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News Zimbabwe » Trade: Morgan Tsvangirai, the enduring face of Zimbabwe's opposition dies

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/morgan-tsvangirai-enduring-face-zimbabwes-opposition-dies-195627093.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

After working as a weaver for two years he became a foreman at a nickel mine in Mashonaland, northern Zimbabwe, where he would stay for 10 years until taking the plunge and becoming a trade unionist. - Ushered in relative calm - Unlike most of Zimbabwe's ...

News Zimbabwe » Trade: Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/zimbabwe-opposition-leader-morgan-tsvangirai-dies-180214191937072.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

At independence from Britain in 1980, Tsvangirai became branch chairman of the National Mine Workers Union, rising through the ranks to become secretary-general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) in 1988, a post he relinquished when he formed ...

News Zimbabwe » Trade: Zimbabwe: Morgan Tsvangirai, a political leader who fought for human rights

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/02/zimbabwe-morgan-tsvangirai-a-political-leader-who-fought-for-human-rights/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

“His death will be felt as a serious blow by those who continue to struggle for human rights, rule of law and social justice in Zimbabwe.” Following a career as a trade unionist, Morgan Tsvangirai rose to the centre of Zimbabwean politics in the late ...

News Zimbabwe » Trade: Zimbabwe: Obituary - Morgan Tsvangirai 'A Veteran Opposition Fighter Who Never Reached His Goal'

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802150013.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In 1997, when he was secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), he survived an assassination attempt by assailants who tried to throw him out of his 10th floor office window in central Harare. The attack was believed to be in ...

News Zimbabwe » Trade: Zimbabwe offers to pay for Tsvangirai funeral expenses

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-tsvangirai/zimbabwe-offers-to-pay-for-tsvangirai-funeral-expenses-idUSKCN1FZ0TX
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has made no public statement yet on the former trade union leader’s death but postponed a trip to Bulawayo in the south of Zimbabwe due to other “pressing commitments”, the state-owned Herald newspaper ...

News Zimbabwe » Trade: Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Tsvangirai Passes Away

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/15/zimbabwe-opposition-leader-tsvangirai-passes-away
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Tsvangirai, age 65, succumbed to colon cancer at a South African hospital yesterday. A former trade unionist, Tsvangirai was the face of Zimbabwe’s democracy struggle against the repressive rule of then-president Robert Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party.

News Zimbabwe » Trade: Morgan Tsvangirai: The president Zimbabwe never had

News channel or source: https://face2faceafrica.com/article/morgan-tsvangirai-president-zimbabwe-never
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Tsvangirai’s dint of hard work and untiring passion for a better Zimbabwe saw him rise through the ranks to become one of the party’s senior officials. He was also a prominent figure and leader of the Zimbabwean Trade Union Movement. However ...

News Zimbabwe » Trade: China, Zimbabwe trade to hit US$1bln

News channel or source: http://www.newzimbabwe.com/business-9176-China,+Zimbabwe+trade+to+hit+US$1bln/business.aspx
Publication date: hursday 27 September 2012

BILATERAL trade between Zimbabwe and China surged 20 percent to US$533 million US dollars in the first five months of 2012, compared to the same period last year, an official said on Thursday. Speaking during the 63rd independence anniversary of China ...

News Zimbabwe » Trade: Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies at 65

News channel or source: http://www.newser.com/article/e453e0cb3aaa4d2eb3065f28149dc77e/zimbabwe-opposition-leader-morgan-tsvangirai-dies-at-65.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

When Zimbabwe became independent in 1980, Tsvangirai joined Mugabe's ZANU-PF party and became active in trade unions, rising to become secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions. The labor organization had been a rubber stamp supporter of ...

News Zimbabwe » Trade: Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dead at 65

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/14/Zimbabwe-opposition-leader-Morgan-Tsvangirai-dead-at-65/1801518647767/?spt=rrs&or=8
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

He later rose to become head of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions and as congress severed ties with Zanu-PF, Tsvangirai led a series of strikes in late 1997 and early 1998. In 1999 Tsvangirai founded the Movement for Democratic Change which became a ...