Mugabe's party, the Zimbabwe African National Union 6 Patriotic Front, or Zanu-PF, holds a majority in the Senate while Tsvangirai's party, the Movement for Democratic Change, or MDC, holds a majority in the legislature's lower chamber, the House of Assembly.
What does ZANU PF stand for?
ZANU PF stands for Zimbabwe African National Union (Patriotic Front)
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On July 3, the Catholic commission issued a statement condemning political violence, which it said is being aimed at opponents of Mugabe's Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front.
The Rhodesian government at the time were fighting against Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe African National Union and Joshua Nkomo's Zimbabwe African People's Union.
And the regime in Harare also faced growing accusations that opposition supporters were being deliberately targeted by followers of Mugabe's ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party.
He helped found the Zimbabwe African National Union to fight the white regime and in 1964 was jailed for 10 years for opposing minority rule.
Sarah Diefendorf (San Francisco, CA) and Ida Johnson (Merced, CA) Yvonne Mahlunge (2000 intern) recently reported that she was part of the high-powered Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) trio negotiating with the Zimbabwe African National Union Political Front (ZANU PF) at talks brokered by the South African and Nigerian Presidents following the February 2002 Presidential Elections.
Opposed to them in sometimes bloody conflict was the Shona-dominated Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU, with its military wing ZANLA).
During the independence war in the 1970s, tactics of the Zimbabwe African National Union prioritized politicization of the peasantry, a task largely accomplished through all-night clandestine gatherings at which political education was conducted through speeches and the singing of chimurenga songs (political lyrics set to well-known melodies, from hymns to indigenous music).