Morgan Tsvangirai and Joice Mujuru would seek to form coalition government to bring political change. President Robert Mugabe has run Zimbabwe since 1980.
Zimbabwe is due to hold its next presidential and parliamentary election by July 2018. Mugabe has been endorsed as the ruling party’s presidential candidate.
Evan Mawarire – whose #ThisFlag movement led the biggest anti-government rallies in a decade in 2016 – is also charged with inciting violence and insulting the national flag.
Patrick Mugadza, a preacher, told journalists last week that he had received a prophecy from God that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe would die on Oct. 17.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe who has ruled Zimbabwe for 36 years, hinted at his possible retirement, but said he would leave office on his own terms.
Moyo, a senior ZANU-PF official, said in a public statement that Mnangagwa was illegally using the anti-graft commission to further his political career.
The world thought Mugabe would be another leader who would champion Western interests. The glaring inconsistency in its policy has made the West a joke.
“They are thinking that what happened in the Arab Spring is going to happen in this country but we tell them that it is not going to happen here,” Mugabe.