Top Africa stories: SA lawyer leads Zim opposition legal team, Zim opposition files court petition

2018-08-11 16:02

SA's Advocate Dali Mpofu is reportedly set to lead a legal team to challenge Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election victory, and Zimbabwe's main opposition party has challenged election results in court.

Harare’s residents hail first election where state hasn't used violence

2018-07-29 13:31

A massive MDC Alliance rally has taken place in Harare but many of the city's residents are sceptical that this means the opposition party will win the election.

'Take up arms and fight the Zim army if you're not happy,' Mnangagwa's aide tells opposition

2018-05-01 11:31

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s top adviser Christopher Mutsvangwa has reportedly told opposition parties that if they are not happy with the country's military they should take up arms and fight it.

Mugabe, 93, kicks off 'youth rallies' ahead of elections

2017-06-02 06:16

Zimbabwe's ageing president Robert Mugabe is set to kick off a nationwide series of rallies to drum up support from youths ahead of 2018 elections.

Zim opposition vows to intensify calls for electoral reforms

2016-08-15 12:51

Zimbabwe's opposition political parties have vowed to intensify calls for electoral reforms ahead of the 2018 polls, a report says.


Zimbabwe president wins 1st post-Mugabe election

2018-08-03 01:18

Zimbabwe's electoral commission says President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Monday's election as the ruling party maintains control of the government in the first vote after the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe slashes mobile data costs by 60% as election nears

2018-06-20 17:33

Mobile data tariffs in Zimbabwe have fallen significantly with the internet expected to play a key role ahead of harmonised elections slated for July 30 this year.

'Energised' Mugabe FORGETS his rival's name

2017-06-03 07:31

It was the only sign of his 90-plus years: President Robert Mugabe forgot his longtime political rival's name - Morgan Tsvangirai - as he addressed thousands of his Zanu-PF party supporters in Marondera.

Zim opposition demands meeting with Mugabe over declining economy

2016-08-18 13:02

Zimbabwe’s opposition political parties have requested a meeting with President Robert Mugabe, and his state security chiefs, over the country’s deteriorating economy, a report says.

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