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Morgan Tsvangirai

Zimbabwean PM Tsvangirai rejects July election deadline set by President Mugabe

Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has rejected yesterday's declaration by President Robert Mugabe of an election on July 31, accusing his rival of breaching the constitution and creating a political crisis.

Friday, 14 June, 2013, 3:47am

Zimbabwe court grants Mugabe poll wish

Zimbabwe’s high court has granted President Robert Mugabe’s wish to postpone by-elections until next year, when the country will vote a successor to its shaky power-sharing government.

3 Oct 2012 - 6:43pm

Zimbabwean PM marries bride despite court ruling against it

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has circumvented a court ruling blocking his wedding after an ex-lover tried to stop the union.

17 Sep 2012 - 4:55am

Tsvangirai enters into his Faustian bargain

Last Wednesday, in Harare, Morgan Tsvangirai drank the poisoned chalice, knowing that it was poisoned. He was sworn in as prime minister of Zimbabwe, in a government that is still controlled by his deadly enemy, President Robert Mugabe.

16 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

the five Ws

Your primer to an issue in the news

What?

There is further crisis in Zimbabwe with opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai announcing he is withdrawing from the presidential run-off election due to take place on Friday.

Who?

25 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Revolution appears Zimbabwe's last hope

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai was right to withdraw from the run-off presidential 'election' in Zimbabwe on Sunday. Thousands of his supporters have been kidnapped and tortured by President Robert Mugabe's thugs since the campaign started, and 86 have been murdered already.

24 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Pilot's ordeal ends after Harare court dismisses overstaying charge

A Hong Kong helicopter pilot detained in Zimbabwe before its elections is free after a court cleared him of a charge of overstaying in the country.

5 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

HK helicopter pilot faces Harare court

A Hong Kong helicopter pilot arrested in Zimbabwe last week appeared in a Harare court yesterday to face a minor immigration-related charge, his father said.

2 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Hong Kong pilot faces fraud charge

Hong Kong pilot Brent Smyth, detained at an airport in Zimbabwe as he prepared to transport the main opposition presidential candidate to election rallies, has been charged with fraud, media reports say.

28 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

HK pilot faces fraud charge

Hong Kong pilot Brent Smyth, detained at an airport in Zimbabwe this week as he prepared to transport the main opposition presidential candidate to election rallies, has been charged with fraud, media reports say.

28 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

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