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  1. Zim activists demand apolitical reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    ... as the Southern African Development Community. So far, neither Zanu PF nor the opposition Movement for Democratic Change have reacted. The MDC and its leader Morgan Tsvangirai won elections in 2008, but Zanu PF was rescued by former president Thabo ...

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  2. .com | #ThisFlag movement targets rural ZimbabweansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    ... an opportunity for investors, according to The Patriot, a Zanu-PF newspaper. Since the Movement for Democratic Change was founded in 1999, voting in this southern African country has been sharply split between support for the opposition in urban ...

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  3. 'Beginning of the end' for Robert Mugabe as his own supporters attack himRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Metro UK News

    Robert Mugabe appears to be losing his grip on power after a group of his staunchest allies denounced him as dictatorial. War veterans described how Mugabe and his allies had 'devoured the values of the liberation struggle in utter disregard of the constitution'.

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  4. Zimbabwe's MDC opposition hails war veterans' Mugabe rebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Yahoo!

    Zimbabwe's main opposition on Friday praised war veterans for "finally seeing the light" after the long-time allies of President Robert Mugabe denounced him as "dictatorial". The Movement for Democratic Change "would like to whole-heartedly thank and salute war veterans for publicly acknowledging that Robert Mugabe has outlived his relevance and should immediately proceed to resign," it said in a statement.

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  5. .com | We are telling the world our story, says Zim protest pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | News24

    The UN's rights office has voiced concern over rising tensions in Uganda following the arrest of opposition leaders and intimidation. Harare - Freed protest pastor Evan Mawarire says Zimbabweans are finally telling the world their story - and nothing's going to stop them.

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  6. Why Pastor Mawarire's revolution took holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Iol.co.za

    ... of the urban middle class said they had too much to lose to be seen in public supporting the Movement for Democratic Change when it emerged in 1999. It drew its first support from the trade unions and therefore the working class. Since then the ...

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  7. Woman are beating pots to bring down the Zimbabwe governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Metro UK News

    'These pots that we are beating are no longer cooking anything at home this is why we brought them to say we no longer have anything to cook. We are starving,' Thokozani Khupe, Movement for Democratic Change vice president said while addressing women who took part in the march.

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  8. .com | Zimbabwe women in pot-beating protest against MugabeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | News24

    Hundreds of women in Zimbabwe on Saturday demonstrated against President Robert Mugabe's government by beating pots, symbolising a nation facing starvation and economic hardships. The march organised by the main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change , dubbed the #BeatThePot campaign, took place in Zimbabwe's second largest city of Bulawayo.

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  9. Zimbabwe women in pot-beating protest against MugabeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Yahoo!

    Hundreds of women in Zimbabwe on Saturday demonstrated against President Robert Mugabe's government by beating pots, symbolising a nation facing starvation and economic hardships. The march organised by the main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change , dubbed the #BeatThePot campaign, took place in Zimbabwe's second largest city of Bulawayo.

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  10. Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Keeps Eyes On the BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | AllAfrica.com

    President Robert Mugabe is under pressure from an unlikely political spectre: it is not the British, nor is it Morgan Tsvangirai and his Movement for Democratic Change , twin dark forces that have haunted him in the last two decades. This time, the spectre is a man who has been the fulcrum of his rule; his deputy in the party and government, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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  11. .com | Zim riot police, MDC supporters clash in HarareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | News24

    Outgoing French ambassador to Zimbabwe, Laurent Delahousse, has denied claims that he is behind the recent unrest in the southern African country, a report says. Harare Zimbabwean riot police clashed with opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai 's supporters who had gathered to welcome him back home after a month-long hospital stay in South Africa, reports said on Friday.

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  12. Editorial: #ThisFlag gives Zimbabwe hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Mail & Guardian

    Zimbabweans internationally and at home took to social media to support the #ThisFlag protest, started by pastor Evan Mawarire who shared a video under this name online. In a pious moment, Thabo Mbeki, then president and engaged in "quiet diplomacy" in conflict-torn Zimbabwe, said it was up to the people of Zimbabwe to decide on their government and their future.

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  13. .com | Mugabe won't be 'tweeted' out of power, says Zanu-PF officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | News24

    ... those with good memories pointed out that police raiding the headquarters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change in March 2015, shortly after the disappearance of activist Itai Dzamara, were also looking for a missing helmet and "baton ...

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  14. .com | Rights groups slam charges against Zim pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | News24

    A conservation group working in north-western Zimbabwe says it has noticed hippo in the Hwange National Park eating elephant dung. That was the reaction of one of Zimbabwe's best-known human rights lawyers, David Coltart, on hearing that Evan Mawarire, the pastor who has led calls for peaceful stayaways in the troubled southern African country, had been charged on Tuesday with inciting public violence.

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  15. .com | Zim police call in protest pastor for questioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | News24

    ... has maintained that all anti-government protests must be non-violent. The main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has lost support in recent years. Mawarire, who has written books on sex and marriage, is rapidly becoming the face of many ...

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  16. .com | 2 Zim activists allegedly abducted by secret policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | News24

    ... ting Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, a report says. Zimbabwe's main opposition party the Movement for Democratic Change has thanked thousands of Zimbabwean for staging a "resoundingly successful" stay away.

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  17. .com | Zim pastor denies detention rumoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | News24

    ... Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, a report says. Zimbabwe's main opposition party the Movement for Democratic Change has thanked thousands of Zimbabwean for staging a "resoundingly successful" stay away. Viewers of Zimbabwe's state ZBC television ...

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  18. .com | Former Zanu-PF activist arrested for insulting Mugabe released on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | News24

    Zimbabwe's main opposition party the Movement for Democratic Change has thanked thousands of Zimbabwean for staging a "resoundingly successful" stay away. Harare - Former Zanu-PF activist, Acie Lumumba, has been released on bail of $400 after being arrested for insulting President Robert Mugabe , a report said on Thursday.

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  19. Bulawayo tense but calm after unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Iol.co.za

    A tense calm has prevailed amid a heavy police deployment as the situation slowly returned to normal in Zimbabwe's second largest city of Bulawayo on Thursday after a day of city-wide riots during which protesters blocked roads with burning tyres, torched vehicles, looted shops and fought running battles with anti-riot police. The violence erupted early on Wednesday morning as thousands of Zimbabwean heeded calls for a mass stay-away to protest alleged government corruption and force long-time ruler President Robert Mugabe to step down for failing to solve the multi-faceted economic crisis which has deteriorated alarmingly over the last two months.

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  20. .com | Zimbabweans want to know if popular newsreader believes the official 'news'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | News24

    Zimbabwe's main opposition party the Movement for Democratic Change has thanked thousands of Zimbabwean for staging a "resoundingly successful" stay away. Harare - Did a popular newsreader on Zimbabwe's state ZBC television channel really believe that Wednesday's nationwide shutdown had failed? Viewers of ZBC television are asking if Rumbidzai Takawira, who is widely known as NewsBae, agreed with the news she appeared to be dutifully reading out on the main evening news bulletin on Wednesday.

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