ZANU-PF

Mugabe is gone. But his tactics persist in Zimbabwe’s first election without him.

BINDURA SOUTH, Zimbabwe — Most Zimbabweans have only ever known one president: Robert Mugabe.<p>But on July 30, a new man will represent Zimbabwe’s ruling party on the ballot for the first time in 38 years. Emmerson Mnangagwa, who went from being Mugabe’s right-hand man to his unseater, has taken the …

Africa

Full throttle to Zim elections

Memory Mataranyika In Harare<p>There are growing concerns that Zimbabwe could be headed for a disputed poll as differences between political parties …

South Africa

News24.com | Zim VP 'still hospitalised in SA' after bombing incident – report

Zimbabwean Vice President Kembo Mohadi is reportedly still hospitalised in South Africa following a bombing incident last month in Bulawayo where …

South Africa

Zimbabwe: Prosecutor General Goba Suspended

Advocate Ray Goba (file photo).<p>Prosecutor General Advocate Ray Goba has, with immediate effect, been suspended pending an investigation into his …

Africa

Zimbabwe Opposition Challenges Early Police Voting

Zimbabwe's main opposition party is challenging early voting by some police officers, which it says is part of vote-rigging efforts by the country's …

Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe:Opposition Breaking Election Rules

A top opposition party official has just equated rival party members to cockroaches that must be crushed and exterminated.The party's leader and …

Africa

Zimbabwe:Don't Lose Sleep Over Demonstrations - Mnangagwa

President Mnangagwa yesterday said his administration was committed to improving the welfare of Zimbabwe Liberation War Collaborators (Ziliwaco) and …

Africa

Zimbabwe:Co-Exist With Supporters of Rival Parties, Says Ruling Party's Rugeje

Zanu-PF National Political Commissar Cde Engelbert Rugeje yesterday urged ruling party supporters to co-exist with followers of other political …

Posters

Prophet Who Prophesied Mugabe’s Presidency Dies

Zimbabwe Standard, 25 February 2018<p>Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs minister Advocate Martin Dinha (MD) claims he is a man of the spirit and …

Africa

Zimbabwe Ruling Party a No-Show at Human Rights Pledge

Zimbabwean opposition parties are expressing doubt the ruling ZANU-PF party will run peaceful elections later this month, after no ZANU-PF officials …

Rights & Freedoms

Zimbabwe opposition will resist attempts to rig July 30 vote

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party marched to the independent election agency for the second time in as many months on Wednesday, demanding reforms it …

Africa

Zimbabwe ruling party burdened with 5 million Mugabe T-shirts - report

Zimbabwe’s ruling party, Zanu-PF, is saddled with millions of party paraphernalia that they cannot use in the current political campaign, the …

South Africa

Zimbabwe:Army Deployed in Mugabe Strongholds, Group Claims

[New Zimbabwe] Defence forces chiefs are worried that people in G40 strongholds will likely vote for the opposition to spite President Emmerson …

Africa

Zimbabwe:Rural Teachers Take 'Abusive' Ruling Party to Court

A union representing rural teachers has petitioned the High Court seeking leave to force the execution of an interdiction against the ruling Zanu PF …

K-12

The data privacy concerns, spam SMS and social media battle of Zimbabwe’s first post-Mugabe election

Harare, Zimbabwe<p>When Zanu PF, the party of Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa sent out a text message campaign to thousands of people last week it was probably not expecting to set off an uproar about invasion of citizens’ data privacy. But that is just what is has managed to do and also been …

Social Media

The politics of fear in the new Zimbabwe

<i>Nic Cheeseman (@fromagehomme) is the professor of democracy at the University of Birmingham.</i><p>The Zimbabwean election campaign is in full swing. But despite the efforts of the government to improve its reputation, the politics of fear continues to undermine the prospects for a free and fair election. …

Opinion

Zimbabwe electoral commission accused of leaking voters' personal data

Harare, Zimbabwe — A data leakage scandal has hit Zimbabwe's election after the ruling party sent personalized, unsolicited campaign messages to …

Nelson Chamisa

Zimbabwe:Electoral Body, Mnangagwa Plotting to Rig Vote - Chamisa

MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa claims to be in possession of evidence of how President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his regime intended …

Nelson Chamisa

Zimbabwe:LGBTI Community Sings Mnangagwa Praises

Gays and Lesbians Association (GALZ) director Chester Samba has showered praises on President Emmerson Mnangagwa whom he said understood them better …

LGBTQI

Zimbabwe 'doomed without whites', says outgoing Zanu-PF MP

An outgoing member of parliament for Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has reportedly claimed that the southern African country cannot prosper "without …

South Africa

News24.com | WATCH: Mayhem at Mnangagwa rally as soldiers, Zanu-PF supporters clash

A video of the Zimbabwean army trying in vain to stop masses from fleeing the venue where President Emmerson Mnangagwa was addressing a rally has …

Social Media

Zimbabwe: Opposition's Chamisa Denies Offering Grace Mugabe Post of Vice President

The MDC rally at Marondera.<p>Marondera — MDC Alliance presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa has rubbished continued State media claims he has promised …

Africa

Zimbabwe: Biti Raided U.S.$40 Million Universal Services Fund - Mandiwanzira

ICT minister, Supa Mandiwanzira has blamed former Finance Minister Tendai Biti for allegedly stifling ICT growth in the country through unilaterally …

Africa

Zimbabwe:Angry Mugabe Fires Bodyguards

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe has fired six security details provided by the state because he suspected they were spying on him …

Africa

Zimbabwe:VP Chiwenga Blames Opposition for Harare Cholera Plague

[New Zimbabwe] Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has blamed the incidence of cholera that broke out in Harare South early this year on alleged …

Africa

Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Rally Ends in Mayhem

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rally was yesterday marred by violence after ruling party youths and soldiers tried to stop people from streaming out …

Africa

Zimbabwe: Govt Adopts Manual for Treating Gays, Sex Workers At Health Centres

THE ministry of health has approved a training manual to be used by all health practitioners in treating gays and sex workers in the country's health …

Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe: VP Chiwenga Pledges Freedom of Worship, Investments

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has promised Zimbabweans of Indians origin freedom of worship as well as to protect their investments as he met a …

Africa

Zimbabwe: Chamisa Slams Electoral Body, Again

MDC Alliance's Nelson Chamisa (file photo).<p>MDC Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa has once again slammed the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) for …

South Africa

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa accused of using armed forces to gain electoral advantage

The clearest indication yet that the Zimbabwe Defence Forces [ZDF] could be stakeholders in elections due to be held in three weeks’ time was …

Africa