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...
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...
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...
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...
By Sharon Mupfure When Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated in November, many people around me were over the top in their hope. I was really sceptical. I have changed over time. The funny thing is that those that were over the top...
By Tawanda Moyo TWENTY-ONE years ago, I started Grade One at a rural school in Masvingo. There were just a few benches in that class and, close to every day, we wrote a test to determine who got to sit on...
BINDURA - MAIN opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa of the MDC Alliance played up his ‘endorsement’ by former President Robert Mugabe as he made a foray into a province that has long been a bastion of ZANU-PF. In the 2013 elections,...
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...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) must deliver a credible election as it is key to economic recovery, a grouping of Zimbabwean CEOs has said. ZEC, under fire from the opposition for its handling of preparations for Monday’s election, must work...
IF he had his way, Nelson Chamisa said on Wednesday, he would not have participated in an election without his demanded reforms. But as “a leader who is democratic”, he yielded to the people, including traditional leaders, war veterans, serving...
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