Zimbabwe poll: The bar for success is low, the stakes are high and it’s a close race

2018-07-21 19:44

A new survey suggests opposition Zimbabwean leader Nelson Chamisa is closing in on the ruling Zanu-PF's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, writes The Conversation.

Zimbabweans in South Africa fear elections won't be free and fair

2018-07-21 12:00

A handful of Zimbabweans living in SA picketed outside the Zimbabwe Consulate in Cape Town this week, demanding that the country's electoral body respect the SADC principles and guidelines governing democratic elections, GroundUp says.

EXCLUSIVE: Report hints at 900 000 ghost-voters in Zim election

2018-07-21 07:22

With less than two weeks to go until Zimbabweans head to the polls, a further analysis of the voter's roll has shown that as many as 900 000 records may have been tampered with, to influence the results, according to a report by TeamPachedu.


Zimbabwe jails Mugabe's ex-minister for graft

2018-07-20 19:30

A Zimbabwe court has handed a four-year jail term to a former energy minister who served in Robert Mugabe's last cabinet after he was found guilty of corruption, a report says.

Mnangagwa takes vote campaign to Mugabe's hometown… says nothing about the nonagenarian

2018-07-20 20:54

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa this week took his election campaign to his predecessor Robert Mugabe's hometown, Chinhoyi, but he completely did not mention his name, says a report.

Zimbabwe defends electoral roll over 'ghost voters'

2018-07-19 19:09

Zimbabwean authorities have defended a new electoral roll after allegations that thousands of fake names, duplicates and dead people are registered to cast ballots in a July 30 vote.

Grace Mugabe ally under police 'radar' in wake of grenade attack: report

2018-07-18 20:00

A former ally of Grace Mugabe has been placed on a "persons of interest" list by Zimbabwean police in the wake of last month's grenade attack on a ruling party rally, a report says.

Zimbabwean voters roll haunted by doppelgangers, ghosts

2018-07-16 20:29

A report compiled on the Zimbabwean Electoral Commission voters' roll for 2018 exposes major flaws in the current voters' roll - just weeks before Zimbabweans head to the polls for its national elections.

Zim police arrest 4 for 'hate speech' on social media

2018-07-16 08:19

Zimbabwe police have arrested four people for publishing "falsehoods and hate speech" on social media, a newspaper says.

Zim election race tightens: Poll puts Mnangagwa on 40%, Chamisa on 37%

2018-07-20 15:13

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has only a narrow lead over opposition leader Nelson Chamisa ahead of Zimbabwe's landmark elections on July 30, according to a latest poll.

GALLERY: Meet Zimbabwe's 23 presidential candidates

2018-07-20 06:17

Zimbabwe is heading to the polls on July 30 - the first vote after the ouster of former president Robert Mugabe, who ruled the country for 37 years. See pictures of all 23 presidential candidates participating in the election.

Zimbabwe election: Chamisa calls for SADC, AU to protect election

2018-07-17 15:33

Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has called for associations of African states to ensure that the country's historic election is fair, adding his party would not boycott the vote.

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