OPPOSITION politician Tendai Biti escaped the clutches of Zimbabwean law enforcement on Wednesday morning, skipping into Zambia after a dramatic stand-off involving the neighbouring countries' security agents. The police accuse Biti, a top ally of Nelson Chamisa, of violating electoral...
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe police on Wednesday arrested former finance minister and opposition politician Tendai Biti as he tried to cross the border and seek asylum in neighbouring Zambia, his lawyer said. Biti, whose party formed an election alliance with...
MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa does not have data from a fifth of the nearly 11,000 polling stations used in the July 30 election, his spokesman said on Monday, as the opposition group prepares to challenge the results...
We asked a young Zimbabwean to write down his views on last week's election. He wrote a poem instead. Beyond it all, I will find myself By Tatenda Chinondidyachii Mashanda Beyond suffering There lies my heart in the gully of despair There lies...
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...
PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is the winner of the 2018 election, the Zimbabwe Election Commission (ZEC) declared Thursday night. Mnangagwa won 50.8 percent of the vote, narrowly avoiding a run-off. The ZANU-PF leader won 2 460 463 votes, narrowly beating Nelson Chamisa,...
MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has deleted a tweet in which he claims ‘resounding’ victory in the presidential election, after deadly violence rudely disturbed a calm pre-poll environment. Chamisa’s pre-dawn Tuesday tweet was posted as early unofficial returns, mostly from...
ZIMBABWE’S President Emmerson Mnangagwa is in dialogue with his main rival Nelson Chamisa to ease tensions and has called for an independent investigation into deadly disturbances which claimed three lives as security forces cracked down on violent post-election protests...
AS anti-riot police fought back a tide of angry opposition supporters at the gates of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission's temporary base, a relaxed ZEC chairperson Chigumba was fielding questions from journalists, seemingly impervious to the storm of discontentment over...
THREE people died in Harare on Wednesday as post-election violence erupted in the capital, which escalated with the intervention of the military. “The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to confirm the unfortunate death of three people during the riots which...
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