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Nelson Chamisa

Date of Birth: 2 February 1978
Place of Birth: Gutu


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Reconciliation and a reckoning

Regional friendsHichilema's victory has been hailed by opposition politicians in the region with figures such as Zimbabwe's Tendai Biti and Nelson Chamisa Tanzania's Zitto Kabwe and South Africa's Mmusi Maimane attending the inauguration...


Repression, guns and new laws

Not only is this decision a challenge to the president's authority having extended Malaba's term himself on 11 May it also removes a key senior figure who has been a useful supporter of Mnangagwa – in particular condoning Mnangagwa's ascendance in the 2017 coup and ruling in his favour when opposition leader Nelson Chamisa challenged the 2018 election results...

The opposition is in disarray after a March 2020 court ruling that found MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa had been unconstitutionally elected to the party's vice-presidency and could not have lawfully risen to its helm after founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai died in 2017...


Gutting the opposition

Senior Zanu-PF official Patrick Chinamasa is on record saying that the Zimbabwean government cannot work with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa because he is a traitor who has called for sanctions...


Mnangagwa digs in

In a highly contentious judgment the Supreme Court ruled that Nelson Chamisa the President's leading opposition candidate in the 2018 presidential elections had been unlawfully elevated to the leadership of the Movement for Democratic Change...


Mnangagwa in search of enemies

We hear that several in this ruling group now favour either Chiwenga or General Sibusiso Moyo to take over from Mnangagwa in a palace coup that would allow the formation of a National Transitional Authority in consultation with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa...

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Tsvangirai’s house divided

Without a political resolution to these legal fights – such as leader of main MDC-A faction Nelson Chamisa reaching out to Khupe and her new ally Douglas Mwonzora in MDC-T – the opposition parties will be badly divided as they go into the 2023 elections...


Rule by rivalry

One scenario doing speculative rounds is that the military could force Mnangagwa to 'retire' in a dignified fashion after which the military would share power with the opposition MDC-Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa...


Power struggles and inflation

ConcernThe Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa will continue to pursue a dialogue to establish a National Transitional Authority...


Mourning and machinations

Even when Mugabe announced that he would vote for opposition leader Nelson Chamisa in the 2018 election the result was not dramatically altered (AC Vol 59 No 16 A disputed crown for the crocodile)...


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