All posts tagged: election


President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa tells SADC leaders his election was clean

By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose electoral victory is being challenged in Zimbabwean courts, on Friday told his SADC peers he was elected cleanly in an election in which all his challengers were allowed to campaign freely. He was speaking in his maiden speech address to Head of States and Government at the 38th

Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga

Zim election: Female candidates face scathing abuse

“Are you married?” The frequent question for Fadzayi Mahere, a Zimbabwe opposition politician, isn’t from men trying their luck. Instead, people of all genders approach her with the concern that a woman — a single woman — aspires to lead them. Ahead of Monday’s historic election in the largely conservative country, the few female candidates

ZEC chair Priscilla Chigumba

Curtain closes on poll campaigns as Zim prepares to vote

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) on Friday issued a notice declaring that Saturday will be the last day of campaigning by all 55 political parties contesting in the July 30 election. The country will hold elections for the presidential candidates‚ parliament and local government on Monday. “The notice serves to advise all political parties and

Mnangagwa, Chamisa to meet before presidential election?

By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa could finally meet with his number one challenger Nelson Chamisa before the July 30 presidential election, if plans by a local church group to bring together all contesting presidential candidates are anything to go by. The plans by the Catholic run Silveira House are aimed at both preserving and