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Harare - Zimbabwe's former finance minister, Simba Makoni, on Wednesday launched a new opposition party that promises to clean up the country's political landscape.
Mavambo Kusile Dawn (MKD), meaning "the beginning of a new dawn" in the Shona language, was launched at a low-key event in Mbare township, south-west of Harare.
"We are launching this party on a mission to clean up the politics of Zimbabwe," Makoni, the party's interim leader, told a group of supporters.
"We offer ourselves to support and assist the inclusive government... so that Zimbabwe can get working again," he said. - Sapa-AFP