Zimbabwe: Violence Rocks Tsvangirai's Party

MDC-T primary elections have been characterised by chaos after violence broke out among members in the Manicaland province leaving one of the party's councillors seriously injured.

  • Zimbabwe:  Chaos Reigns in MDC-T Primaries

    The Herald, 10 June 2013

    THE MDC-T confirmation exercise and primary elections in Manicaland and Masvingo were characterised by chaos yesterday, with some being abandoned midway to protect sitting ... read more »

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MDC's Tendai Biti, Tapiwa Mashakada and Nelson Chamisa will contest in this year's poll.

  • Zimbabwe:  Violence Rocks MDC-T Ahead of Primaries

    Zimbabwe Standard, 9 June 2013

    MUTARE -- Violence broke out among MDC-T members in Chikanga-Dangamvura constituency on Thursday evening in Mutare ahead of a confirmation exercise today, leaving one of the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Chaos At MDC-T Headquarters

    The Herald, 7 June 2013

    HUNDREDS of MDC-T activists from Sunningdale constituency earlier today besieged the party headquarters, Harvest House, over the formation's intention to impose outgoing legislator ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC-T Youths Assault Zimind Reporter

    Zimbabwe Standard, 9 June 2013

    MDC-T youths allegedly assaulted Zimbabwe independent journalist Hebert Moyo and barred him from covering a demonstration at Harvest house last Friday. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC Rebel Legislators Face Defeat in Mat South

    The Herald, 29 May 2013

    FORMER MDC Members of Parliament who defected to MDC-T in Matabeleland South are staring defeat in their new party's primary elections as their supporters who contested in the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Primaries Expose Factionalism in MDC-T

    The Herald, 28 May 2013

    heavyweights to rig the elections in most of the party's provinces. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Democracy At Play in MDC (press release)

    Movement for Democratic Change, 27 May 2013

    The MDC takes great pride in the ongoing peaceful primary elections and confirmation exercises to choose members who will represent the party in the upcoming watershed elections. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Japajapa Lambasts MDC-T for Candidate Imposition

    The Herald, 29 May 2013

    MDC-T aspiring candidate for Warren Park Mr Paddington Japajapa has castigated the party's leadership for its double standards after he was disqualified to represent the party in ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC-T in Bid to Mask Violence

    The Herald, 29 May 2013

    THE embattled MDC-T party is trying to cover up cases of intra-party violence during its primary elections amid revelations that it was levelling accusations against Zanu-PF and ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  No Shocks From MDC-T Primaries in Matabeleland South

    SW Radio Africa, 28 May 2013

    Voting passed off peacefully in the MDC-T primary elections in Matabeleland South on Monday and with a general election looming the party is already targeting highly prized ZANU PF ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Masvingo MDC-T in Turmoil

    The Herald, 28 May 2013

    Political temperatures in the faction-riddled MDC-T in Masvingo continue to rise ahead of party primary elections this weekend with reports of growing disillusionment over attempts ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC Primary Elections in Full Swing (press release)

    Movement for Democratic Change, 27 May 2013

    The MDC primary elections are in full swing with the party having completed the confirmation process of sitting MPs in three provinces by the end of the day on Sunday. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC-T Primary Elections Produce Interesting Results

    SW Radio Africa, 27 May 2013

    This weekend's round of internal confirmations and primaries in the MDC-T party produced interesting results, with a number of senior and two term parliamentarians being knocked ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Competition for MDC-T Bigwigs

    The Herald, 25 May 2013

    MDC-T primary elections to choose candidates to represent it in the harmonised elections set for this year begin in Harare, Bulawayo and Chitungwiza today with several bigwigs ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Primary Elections Gain Momentum (press release)

    Movement for Democratic Change, 26 May 2013

    The primary elections have gained momentum as teams have been deployed to Chitungwiza and Bulawayo after successfully conducting the orderly exercise in Harare on Saturday. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Vote of No Confidence Passed for Seven MDC-T Sitting MPs in Harare

    SW Radio Africa, 26 May 2013

    Results of MDC-T primary elections and confirmation exercise held in Harare on Saturday show that party members passed a vote of no confidence in seven sitting Members of ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC-T Bigwigs Fall in Primaries

    Zimbabwe Standard, 26 May 2013

    Confirmation of sitting MP's and MDC-T primary elections to choose candidates ahead of forthcoming elections started in Harare yesterday with several party heavyweights and cabinet ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Tsvangirai Reads Riot Act to Aspiring Parliamentary Candidates

    SW Radio Africa, 24 May 2013

    The MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday read the riot act to aspiring parliamentarians from his party, warning them against polluting the primary elections with vote ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC Holds Candidate Orientation Before Primaries (press release)

    Movement for Democratic Change, 24 May 2013

    President Tsvangirai today urged the more than 900 MDC aspiring parliamentary candidates to always uphold the MDC's values and principles, shun from any form of violence, ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Political Deal Cutting As MDC-T Primaries Begin

    Zimbabwe Independent, 24 May 2013

    The MDC-T's long-awaited primary elections commence this weekend amid accusations that behind the scenes some aspiring candidates are cutting deals while others have subtly been ... read more »