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First results show early Zanu-PF lead

2013-08-01 21:53

Harare - The first results from Zimbabwe's legislative races show President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party taking an early lead and even making some inroads into districts previously held by candidates of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

The first batch of district results from officials with the Zimbabwe Election Committee showed the Zanu-PF claiming 25 of the first 28 constituencies for which results were available, out of a total of 210.

The remaining three were claimed by the MDC.

Comments
  • Estienne Lewies - 2013-08-01 21:58

    LOL. As you say, Bob

      Nkosinathi Emmanuel - 2013-08-01 22:19

      lol ey bathathe zanu-pf ja ne

      Johhno Lipstrei - 2013-08-01 23:55

      haha Nomcebo, you are funny. Are you chinese? it appears so when i read your comment. Where do you get your information, from ZANU-PF? Why don't start a revolution already, maybe hold a big party for your commander in chief or chiefs, Juju and Bob. ANC wont let eff things up. Even i will vote ANC if the push comes to shove in the elections to keep Malema out. Now go and polish your dictators shoes.

      Benjamin Mwimba Benjamin - 2013-08-02 01:56

      yes africa need sameone like malema for a realy freedom, 2014 in south africa the EFF comandat going to win the election.we not reject our parent but they have to understand that the babies grow end become a freind. About zim shame for mugabe because it going to be surprise, his time is over.

      Feik Mc Heither - 2013-08-02 04:43

      Are you that desperate for bashing that you can't distinguish between a troll and common sense. I'd suggest no one comments to Nomcebo, let alone click that thumbs down icon. Leave her alone to ramble, she'll get tired and go to sleep...learn from your kids at home.

      Whatalotigot Smarties - 2013-08-02 06:51

      Nomcebo. You are Probably high or something. How can you possibly say Zimbabwe has the best economy in the world? If it was so, why do most of the Zim people live off food supplied by the UN? Why is there so many Zim people in South Africa to try and survive? It is mentality like yours that has crippled Zimbabwe.

      fransvisserdsb - 2013-08-02 07:29

      I really think Nomcebo was being satirical...

  • Melusi Toyi - 2013-08-01 22:05

    This dog is winning again nnxx

      Japhet Shumba - 2013-08-01 22:23

      utauramatoto usadzoka kuno kuzim tseke, vhivha zanu

      Phillip M Seopa - 2013-08-01 22:35

      @Shumba don't come here with your shona tendency you can do it in Zim not here you bloody agent

      Martha Machaya - 2013-08-01 22:36

      guys u must grow up why fighting for smthing u will never have they dont know u fighting for them

      Feik Mc Heither - 2013-08-02 04:45

      @ Japhet. Vhivha Zanu means Viva ZANU in Shona? Hahaaahaaaaaaa, Shona is the new Spanish. Or is it Spa-Shona?

  • George J Moffat - 2013-08-01 22:07

    Lol no hope to reach India hey!

  • Thomas Geza - 2013-08-01 22:11

    hopless

  • Mafuthy Mapozo - 2013-08-01 22:13

    ww awusemuhle

  • Mfundo Majola - 2013-08-01 22:19

    i smell a RAT

      WildCatSal - 2013-08-02 00:30

      How about an elephant!

  • Charl du Preez - 2013-08-01 22:29

    Let it be done. People have voted, they want Bob, then they should have him. Enjoy your economic freedom. Now please send all of them back to Zim ASAP.

      Trust Kajongwe - 2013-08-01 22:53

      And u too go bek to europe

      Feik Mc Heither - 2013-08-02 04:50

      @ Trust, to do exactly what in Europe? Clearly majority of Zimbabweans love Mugabe, so the minority must accept and go back home. Maybe start their own News24 and start moaning and bashing the government, there is always someone listening. Learn from the DA here in SA, never give up spirit.

      Azania Khathutshelo Smody - 2013-08-02 08:11

      The first group we as south africans hv to send out is europeans not our fellows n 4 da record we won't chase any africans here in africa.

  • jungleboy - 2013-08-01 22:50

    Once a hyhena thief- always a thief. Civil war the only solution left to get rid of this lunatic.

      JEDEGWA - 2013-08-01 23:02

      Morgan has no will to lead the country. He is an American - EU delegate. Morgan must prepare for 2019 and be an independent thinker not sent by azungu. You owe them and become permanent slaves

      WildCatSal - 2013-08-02 00:29

      Enough people have suffered, enough have been bullied, enough have starved, enough have been tortured, enough is enough...! Don’t mourn over your bad decisions just start overcoming them with good ones. Learn to THINK and realise you do have CHOICES in life.

