Wasting assets

Its amorous leader Morgan Tsvangirai is not only embroiled in another romance but faces questions about the use of aid money...


Arms-for-minerals trades exposed

The deals were kept from their partners in government the Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai and a breakaway MDC formation led by Welshman Ncube...


Struggles with the economy

Her vote ballooned from 5 000 in 2008 to 17 000 while that of Morgan Tsvangirai's wing of the MDC rose from 6 000 to 11 000...


ZANU-PF power struggles resume

With Morgan Tsvangirai worrying about his exit package and his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) no longer a parliamentary threat the ZANU-PF leadership can put the fast-fading nightmare of four years' power-sharing behind it and get on with the business of competing for the succession to President Robert Mugabe who turns 90 in February...


The waiting game begins

Mugabe has also resisted the temptation to untangle the costly governmental deadlock and give MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai a face-saving way out...


Inside ZANU-PF's electoral coup

Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's triumphalist eve-of-poll rally had convinced the capital that a change of regime was at hand so it was unprepared for President Robert Mugabe's win with 61% of the national vote with the Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) taking three quarters of the 210 parliamentary seats...


Fury follows calm elections

The stage is set for days perhaps weeks of confrontation following claims by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and local monitoring groups of extensive rigging in the 31 July elections...

However within hours of the close of voting on 31 July Morgan Tsvangirai announced that there had been ‘monumental fraud' in the elections...


Rushing and cheating

Careful not to offend sensibilities about age 61-year-old Morgan Tsvangirai has taken a more nuanced line...


Election fever and finance

That may not be enough to help Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's faction of the MDC which we hear is struggling to raise election campaign funds even at this late stage...


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