The Americans may not have been too pleased with Zimbabwe’s 2018 election, but one American company profited from it. Ipsidy, a New York-based firm that specialises in biometric identification technology, earned the majority of its revenue from a controversial deal...
THE police say they will not allow any public gatherings in Harare following an outbreak of cholera in the capital, throwing into doubt a major opposition rally planned for Saturday, where Nelson Chamisa was to be installed as the...
FORMER South African President Kgalema Motlanthe will chair a seven-member commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe’s post-election violence. Seven people were left dead following a military crackdown on opposition protesters in Harare on August 1, tainting an election that had been...
WHILE President Emmerson Mnangagwa just squeaked through in the July 30 election, securing 50.67% of the vote, his ZANU-PF party took a commanding 69% of the contested 210 parliamentary seats. This immediately raised questions. Is the president considerably less popular...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged to speed up economic reforms, urging Zimbabweans to unite to build the economy and put a hotly disputed election behind them. In a speech after his inauguration at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Mnangagwa...
Has the MDC Alliance accepted the outcome of the Constitutional Court ruling or not? There is confusion over the party's reaction to the Court ruling after it released two sharply contradictory statements within hours of each other, suggesting possible discord...
Nelson Chamisa's MDC Alliance has rejected the Constitutional Court’s ruling upholding Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election win, saying the judiciary was “captured and not fit for purpose". The party threatened mass escalation, in an escalation of the stalemate within just hours...
Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30 election, dismissing opposition leader Nelson Chamisa’s application to overturn the poll. An inauguration will now be held on Sunday, as required by law. A detailed ruling will be...
You can never accuse lawyers of being picky. Ask Lewis Uriri and Thabani Mpofu, the two top lawyers doing battle in Wednesday’s court case on the disputed presidential election. The two advocates have argued many cases, some involving the opposing...
NELSON Chamisa’s presidential election petition challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s win in their tight July 30 contest is due to be heard Wednesday. It is a significant event in Zimbabwe’s electoral history as well as the country’s jurisprudence. Here, newZWire explains...
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