Tsvangirai


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Tsvangirai

(tsvænˈɡɪərɪ)
n
(Biography) Morgan. born 1952, Zimbabwean trade unionist and politician; leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, the main opposition party to President Mugabe's Zanu-PF since 1999; prime minister (2009–2013)
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Former President Robert Mugabe marked his birthday Morgan Tsvangirai was buried.
19 (ANI): Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Sunday said that his government will fulfill all its promises made to the late former prime minister and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.
Nasa chief Raila Odinga left for Zimbabwe on Monday to attend the burial of Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.
Zimbabwe's president has called on all citizens to unite to mourn opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who died of colon cancer last week.
ZIMBABWE'S main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died at the age of 65, a spokesman for his MDC party said.
It would seem that losing the July 2013 general elections did much harm to the once- formidable opposition MDC-T in Zimbabwe, now split between secretary general Tendai Biti (right) and its leader Morgan Tsvangirai (below).
Harare, Shawwal 9, 1434, Aug 16, 2013, SPA -- Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai late Friday withdrew a court case in which he intended to challenge the re-election of President Robert Mugabe last month, according to dpa.
Mr Mugabe won 61% of the vote in the election on 31 July, while Mr Tsvangirai came second with 35% and Welshman Ncube third with 3%, according to official results.
The commission has announced that Mugabe, 89, won 61% of the vote, while challenger Morgan Tsvangirai took 34%.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has called on his rivals to participate in a live TV debate ahead of the country's upcoming elections next week.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, however, has strongly condemned the president's move, accusing Mugabe of unilaterally forcing elections on a preferred date.
Spiwe Vera and Elizabeth Banda were apprehended just days after four aides to Tsvangirai and their lawyer were arrested on the day the country held a key referendum on a new constitution.