      Jason van Heerden - 2013-08-02 06:04

      @Jedegwa you do know Mugabe is backed by the Chinese and you already know Morgan is backed by the US-EU. At the end of the day Zimbabwe is being economically colonized you just needed to vote for which puppet you preferred.

      Revesayi Ngwenya - 2013-08-02 06:32

      hw with such a landslide victory

  • Sakhiwo - 2013-08-01 22:52

    Morgan Tsangarai must come seek employment in Mzantsi.

      Benjamin Mwimba Benjamin - 2013-08-02 01:07

      mr morga his a trong man, if n lose by corruption,we know it because of him king mugabe don't have peace.

  • Vlleeonnmmannorvics Moyo - 2013-08-01 22:54

    what do you people expect after all he has dead people voting for him

      Johan Grobbelaar - 2013-08-01 23:00

      Of course. Forefathers have a vote as well. It was their country too,lol

      Revesayi Ngwenya - 2013-08-02 06:26

      yo hw cn u eu hs proved elections were free and fair pple first no threats pls thats what they want

  • Xolani Bosika - 2013-08-01 22:54

    Mugabe iz de lyf president no1 cn change if ,nxt yr Malema he'll du easy lyk dat

  • Faiz Dolley - 2013-08-01 23:05

    Change wil come when the legend kisses the earth.then we shil talk about the new zimbabwe.without shangirai and mugabe.just wait and see!

      Revesayi Ngwenya - 2013-08-02 06:30

      thats why he is not winning because he wish him dead its better to join them if u cant beat them

  • Bhas Kwang - 2013-08-01 23:07

    Africa needs more leaders like Mugabe, otherwise these westerns will make Africa their play ground as they do here in South Africa.

      George Pito - 2013-08-01 23:16

      And these westerns gave you internet. So they gonna take the playground with and you gonna play with bananas in future. See high up there is the thing you call the sattelite, the microwave, the fiber. It makes you play with the phone and the computer.

      Thabelo Mahandana - 2013-08-02 00:12

      South Africa leaders cares about their people not like Mugabe who live a lavish lifestyle whereas his people are languishing in poverty.Shame on u Bhas Kwang and ur father Mugabe, shame

      WildCatSal - 2013-08-02 00:17

      Really..? Didn't know the Guptas are Westerners! Haibo..

      Feik Mc Heither - 2013-08-02 04:54

      George, you have been fooled. A human being invented those things you mention...not a westerner. You stupid fool. In case you are wondering what that is, you a 2x as dumb.

      Mapo-popsy Mphandy - 2013-08-02 06:00

      Idiot

      Bhas Kwang - 2013-08-02 08:51

      George your grandfather gave you a gift of claiming thing that not belong to you, shame on you IDIOT, make you research properly and find where technology was invented, before you embarrass yourself.

  • Fanie Masemene - 2013-08-01 23:13

    Hao banna!!! Tsvagirai you must just find a job maybe at shoprite as a trolley collector and forget about politics.

      George Pito - 2013-08-01 23:22

      Hao banna no shoprite no trolley only bannana and Bob, no food no bus. Mosquitoes plenty.

      Bhas Kwang - 2013-08-02 09:23

      True that Fanie or he must just go and do garden for white people since he want to be a puppet for them.

  • Prince Ramalia - 2013-08-01 23:31

    He cheated n hope zuma is not planning to go the same route

  • Thum Khubu - 2013-08-01 23:52

    it's complecated

  • Abelo Abza-Mpiloyakhe KaBongoza - 2013-08-01 23:53

    people of Zimbabwe are reali stupid to vote for Mugabe again after all the poverty he put them under......morons.

  • WildCatSal - 2013-08-02 00:14

    Regtig..? Dom bly maar Dom. ==eyesrolling==

  • Bob Trekfan - 2013-08-02 00:47

    Dear Bob When i read headlines like this, two quotes by American Presidents come to mind. Millard Fillmore once said "May God save the country as it is clear the people will not". Bob, STOP stealing elections, the people are over it!!!!!!!! The other quote is Thomas Jefferson: "The tree of Liberty MUST be REFRESHED (not oppressed) from time to time with the blood of Patriots & tyrants" Bob i hope you know.... Your people are coming for you & and your generals & they are going to do exactly what Jefferson said 300 years ago

      Feik Mc Heither - 2013-08-02 04:58

      Nah, Zimbabweans are just too cowardly to do such. If you think Jhb is infested with illegal Zims, go to Venda now, they even have their own villages, make one wonder who's voting for opposition if they are all here and in Botswana.

