INDEPENDENT poll watchdog, Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) says polling agents at 93% of stations it surveyed on voting day had received records of the presidential results. “At 97% and 99% of polling stations, respectively, MDC Alliance and ZANU-PF party...
African observer missions have endorsed Monday’s elections as complying with regional standards, but urged more reforms to end suspicion and improve transparency.  Four observer teams - the SADC Election Observer Mission, the AU Observer Mission, Comesa and the SADC Parliamentary...
MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa announced his seven-party coalition will participate in Monday’s election, despite earlier threats not to take part unless his demands were met. On the eve of meetings of key organs of Chamisa’s MDC-T party, senior...
By Perry Munzwembiri If there ever was any doubt about the exact nature of the state Robert Mugabe - deposed in what has become known as a military assisted transition back in November 2017 - bequeathed us, then the events...
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...
Politicians lie. They will lie about their achievements, and lie about their promises. They have studied us. They know what we want to hear; we warm to hopeful and positive messages, and we hate painful truths. So they lie. And how...
ZANU-PF has secured a majority in Parliament after posting big wins across its rural strongholds, latest election results released today show, pointing to a victory for President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Results released early Wednesday by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) showed...
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...
Once, it was the music of the Mbare Chimurenga Choir which told you that you were at a ZANU PF event. But on Saturday morning, on the pavilion of the Borrowdale Race Course, it was Phil Collins singing “In...
ROBERT Mugabe is voting for the opposition. In a manoeuvre that no-one could imagine just ten months back, the deposed strongman has thrown in his lot with the Movement for Democratic Change, a party he repeatedly vowed would never be...
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