Zimbabwe Opposition Debates Boycott

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's threat to boycot government in protest to the country's disputed election may split his party, New Zimbabwe has reported.

  • Zimbabwe:  Tsvangirai Faces Party Revolt

    New Zimbabwe, 5 August 2013

    SOME of the newly elected MDC-T MPs have vowed to defy the party if it orders a boycott of Parliament to protest what the leadership has dismissed as a fraudulent election. read more »

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Morgan Tsvangirai after casting his vote in Harare.

  • Zimbabwe:  Tsvangirai Faces Intra-Party Rebellion

    The Herald, 5 August 2013

    EMBATTLED MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai faces an intra-party rebellion with several senior members elected into the National Assembly yesterday declaring that they would not ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC Disappoints Once Again

    Deutsche Welle, 5 August 2013

    Robert Mugabe will soon begin his seventh term in office as Zimbabwe's president. Nighboring countries say the elections were free. The opposition has protested but it, too, is to ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Dear Morgan - It's About the Election Strategy, Stupid! (analysis)

    Daily Maverick, 5 August 2013

    In Zimbabwe, Zanu-PF supporters in the throes of victory have been walking through the streets carrying shovels, calling on their re-elected president Robert Mugabe to bury the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC-T Pullout Won't Affect Parliament - Zvoma

    The Herald, 5 August 2013

    THE resolution by MDC-T's national council that the party's legislators withdraw from Parliament in solidarity with losing candidates to protest alleged rigging will not impact on ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC Loses the Battle. Will It Lose the War? (analysis)

    Daily Maverick, 5 August 2013

    Official results say Robert Mugabe and his Zanu-PF have thumped Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC-T in Zimbabwe's eighth election since independence. President Jacob Zuma has already backed ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Complacency Cost MDC-T--Analysts

    Zimbabwe Standard, 4 August 2013

    MDC-T lost last week's election because it concentrated on wrestling power from Zanu PF in the four years it was in government instead of trying to win the hearts of the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Zanu-PF Regrouped As MDC-T Snoozed (editorial)

    Zimbabwe Standard, 4 August 2013

    So Fair and Foul a Day Have I Ever Seen! the Battle Has Been Lost and Won. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Tsvangirai Not Giving Up MDC-T Leadership

    New Zimbabwe, 4 August 2013

    MORGAN Tsvangirai has said he does not have any immediate plans to step down as MDC-T leader despite woefully fluffing his latest attempt to dislodge President Robert Mugabe from ... read more »

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