(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 21, 2017 Zimbabwean opposition and Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai addresses a crowd of protesters outside the Zimbabwean parliament on November 21, 2017 in Harare.
With Zimbabwe holding elections this year, the opposition was feeling cautiously optimistic until recently -- but then its nemesis Robert Mugabe was ousted from power. Morgan Tsvangirai, veteran leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), was among the most prominent critics of Mugabe and the ruling ZANU-PF, but he has been forced out of the action as he battles colon cancer.
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