Crunch vote for Zimbabwe

2013-07-30 21:52

Despite Robert Mugabe saying he will "surrender" if he loses to MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai in presidential elections, many Zimbabweans fear a lengthy post-poll dispute.

Zuma rebukes Zim poll monitors

2013-07-22 22:36

President Jacob Zuma has rebuked aides over remarks Zimbabwe isn't ready for polls after pressure from Mugabe.

Zimbabwe comments 'unfortunate' - Maharaj

2013-07-21 18:44

Recent comments made by members of President Jacob Zuma's technical team on the situation in Zimbabwe are "unfortunate", says the Presidency's Mac Maharaj.

Zim independent TV station on air

2013-07-19 22:37

Zimbabwe's first independent TV station has gone on air, but Mugabe's party has vowed to 'cripple' it.

Mugabe lashes out at 'insane' Washington

2013-07-18 21:57

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has branded the United States "absolutely insane" for voicing concerns about the election, although neighbouring South Africa joined Washington.

ZEC ill-prepared - Tsvangirai

2013-07-17 22:48

President Robert Mugabe's rivals say the chaotic organisation of early voting for soldiers and police showed Zimbabwe was not ready for a 31 July general election.

Zim forces get 2nd vote chance

2013-07-17 15:24

Zimbabwean security personnel unable to cast their ballots during chaotic early polling will get another chance to vote.

MDC - fears over 'chaotic' early poll

2013-07-16 16:42

The MDC has lost faith in the country's electoral commission after the "chaotic and disorganised" special voting for security forces ahead of key polls.

Extend Zim early poll - monitors

2013-07-15 21:33

Local election monitors have called for Zimbabwe to extend early voting for thousands of police officers.

Mugabe, Tsvangirai register for poll

2013-06-28 17:07

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and old rival Morgan Tsvangirai have registered for elections scheduled for 31 July in which Mugabe is seeking to extend his three-decade rule.


Zimbabwe ready for vote

2013-07-23 21:28

Zimbabwe election authorities insist they will be ready to hold general elections in a week's time, despite fears of vote rigging and a lack of funding.

Tsvangirai warns Zim election body

2013-07-21 21:27

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has warned the body overseeing this month's presidential election he will be "closely monitoring" it to ensure a fair vote.

Organising Zim vote will be 'tough'

2013-07-21 16:05

Leaders from the SADC have warned that organising the upcoming Zimbabwe elections will be "tough" given the paucity of time for preparations.

SA says 'challenges' in Zimbabwe vote

2013-07-19 20:41

South Africa's chief envoy on Zimbabwe's political crisis has conceded there were challenges in the run-up to key polls, a day before regional mediators meet to discuss the vote.

Zim election not looking good: Zuma envoy

2013-07-18 20:13

A top SA diplomat, Lindiwe Zulu, says preparations for an election in Zimbabwe at the end of the month are "not looking good".

Monitors foresee more Zim poll chaos

2013-07-17 22:29

Independent Zimbabwe poll monitors are predicting more poll chaos and are calling for the postponement of the election.

Mugabe: Britain meddling again

2013-07-16 22:07

The Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has forged ahead with a campaign to extend his 33-year rule, lashing out at his perennial foe, ex-colonial power Britain.

Observers call for free, fair Zim polls

2013-07-16 09:05

Regional mediators have called for free and fair elections in Zimbabwe as problems with early voting sent warning signals for the key presidential and parliamentary polls.

Zim voting chaos continues on 2nd day

2013-07-15 13:39

Zimbabwe's early vote by police and other officials has entered a 2nd day after materials were delivered late.

Ruling delayed on Zim election date

2013-06-26 17:49

Zimbabwe's top court has postponed indefinitely a hearing that would consider calls to delay a crunch general election, until measures to ensure a free vote are introduced.

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