Category: Agreements

The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) held its first Congress

On this day in 2000, inaugural Congress of the Movement for Democratic Change was held, in Chitungwiza. It was aimed at providing a standing constitution. The Movement for Democratic Change adopted, amended the name, its headquarters of the party, legal status, aims, values, objectives and culture of the MDC.

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The former President of Zimbabwe Robert Gabriel Mugabe (late) signed election commission and electoral bill

On this day in 2005, former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe (late) signed into law the Zimbabwe Election Commission Bill and Electoral Bill # 5. SADC officials were pleased and it laurelled Zimbabwe for being ‘the first country to comply with the regional election’.

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The house of Assembly elected the late Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe

On this day in 1987, the House of Assembly elected Robert Mugabe as executive president of Zimbabwe. Robert Mugabe and Joshua Nkomo signed the Unity Accord, which provided for the merge of ZANU and ZAPU into ZANU-PF on the same day. This was a turning point in Zimbabwe’s post-independence history as it marked the forging […]

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The Unity accord was signed to end violence

On this day in 1987, the Unity accord was signed in order to form a united nationalist political party which was aimed to end violence which had marred the country since the early 1980s.

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The Lancaster House Agreement was signed in London

On this day in 1979, the Lancaster House Agreement was signed in London. The agreement guaranteed freedom of association and the right to form trade unions. The late former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Gabriel Mugabe on this day emphasised the need for truce between different political parties.

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