  • Gwala Kgee - 2013-08-02 03:10

    what a hell?

  • Kgomotso Frans - 2013-08-02 03:13

    i were see this before bra bob he wil rule zim again u still remeber this words (am an zimbabwean zim is mine) forward 2 robert mugabe

  • rivalani.mabasa - 2013-08-02 03:41

    And Mugabe said after the 2008 general elections results: "they can shout as louder as they can from London and Washington, but OUR PEOPLE, OUR PEOPLE, OUR PEOPLE, shall decide and no one else!"

  • Feik Mc Heither - 2013-08-02 05:00

    How on earth would one vote for a 89 years to be a president of a country? I'd rather invest my energy on taking them to an old age home.

  • Zolisa Dlokovu - 2013-08-02 05:25

    A divided MDC can never defeat a united ZANU PF. There are three MDC's now.They will never win

      Tongai Kalipinde - 2013-08-02 06:08

      its a fact brother they must have 1 strong party 2 compete with Bob

  • Steen Phatse - 2013-08-02 05:27

    Zimbabweans are gambling with the future of their kids,how can a normal person vote for a 89yr old madala?(sick)Mugabe is finished the is nothing he can offer now,they should have voted for someone with new ideas.

      Jason van Heerden - 2013-08-02 05:56

      Honestly man I have no idea but it is what it is. The thing is these same people will come to South Africa and take our jobs turning more people to crime.

  • Edward Mfana - 2013-08-02 05:30

    This cows of zim the a stupid coz u can vote the old man and he's on the way to haven,than to vote the young man who can lead that country clear and fair,and once they vote that old man don't come back again here in our country pls.......

  • John Chandagwinyira - 2013-08-02 06:01

    There are more than 2 million Zimbabweans in SA who didn't bother to come home and vote,they expected us to do the dirty work.I urge South Africa and the world @ large 2 do a massive DEPORTATION of Zimbabweans so that we all suffer the consequences of NOT voting together.#Pissedoff#

      Tongai Kalipinde - 2013-08-02 06:04

      hey brother even if we come we will never beat Mugabe trust me

      Revesayi Ngwenya - 2013-08-02 06:12

      my bro if elections were fair it means someone somehow did not play his part u cant threaten pple with hunger and poverty while we need hope for our beloved country

      Pardon Hove - 2013-08-02 06:42

      You are talking nonsense. What methods did yu use to calculate and come out with that number.

      Pardon Hove - 2013-08-02 06:46

      If someone is deported. Does that mean he/she is going to suffer. Think be4 you talk. To most people, its going to give them opportunities. The problem with you is that yu are kissing white people's asses.

  • John van Vuuren - 2013-08-02 06:07

    wonder how many of the million 120 year old voters voted for him

  • Kurt Kassen - 2013-08-02 06:08

    Nyc one John

  • Kurt Kassen - 2013-08-02 06:10

    Listen why do u live in south africa if u support a tyrant mmmm u shud be supporting ZANU there in ur country not here

  • Staczen Ngoeper - 2013-08-02 06:13

    Its useless because he(rob) cheated.

  • Pardon Hove - 2013-08-02 06:22

    The international community must accept the will of the Zimbabweans. They like him. Age doesn't rule the country. In Zimbabwe they don't change presidents like t-shirts.

  • Shawon Tiltman - 2013-08-02 06:23

    the funny thing is all those who voted for mugabe will be back in sa shortly crying about Eish no jobs in zimbabwe ....and feeling sorry for themselves ...yet all it will take to change that is a simple X ..go reap the rewards of your stupidity. ..we need to build our own country and provide jobs for our own people. go! !!!!!!!....and get Mugabe to help you your president! !!!!!

  • Musawashe Moyo - 2013-08-02 06:33

    Just wondering which part of the word rig some ppl dnt understand. Zanu PF cheated the whole election. Two wks ago,they could nt vote 70 000 policemen n two weeks later they vote 6 million ppl n release the results within 48hours. We need the word from Tsvangirai to declare n start the war. Mugabe took Zimbabwe from the colonisers with blood n he will go with blood,the only language he understands. Tsvangirai must come out of his hole and declare war. We are ready.

