Zanu-PF is expected to file opposing papers in Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court on Monday against the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance’s application to have the July 30 poll results nullified. The governing party’s legal affairs department says its 12 member legal team is ready to challenge the opposition’s case. On[…]
Incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe’s presidential election, according to official results, in a poll marred by deadly violence and opposition allegations of vote rigging. Mnangagwa, of the ruling ZANU-PF party, won 50.8 percent of the votes cast, with his closest rival Nelson Chamisa, of the Movement for Democratic Change[…]
Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party has won the most seats in parliament, official results showed on Wednesday, as the count continued in the presidential race. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) results showed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ZANU-PF cruising to a big majority after picking up 109 seats in a 210-seat parliament. The[…]
Millions of Zimbabweans are heading to the polls to vote in the country’s first elections since independence in 1980 without the name of long-time leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Polling stations opened at 7am (05:00 GMT) on Monday and will close at 7pm (17:00 GMT). More than five million[…]
Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa is reportedly facing an internal revolt “after it emerged his calls for polls to go ahead as early as August could be resisted by his own Zanu-PF MPs”. According to The Standard, Zanu-PF legislatures wanted the forthcoming elections postponed by at least three years as[…]
Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named the former army chief who led a coup that ended Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule, as one of his two deputies in the ruling party, the presidency said. Presidential press secretary George Charamba said in a statement, retired general Constantino Chiwenga and long-serving state[…]
Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa is seeking the removal of sanctions imposed by Western countries, saying they are crippling national development. He also indicated that elections due next July could be brought forward. Speaking to governing Zanu-PF party leaders, Mr Mnangagwa said the government would do everything to make sure[…]
Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as only the second president of Zimbabwe since the country gained independence in 1980, taking the oath of office in front of 70,000 people in Harare’s main sports stadium. Mnangagwa raised a loud cheer when he pledged that “free and fair elections” would be[…]
BREAKING NEWS: Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has submitted his resignation after nearly four decades as the country’s leader. Mugabe defied demands to step down for almost a week after a military takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party but stepped down on Tuesday, hours after parliament started an[…]
As a noon deadline for President Robert Mugabe to resign nears, as imposed by Zimbabwe’s ruling party, people remain in a state of shock after ther 93-year-old leader refused to bow to pressure and quit. Public expectation was high that Mugabe, under incredible pressure to quit, would tender his resignation[…]
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