MDC-T

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MDC-TMovement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai (Zimbabwe political party)
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Harare [Zimbabwe], Jan 6 ( ANI ): Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday said he did not want to form a coalition government with the opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai (MDC-T).
Practically, the MDC-T's mistakes must be investigated alongside ZANU-PF's chicanery and hard work.
MDC-T Masvingo senator Misheck Marava seconded the motion saying men constituted only 48% of the population and their organs cannot be tampered a with.
In those days we called it arithmetic, and though the MDC-T is a party of lawyers, and in fact it is full of some of the sharpest lawyers in Zimbabwe, they don't always know the right court to go to to seek relief for their electoral grievances.
This was matched in the Assembly elections, ZANU-PF securing a landslide in the Assembly elections, winning 160 constituencies to the MDC-T's 49 (with a further seat won by an independent).
As in 2008, Zanu-PF and MDC-T are currently the two dominant parties.
Bush, including supporting an abortive coup plot in Zimbabwe in 2007, effectively became a kiss of death for the locals seeking change in Zimbabwe, especially Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) which was the main beneficiary of the Western penetration actions.
But what are Mugabe's Zanu-PF, Tsvangirai's MDC-T and Mutambara's MDC thinking?
On 16 October, MDC-T leader and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai announced that his party was "partially pulling out" not from the government proper, but "disengaging from Zanu-PF and cabinet" until all outstanding issues bedevilling the power-sharing government have been resolved.
However, Tsvangirai, whose MDC-T has 100 seats in parliament to Zanu PF's 99, and who asked for the SADC summit, has rejected the SADC decision, claiming "it does not deal with the [issues of] equitability and fairness in the allocation and distribution of all ministerial portfolios".