Published: Thu, February 22, 2018
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Mnangagwa praises late Tsvangirai

Mnangagwa praises late Tsvangirai

Nelson Chamisa has won leadership of the opposition party, which holds the second largest number of seats in Zimbabwe's parliament.

Supporters hold photos of the late Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai during a public funeral ceremony in Harare, Zimbabwe, on February 19, 2018. Tsvangirai had been the MDC-T's only leader since its formation in 1999. "We need fair, free and credible elections this year".

Some party members are disputing Chamisa's appointment, saying Mudzuri, who was acting leader for a while as Tsvangirai underwent treatment, or Khupe is the MDC-T's acting leader or rightful heir.

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He had beaten long-time ruler Mugabe in the first round of presidential elections that year, narrowly coming short of garnering enough votes to be declared the victor.

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Mnangagwa said military involvement was standard procedure for state funerals and Tsvangirai had served as prime minister in the 2009-2013 coalition government.

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Thousands of Zimbabweans, some from the country's main opposition Movement for Democratic Change, clad in red, thronged Freedom Square in the capital to bid farewell to the late Morgan Tsvangirai. "We will always remember him".

In the end, the opposition leader made the same mistake that Mugabe did, political analyst Alexander Rusero said: Even as his health deteriorated Tsvangirai failed to "anoint" a successor.

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