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08 October 2018 1:30 PM 2018 'a tough year for MDC', says Chamisa as he mourns Tsvangirai's brother

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly described 2018 as a tough year for his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Chamisa said this in a statement as he comforted the Tsvangirai family following the death of former MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai's brother, Casper. "The year 2018 has been unkind 38

21 February 2018 3:54 PM Mugabe 'finally' sends condolence message to Tsvangirai's family – report

Harare – Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly "finally broken his silence" and sent a last minute condolence message to his late rival, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's family. According to New Zimbabwe.com, the message from Mugabe was confirmed by the Movement for Democratic Change's acting president Nelson Chamisa just before the coffin 48

20 February 2018 12:06 PM Malema describes as 'nonsensical' the manner in which Tsvangirai was denied power by Mugabe in 2008

According to NewsDay, Malema described as "nonsensical" the manner in which Tsvangirai was denied power by former president Robert Mugabe after winning elections in 2008. He said this would never be allowed to happen in South Africa. Tsvangirai was denied to take over as leader of the southern African country by Mugabe and the ruling Zanu-PF party after 83

20 February 2018 8:04 AM MDC leader Tsvangirai to be laid to rest in his rural home village

Harare – Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is set to be laid to rest on Tuesday in his rural home village of Buhera. Reports on Tuesday indicated that Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who arrived in the country on Monday was set to attend Tsvangirai’s burial. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Odinga said that Tsvangirai's death had "left 39

19 February 2018 8:04 AM Tsvangirai's death: Mugabe remains 'conspicuously silent', says report

Harare – Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly not said a word since the death of his toughest rival Morgan Tsvangirai. The former trade union stalwart, who posed the most formidable challenge to Mugabe’s nearly four-decade hold on power, died on Wednesday last week in a hospital in South Africa where he was being treated for colon cancer 55

19 February 2018 6:30 AM Mnangagwa visits Tsvangirai's family as MDC faces nasty power struggles

Harare - Zimbabwe's president on Sunday visited the home of deceased opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to pay condolences to his family and to urge unity as power struggles within the opposition have heightened tensions. President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged that his government will meet hospital and funeral expenses for Tsvangirai, who died of colon 45

17 February 2018 12:00 PM MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai to be buried on Tuesday, says son

Cape Town – Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is set to be buried on Tuesday, his son Edwin Tsvangirai has said. Edwin confirmed during an interview with News24 that the Zimbabwean government was assisting with repatriation and funeral arrangements. "He (Tsvangirai) will be repatriated back home on Saturday evening. He will then be buried 93

17 February 2018 5:10 AM No hero status for Tsvangirai… Mnangagwa offers state-assisted funeral

According to NewsDay, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his government was assisting the Tsvangirai's family in making arrangement to repatriate his body from South Africa. "I have discussed with my colleagues what honour we are going to give him. We gave him state assisted funeral. Everything will be taken care of by the state," Mnangagwa was quoted 63

16 February 2018 6:30 AM Top Africa stories: Tsvangirai, Mnangagwa, Ethiopia

Harare - Zimbabwe was plunged into grief on Thursday following the death of veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, roundly praised as a hero, champion of democracy and symbol of resistance who will be hard to replace. The former trade union stalwart who posed the most formidable challenge to the ruling Zanu PF party's nearly four-decade hold on power 48

16 February 2018 6:30 AM Ramaphosa says Tsvangirai will be remembered for his 'profound role in Zim politics'

Cape Town – President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to Zimbabwe, following the passing away of veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai. "On behalf of the government and people of South Africa, President Ramaphosa has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr Tsvangirai, the government and people of Zimbabwe on this sad loss. "He assured 52