ARTICLES RELATING TO ZIMBABWE 2018 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 election results would always have been disputed

2018-08-06 10:09

There is a need for the country to consider extraordinary measures in the form of a power sharing arrangement between the Zanu-PF and the opposition alliance in order to deescalate political tensions in the country, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Harare CBD shuts down as opposition takes to streets over 'rigged' election results

2018-08-01 18:24

Shops were closed, cars were burnt and several people reportedly shot in Harare as opposition supporters took to the streets to protest the country's 2018 election results.

Mugabe not happy with pension, says he needs money

2018-07-30 10:56

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says he got less than a million dollars in pension, not the eight-figure amount that was reported.

No turning back for Zimbabwe, but is it the start of real change?

2018-07-30 06:00

At long last, the big day has finally arrived. Since Zimbabwe’s November 2017 political transition, the entire country has been preparing for elections that will mark a clean break from the past, writes John Siko.

Scene is set for interesting contest in Zimbabwe's upcoming poll

2018-06-28 08:01

The world waits to see if Zimbabwe will pass the democracy test as it holds its first election after Robert Mugabe next month, writes The Conversation.

WATCH: Focus on Africa

2017-06-05 12:46

Vote counting is reportedly under way in Lesotho following the country's general elections, and President Robert Mugabe has launched a nationwide 10-venue speaking tour aimed at drumming up support ahead of elections next year.

We want a free, fair vote in 2018, Zim opposition tells electoral body

2016-10-18 13:17

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC, has called upon the country's electoral body to "put all the necessary systems in place" to ensure that the upcoming 2018 elections are free and fair.

No funds for diaspora vote, Zim electoral commission says

2016-10-12 13:18

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has claimed that it does not have resources to allow Zimbabweans in the diaspora to vote during the upcoming 2018 elections, a report says.

 

Blow for Zimbabwe as Trump signs sanctions into law

2018-08-10 21:08

Hopes of an economic turnaround in Zimbabwe are slowly fading after US President Donald Trump signed into a law a Bill meant to extend sanctions that were imposed on the southern African country back in 2001.

Harare still closed for business following post-election clashes

2018-08-02 18:51

Between vehement protests and heavy-handed responses by Zimbabwean government and defence forces, most citizens opted to stay home for the day.

SADC's credibility on the line in Zim elections

2018-07-30 11:19

Zimbabwe's upcoming elections on Monday will function as a yardstick of the Southern African Development Community's (SADC) institutional capacity to regulate "free and fair" elections in the region, writes Letlhogonolo Letshele.

Are the Zimbabwe elections rigged?

2018-07-30 10:35

I'm hoping beyond anything that tomorrow's election in Zimbabwe will bring about a fully democratic country, but my honest feeling is that Zanu-PF and its crooks, the ZEC among many others, have already rigged the election.

10 things you should know about the Zimbabwe election

2018-07-25 10:49

Zimbabwe goes to the polls to elect a new president and parliament on July 30. Here are ten things you should know about the election.

'MDC will never rule Zimbabwe,' says controversial Mnangagwa aide

2018-05-31 08:22

Zimbabwe's outspoken deputy finance minister, Terrence Mukupe, has once again told the country's opposition parties that they would never rule, adding that he is not apologetic over his recent army remarks.

NGOs not welcome in Zimbabwe, says Mugabe's wife Grace

2017-06-03 13:06

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has torched a storm after she declared that non-governmental organisations were no-longer welcome in the southern African country.

'They will still rig': Outcry as Zim plans to register 'one voter per second' for new roll

2016-10-13 10:43

Critics of President Robert Mugabe are crying foul over revelations contained in state media that a new voter registration exercise will be completed in eight months next year.

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