Tsvangirai


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Tsvangirai

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
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" The wounds he inflicted on the country and persons, had buried any of his good deeds.When Mugabe took office in 1980, Mr Tsvangirai was 28-years-old working in a nickel mine.
Raila tweeted: "On my way to Buhera, Zimbabwe, to attend the burial of my dear late brother MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai; which is taking place tomorrow."
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.
A memorial service for Tsvangirai was held in a packed church in the capital Harare, while outside hundreds of supporters of his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) gathered.
Elias Mudzuri, a vice president of the MDC, said Mr Tsvangirai died yesterday evening in a Johannesburg hospital.
capped with a close victory in the 2008 elections, Morgan Tsvangirai s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has given President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party some torrid times, despite the fact that the opposition was walloped in last year's elections, managing 49 out of 210 elected seats compared to Zanu-PF's 160, and the fact that Tsvangirai won 31% of the vote compared to incumbent President Robert Mugabe's 61%.
In a two-paged affidavit deposed at Constitutional Court, Tsvangirai said his case, which was set for a Saturday hearing, would not go ahead, as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) had not released election material he wanted to use in the challenge.
Mr Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) boycotted the speech.
Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's prime minister, earlier promised to take legal action against the alleged fraud perpetrated by Mugabe's officials.
Addressing thousands of people at a Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) rally, Tsvangirai called for a live debate on television, "As we move closer to the election, I am also challenging Mugabe to a live debate on television, where each one of us will articulate our policies on how to make Zimbabwe a better place."
Tsvangirai said electoral and democratic reforms demanded under the new constitution cannot be finalized by July 31.
Harare: Zimbabwe police have released without charge two staffers from Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's office who were taken in for questioning two days ago, a spokesman said on Saturday.