Zimbabwe

'Chamisa's SA lawyers must apply to me to work in Zim': justice minister

Zimbabwe's justice minister has cast doubt on whether two leading South African lawyers can appear in a Harare court next week to support Nelson Chamisa's challenge to the July presidential poll.

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Zim election dispute: Electoral commission trims Mnangagwa's lead

2018-08-18 17:30

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has trimmed down the percentage of votes it awarded President Emmerson Mnangagwa, but the alteration isn’t enough to overturn his victory in last month’s poll, it has emerged.

Kofi Annan was 'soft spoken but unshakeably firm', says Zim opposition leader

2018-08-18 13:31

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says he is "deeply saddened" by the sudden death of "the iconic Kofi Annan" whom he met "a few days go" just before the Zimbabwe elections.

Cop arrested after $1m gold vanishes from police station – reports

2018-08-18 07:49

An police officer was reportedly arrested in Zimbabwe after gold worth about $1m vanished from a Plumtree police station in Matabeleland south.

 

Controversial Zim MP proposes raising age limit for president from 40 to 55

2018-08-17 10:58

A controversial Zimbabwean MP has told a ruling party rally that he will propose amending the constitution to disqualify presidential candidates below the age of 55, a move seen as targeting MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa.

Zim leader Mnangagwa beefs up security after 'assassination attempt' - report

2018-08-17 06:54

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly increased his security aides after he escaped with his life when a bomb exploded at a political rally in an apparent assassination bid in June.

Zanu-PF 'using army to carry out its political objectives', claims MDC's Chamisa

2018-08-16 10:30

Zimbabwe's opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, has reportedly applauded the country's military but has also criticised the ruling Zanu-PF party for using it to kill civilians after the country's crunch elections last month.

New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe

2018-08-15 16:33

Amnesty International's new leader says his first act is writing to Zimbabwe's next president about the disappearance of activist Itai Dzamara, saying "whoever leads the new government must move to undo the injustices of the past."

Zim President Mnangagwa wants court to toss opposition challenge

2018-08-15 12:39

Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional court to throw out n opposition challenge to his disputed election.

Government of national unity the way out for Zimbabwe

2018-08-15 10:51

If there is any silver lining, it is that Zimbabwean society appears to be less divided now between ethnic groups than it was before, writes William Gumede.

Zim opposition, civil groups dismiss AU, SADC as 'toothless bulldogs'

2018-08-13 21:06

Zimbabwean civil society organisations and opposition political parties have reportedly described SADC and the AU observer missions as "toothless bulldogs" following their endorsement of the just ended disputed elections as free, fair and credible.

Zimbabwe court to hear opposition election challenge August 22

2018-08-16 14:26

Zimbabwe's ruling party and opposition say the Constitutional Court will hear the opposition's challenge to the presidential election results on August 22.

Zim elections: MDC's legal challenge 'has little chance of success'

2018-08-15 14:00

Analysts say that MDC's legal challenge to overturn election results that gave a narrow victory to incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa has "little chance of success given the courts' historic tilt towards Zanu-PF".

Zim: Mnangagwa files opposing papers to MDC's election challenge

2018-08-15 11:28

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly filed his opposing papers to the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s petition challenging his victory in the just ended elections.

Former Zim first lady's grave 'abandoned' as Mugabes 'snub heroes day celebrations' – report

2018-08-15 06:06

Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe's late wife Sally and his sister Sabina's graves were reportedly "abandoned" after "no single relative appeared to have turned up to visit them" during the country's Heroes Day celebrations.

GALLERY: Mnangagwa calls for peace, unity as Zim celebrates Heroes Day

2018-08-14 10:04

Zimbabwe has honoured the country's liberation heroes during the annual Heroes Day commemorations held at the National Heroes Acre in Harare.

MDC members plot to topple Nelson Chamisa: report

2018-08-14 05:57

Some members of the opposition MDC Alliance are plotting to topple leader Nelson Chamisa at the party’s next congress in 2019, a newspaper has reported.

Zim Congress of Trade Unions presses charges against army

2018-08-13 20:02

A Zimbabwean trade union has reportedly filed a police report after suspected soldiers fired live ammunition at its building during deadly protest in Harare two weeks ago.

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