Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Zimbabwe's chief justice Luke Malaba was reportedly "heckled and booed" by opposition party lawmakers as he entered the national assembly this week to swear-in parliamentary speaker Jacob Mudenda.
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has won the most seats in parliament, official results have shown, as the opposition MDC protested against alleged widespread fraud and the count continued in the key presidential race.
Zimbabwe's electoral commission says it expects to start announcing election results from 15:00 on Tuesday.
The scarf worn by Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been the talking point for many over the past few months. Does is really have a meaning for the people of Zimbabwe? Read more...
The head of Zimbabwe's electoral commission has denied she is in a sexual relationship with one of the country's 23 presidential candidates, an allegation that had raised questions over her impartiality.
Just before announcing the results, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chief Priscilla Chigumba made a passionate plea for the country to remember the upbeat and peaceful atmosphere of polling day.
Zimbabwe's much-criticised election authority declares that there had been no rigging of the country's election, after the opposition had repeatedly alleged that the vote process was flawed.
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader has said reported voting delays were a "deliberate attempt" to undermine his supporters in the country's first election without former leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot.
It's the final countdown to Zimbabwe's landmark elections on July 30, the first without Robert Mugabe. The run-up to this election hasn't been without its colourful features. Read more...
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