Category: Politics

Emmerson Mnangagwa's presidency to be tested on 30 July 2018

WHO WILL WIN THE ELECTIONS? Dark Horses, Spoilers and Kingmakers

By Dumisani O. Nkomo In last week’s instalment, I analysed the chances of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa’s prospects in the 30 July Presidential...

Ambassador Christopher Mutsvangwa, ZANU (PF) aspiring Member of the House of Assembly for Norton

Apologise to the people of Norton: Mutsvangwa urged

“Ambassador Christopher Mutsvangwa says he loves  ZANU (PF) more than anything else but as a fellow party member I think the Advisor to President Mnangagwa should...

Zanu-PF supporters pictured replacing MDC Alliance candidate's poster in Bikita West

Threats to ‘burn’ candidate’s house as tensions rise

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) has said it has received reports in Mudzi, Mashonaland East Province, that indicate that police recently arrested...

Jestina Mukoko, National Director of Zimbabwe Peace Project

Respect the peace pledge: ZPP urges politicians

By Byron Mutingwende The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged politicians to reach out to to their supporters and educate them that they are all bound by the pledge...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa sued jointly with chiefs and ZANU (PF) by the MDC

Mnangagwa, ZANU (PF) and chiefs sued over electoral malpractices

THE opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has hauled President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his ruling ZANU PF party to court in the hunt for an order compelling...

Sakhile Sifelani Ngoma, the Executive Director of WiPSU.

WiPSU bemoans stifling of women’s rights to equal political participation

The gazetting of the National Assembly Candidates by Direct Election on the 22nd of June, 2018 and the candidates for Local Authorities is indicative of a political...

government and UN representatives at the ZUNDAF review meeting

UN Strategic Framework lauded for catalysing development results in Zimbabwe

28 June 2018, Harare – Today the Government and the United Nations together with development partners convened high level review meeting to validate and take stock of...

Priscilla Chigumba, ZEC Chairperson, overseeing elections in Zimbabwe

The 30 July people’s decision

By Harry Ruka Mazhindu How Zimbabweans are going to vote is not clear. But the result will matter both to the future of their country and the region. A casual visitor to...

Tawanda Chimhini (L), CEO of Election Resource Centre calling for independent audit of the voters' roll

The politics of voters’ roll audit in Zimbabwe

By Farai Chirimumimba Most countries rarely undertake independent voters’ roll audits to correct any irregularities noted, and when they do there are always...

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission

Democratic integrity of Zimbabwe’s upcoming harmonised elections

By Farai Chirimumimba The current ruling ZANU-PF government has in recent years been accused of rigging elections or unfair conduct. This is not a phenomenon unique to...