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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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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...


Mugabe wins voting day drama

Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) initially saw the Southern African Development Community summit in Maputo on 15 June as a victory...


A change of register

In spite of all the chaos, Premier Morgan Tsvangirai’s wing of the Movement for Democratic Change seems better prepared than many had feared...


Electoral roll on, roll off

This, however, owes more to the partisan zeal of his henchmen than to Morgan Tsvangirai’s wing of the Movement for Democratic Change...


A June meddling

President Robert Mugabe is insisting on general elections by 29 June, when the present Parliament ends, despite the objections of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai...


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