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Zim: Mnangagwa files opposing papers to MDC's election challenge

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.

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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.

GALLERY: Mnangagwa calls for peace, unity as Zim celebrates Heroes Day

2018-08-14 10:04

Zimbabwe has honoured the country's liberation heroes during the annual Heroes Day commemorations held at the National Heroes Acre in Harare.

 

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.

Mnangagwa says disputed Zimbabwe election 'behind us'

2018-08-13 14:09

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for the country to move on from its disputed election, despite his victory being challenged in court over alleged fraud and his inauguration delayed.

'People behind Zim bombing incident now known and to be dealt with soon,' says Mnangagwa

2018-08-13 08:08

Suspects behind a bombing incident at a Zanu-PF rally in Bulawayo in June are now known and would be dealt with after the country's election period is concluded, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said.

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.

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.

SA's Advocate Dali Mpofu to lead legal team challenging Zim's Mnangagwa election victory – report

2018-08-10 11:00

South Africa's Advocate Dali Mpofu is reportedly set to lead a legal team to challenge Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF party's victory in the just ended elections – on behalf of the opposition MDC Alliance.

PICS: 'We'll keep on fighting,' says Zim opposition leader after asylum bid fails

2018-08-10 08:07

Zimbabwe opposition leader Tendai Biti has vowed that he will "keep on fighting" after he was denied asylum in Zambia handed over to Zimbabwean security forces. He has been charged with inciting public violence.

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.

Trump extends sanctions against Zimbabwe – report

2018-08-14 10:12

US President Donald Trump has reportedly signed into law the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act of 2018 (S 2779), as the southern African country's political crisis continues to deepen.

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.

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.

WATCH: 5 things you need to know about Zimbabwe after elections

2018-08-10 09:30

Zimbabwe’s elections, the first since former president Robert Mugabe’s ouster in November last year, were meant to relaunch the southern African country on the international stage and attract foreign aid and investment. Here are five things you need to know.

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