ARTICLES RELATING TO ZIMBABWE 2018 ELECTIONS

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.

Zim won't bow to demand by British MP to remove Chiwenga as VP: minister

2018-08-14 07:33

Zimbabwe says it won't yield to demands by a prominent British opposition MP for Vice President Constantino Chiwenga to step down.

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's Zanu-PF tells supporters to 'ignore' MDC's court challenge – report

2018-08-13 18:39

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has urged its supporters to ignore an ongoing election results court challenge by the country's main opposition the Movement for Democratic Alliance.

Zim VP Chiwenga 'extends soldiers' retirement age' – report

2018-08-11 18:30

Zimbabwe's vice president Constantino Chiwenga who also doubles as the country's war veterans and defence minister has reportedly increased retirement age of senior army officials in a bid to maintain "liberation war veterans stranglehold of the army".

Mnangagwa's scarf features in MDC election results court challenge

2018-08-11 11:27

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's signature scarf has been thrown into the election results court case, as the Movement for Democratic Change wants his slight election victory overturned.

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

2018-08-10 19:58

Zimbabwe's MDC opposition party has lodged a court bid to overturn the results of presidential elections that it alleges were rigged to ensure victory for Robert Mugabe's successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Zimbabwe opposition at court to lodge election appeal

2018-08-10 17:26

Zimbabwe's MDC opposition party has arrived at court to lodge a bid to overturn the results of the presidential election, which it alleges was rigged to ensure victory for Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Zim: 'We're being harassed everywhere we go,' Chamisa's lawyers claim

2018-08-10 15:23

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa's lawyers have reportedly claimed that they are being "trailed" by suspected state agents, as they prepare to submit court papers challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow election victory.

 

Top Africa stories: MDC members plot to oust Chamisa, Kenyan mom 'kills self'

2018-08-15 08:04

Some members of the opposition MDC Alliance are reportedly plotting to topple leader Nelson Chamisa at the party's next congress in 2019, and a Kenyan mother was reportedly found dead in her house.

Top Africa stories: Zanu-PF on MDC court challenge, hippo kills tourist

2018-08-14 07:33

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF has told its supporters to 'ignore' the MDC's election challenge, and a Chinese tourist has died from 'serious' injuries after a hippo attack in Kenya.

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.

'Court must dismiss Chamisa's election petition': Zanu-PF lawyers

2018-08-13 15:34

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF lawyers have reportedly claimed that the country's main opposition party missed the deadline to submit its petition over the country's recently held elections.

Zim police, army 'work together to end violence', - report

2018-08-11 14:17

Zimbabwean authorities have reportedly set up joint reaction teams to end a spate of violence and threats against opposition supporters by suspected military personnel in some parts of the capital Harare.

Zimbabwe presidential inauguration delayed after court appeal: minister

2018-08-11 09:30

Zimbabwe's presidential inauguration has been postponed, the justice minister has said, after the opposition MDC party lodged a court bid to overturn the results that gave a narrow victory for Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Zim VP Chiwenga 'must be fired', says British lawmaker

2018-08-10 19:00

A United Kingdom lawmaker has reportedly said that Zimbabwean Deputy President Constantino Chiwenga "must be fired" after a deadly military crackdown on opposition supporters protesting against "fraudulent" poll results.

Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in court

2018-08-10 15:54

Zimbabwe's main opposition party is filing a legal challenge to the results of the country's first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.

Zimbabwe opposition on deadline to appeal election result

2018-08-10 12:47

Zimbabwe's defeated opposition is facing a deadline to file its legal challenge to try to overturn the July 30 election result, which has been mired in fraud allegations and a government crackdown on opponents.

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