  • Mavukuvuku Nzima - 2013-08-02 06:38

    Are you implying that Tsvangirai has got new ideas? If only you knew the American intensions wait till Mugabe is no longer in piwer then you will see that he was really protecting his country

  • Lwandile Mabusela - 2013-08-02 06:43

    Bob stole the elections with the help of ANC and ANC will steal next yera's elections with the help of Bob/ZANU PF..

  • Mavukuvuku Nzima - 2013-08-02 06:48

    You are right. They must live with the fact that they didn't as much as we are living with the fact that we voted for our current president, I dont live in Zim but I have a gut feeling that Mugabe is really protecting his country from being controlled by the Western power.

  • Mavukuvuku Nzima - 2013-08-02 06:55

    Pardon I want to assume that you dont know how to interpret statements. When he says "suffer" he is using it as a figure of speech boss. And the number were releasd not so long ago during the sencus I plead with you that from now on first thing u do in the morning is read the news paper for just 30 minutes then u will be able to make legitimate commebts in future.

  • Thanduxolo Thandekile Sigwela - 2013-08-02 07:08

    It is no use to cry over a spilt milk and we shall admit that Mr mugabe is the president of that country let alone complains from his competitor and it is disgusting to see millions of Zimbabean idiots here in RSA who are still praising tshangarai and why didn't they go and vote so that they are able to unseat Mogabe? Are they enjoying Bananas of RSA over they collapsing Contry? So stop pointing fingers mogabe is the hero of Zimbabwean residents

      Freeman Rudu Bwoy Haruzivishe - 2013-08-02 07:53

      I'm sorry Thandi if u r a tribalist then don't mix your feelings with politics what do u knw about ,nothing at all ,so don't talk rubbish ,if I can ask u about Zim can u answer me , don't just vomit tribal words ,that's evil sister how many ppl registerd to vote ,how do u knw that mugabe wins free and fair .I don't care I'm a Zimbabwean in south Africa but I say u evil black african hate another black african Go to hell that's where u belong u r not a politition ,so F**k u

      Desmond Hlayisani - 2013-08-02 08:23

      Thz zimbabeans r cowards n idiots hw cn 1 men control millions of ppl in a dictator manner n u do nun abt it, stop complnng lyk a lil gal n do sumtng, enuf s enuf dnt u tnk so u zimbabeans

  • September Mphikeleli - 2013-08-02 07:09

    So guys do you want Zimbabwe to be controlled by whites like South Africa we got Political freedom Guptas,Nkandla Gate,we is Economical Freedom where is our minerals and land wake up

  • Solly Vander Tema - 2013-08-02 07:11

    Hey let us not be fooled that ugly man will never let anyone to be the president of zim so majority of zim don't want him

  • Faniswa Pala Mrwetyana - 2013-08-02 07:16

    25 seats against 28,aysecace

  • Mbuti Leketi - 2013-08-02 07:29

    i am sick nd tired of those Zim people.they keep on complaining but always voted for Mugabe.wy? let them drink their own medicine they like it very much.

  • pws69 - 2013-08-02 07:38

    Check this site out. Zanu have up to 20 times more votes than MDC in some areas (mouse over the area to see the number of votes). Going to be interesting to check the map when the counting is finished. If Zanu win by a massive majority, then the Zimbos in SA must go back as there is obviously no problem in Zim and Bob is not a dictator, and the majority are happy with the way things are being run. We have our own unemployment problems, and those 4 million jobs must go to South Africans. You don't give your home and food to strangers and let your family starve and sleep on the pavement. If the fix is in, the Zanu went in with it on a massive scale. Time will tell.

  • Belinda Majozi - 2013-08-02 07:49

    Thank. Zimbabweans. You show us,you did it with peaceful. now wait to see the changes ”well done slowly

  • Shebah Mubayiwa - 2013-08-02 08:25

    oh shame, appologise to zimbabwe for the deaf people hav no job ever coz e zanu pf wil nver supports for e deaf.

  • Bhas Kwang - 2013-08-02 09:30

    And please the Danda heads here should stop saying *Zimbos* should go back to Zimbabwe, this is not your South Africa.This is Africa we all African so there is nothing wrong if the Zimbabwean are here. Why don't they go back to England if they don't want to see Zimbabweans?

  • Edgar Nkiwane - 2013-08-02 10:11

    some one must have done something right to there

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