EU observers say Zimbabwe election 'fell short' on fairness

2018-10-10 20:34

Zimbabwe's first election since the ousting of Robert Mugabe did not meet international standards, European Union observers have said in a report that raised a series of irregularities in the disputed vote.

Mnangagwa's silence 'is not a sign of weakness', aide warns Chamisa

2018-10-07 09:31

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s silence amid continued accusations by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa that he rigged the July 30 elections is not a sign of weakness, his spokesperson has reportedly said.

'I won't copy Mugabe': Mnangagwa tells US media

2018-09-25 06:19

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he won’t emulate his predecessor Robert Mugabe by clinging to power, and may even give opposition leader Nelson Chamisa an official role, a report says.

MDC accuses govt of using cholera outbreak to stop Chamisa's mock inauguration

2018-09-14 20:08

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party has accused the government of using the cholera outbreak, which has claimed 25 lives, to stop Nelson Chamisa's mock inauguration at the party's 19th anniversary celebrations.

Zimbabwe's Chamisa will be arrested if he carries out 'inauguration': minister

2018-09-12 06:11

Zimbabwe's justice minister opposition Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa faces arrest if he has himself "sworn-in" as president this week.

Zim: MDC's Chamisa says to be inaugurated on Saturday

2018-09-10 12:31

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party has reportedly said that it is planning to "inaugurate" its leader Nelson Chamisa as the legitimately elected president of Zimbabwe, following the disputed July 30 elections.

Zim leader re-appoints ex-military commander Chiwenga a VP

2018-08-30 15:01

Zimbabwe's president has re-appointed as one of his vice presidents a former military general who helped him take power.

Kgalema Motlanthe to lead Zim's commission of inquiry into post-election killings

2018-08-29 19:39

Zimbabwe's president has set up a commission of inquiry into the killing of six people following military intervention in the capital two days after the election. The commission will be led by former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe.

Zimbabwe: A future finely balanced between democracy and militarisation

2018-08-29 06:16

Zimbabwe's new president promised to deliver the country citizens want but the nation remains on edge, writes The Conversation.

Zim ruling Zanu-PF party to hit Chamisa with '$3 million' legal bill

2018-08-27 19:58

Zimbabwe's ruling party says its plans to claim up to $3 million for legal; costs incurred in the just-ended presidential petition, which the struggling MDC Al;liance has been ordered to pay.


Nelson Chamisa 'is not the answer to Zim's economic challenges', govt says

2018-10-09 10:03

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly dismissed claims by the opposition that the Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa holds the keys to the current economic problems affecting the country.

'Extremely excessive': Zim opposition can't pay its legal bills from election challenge

2018-10-01 05:58

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party says a $3.2 million bill charged to them by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s lawyers in the election challenge is “extremely excessive”.

'We'll come up with a credible report,' says Motlanthe after taking oath for violence probe in Zim

2018-09-20 11:14

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly assured Zimbabweans that the commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe’s post-election violence that took place on August 1 will “come up with a credible report after the hearing”.

Zim: MDC postpones Chamisa's 'inauguration' following police ban

2018-09-14 10:48

Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change says it is postponing the planned mock inauguration of its leader Nelson Chamisa after the police blocked the party from holding its 19th anniversary celebrations.

Latest on Chamisa's 'inauguration' as 'president' of Zimbabwe

2018-09-11 19:51

Zimbabwe's main opposition party will this week hold a mock inauguration to name its leader Nelson Chamisa as the country's president, highlighting its claims the July 30 election was rigged.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe accepts disputed election result

2018-09-07 06:00

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who had vowed not to vote for his old party in elections in July, has said he accepted the outcome of the disputed poll.

Zanu-PF seeks to raise presidential age limit… says 'immature' Chamisa failing to handle defeat

2018-08-30 13:17

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party is reportedly seeking to raise the presidential age limit "to ensure only mature people contest for the highest office in the land".

Zim leader Mnangagwa to embark on 'thank you' rallies - report

2018-08-29 10:34

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly lined up nationwide "thank you" tours after being voted the country's president in the just ended contested polls.

Post-election violence probe: SA says ready to assist Zim President Mnangagwa

2018-08-28 06:15

SA would be ready to assist Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa with a commission of inquiry into the post-election shootings of protesters if needed, international relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

'This is a different Zim,' says Mnangagwa as he vows post-vote violence probe

2018-08-27 11:44

Zimbabwe's newly sworn-in President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to open a probe into violence which followed the country's first election since strongman Robert Mugabe was ousted from power.

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