Tag: MDC

Zimbabwean govt. continues crackdown on activists amid reports of torture

Silence descended on the streets of Bulawayo and central Harare in Zimbabwe on Friday, where businesses shut down. This is as Security Forces were deployed to prevent anti-government and anti-corruption protests, by opposition parties. A number of high-profile figures were arrested over the weekend. Dumisani Muleya, Chairperson of the Zimbabwe National Editors Forum joins CNBC Africa for more.

ZSE resumes trading after a month long shutdown

The Zimbabwean Stock Exchange will resume trading today after a month long shut down as the government ordered an investigation against illegal foreign dealings by some companies.

Op-Ed: A new decade has arrived, will it be Zimbabwe’s?

Economist Eddie Cross* argues why the next decade will be a crucial one for Zimbabwe. How much more can we take? I was talking to a Zimbabwean of...

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party is planning to protest next week, here’s why

Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party is planning street demonstrations next week. Here's why

Zimbabwe Ambassador lauds diaspora’s contribution to SA’s economy, urges them to invest back home

Zimbabwe's Ambassador in South Africa David Hamadziripi has applauded the diaspora business community for their role in contributing to the development of South Africa’s economy, and also urged them to consider investing back in their home country. For more CNBC Africa’s Daniel Sango caught up with the Ambassador at the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards ceremony held in Johannesburg.

MDC’s Nelson Chamisa speaks out on Zimbabwe sanctions, dialogue and elective congress

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has again called for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe. This is after United States extended sanctions by one year saying they will only be lifted, if Harare has implemented certain reforms. Joining CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha to speak on the sanctions, legitimacy issue, elective congress and the current economic challenges facing Zimbabwe is MDC Leader Nelson Chamisa.

Ex-Zimbabwe Deputy PM Mutambara lambasts Mnangangwa dialogue, calls for genuine talks to resolve crisis

Former Zimbabwe Deputy Prime Minister Professor Arthur Mutambara says Zimbabweans need to put their differences aside, and engage in a genuine national dialogue to resolve the country's worsening economic crisis. For more on the dialogue process and the newly introduced local currency Professor Mutambara spoke to CNBC Africa’s Daniel Sango.

Motlanthe Commission report on Zimbabwe’s post-election killings labelled ‘white wash’

On Tuesday afternoon Former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe released his commission report about Zimbabwe’s post-election violence. The report suggested that the police and military were the culprits of the chaos that had occurred but Advocate Chadya Tapiwa Diamond believes that the inquiry’s finding was just a waste of tax payer’s money. He joins CNBC Africa to explain why.
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