Tension Rises Around Funeral and Burial of Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has assured the family of MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai that the government will fulfil pledges made to the politician. "He gave me a list of things he wanted addressed and I gave him my word that the issues would be addressed," said President Mnangagwa on a visit to Tsvangirai's Harare residence. MDC-T vice president Nelson Chamisa and Tsvangirai's wife Elizabeth  Macheka attended  the event despite threats by Tsvangirai's mother that she would commit suicide if the two were allowed near the funeral.



  • Zimbabwe:   Govt to Fulfil Pledges to Tsvangirai

    The Herald, 19 February 2018

    President Mnangagwa yesterday assured the family of MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai that Government will fulfil the pledges he made to the politician regarding his welfare.… Read more »

President Emmerson Mnangagwa consoles Morgan Tsvangirai’s mother Mbuya Lydia Chibwe Tsvangirai and other mourners at the MDC-T leader’s residence in Highlands, Harare on Sunday February 18.

  • Zimbabwe:   Tension As Wife, Party Leader Chamisa Show Up at Tsvangirai Home

    The Herald, 19 February 2018

    There was tension at MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai's residence in Highlands, Harare, yesterday, as family members deliberately ignored his widow Ms Elizabeth Macheka and left… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   War Vets Mourn Tsvangirai

    The Herald, 19 February 2018

    PF secretary for war veterans Cde Victor Matemadanda has paid tribute to MDC-T Mr Morgan Tsvangirai for his contribution to the development of politics after Independence. In an… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Tsvangirai's Son Endorses Chamisa

    263Chat, 18 February 2018

    Richard Tsvangirai, youngest son to the late Morgan Tsvangirai, has all but endorsed MDC-T acting president Nelson Chamisa as the successor to his father, amid family and party… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chamisa Barred From Tsvangirai Funeral

    Zimbabwe Standard, 18 February 2018

    Self-imposed acting MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa's fallout with the family of the late party leader Morgan Tsvangirai deepened yesterday when the veteran opposition leader's mother… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Tsvangirai - Army Takes Over Body, Sparks Fury

    Zimbabwe Standard, 18 February 2018

    Former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai's body arrived in Harare from South Africa yesterday afternoon amid chaotic scenes after the government decided to take it to an army… Read more »

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