All posts tagged: military


Military may have made impact on Zim elections – legal think-tank

Zimbabwean legal think-tank Veritas has warned that the military would have a strong influence over the way people voted in Zimbabwe’s general elections on Monday. However, top military officials have publicly declared that they would recognise the presidential winner regardless of political affiliation, Zimbabwean newspaper NewsDay reported on Tuesday. In its Sunday report, prior to

VP Constantino Chiwenga

Chiwenga takes aim at Chamisa, lawyer over poll threats

By Staff Reporter VICE President Constantino Chiwenga had taken aim at MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa and his followers for repeated vows they will not accept anything short of victory in Monday’s general elections. Chiwenga was addressing Zanu PF supporters Friday in Harare’s sprawling settlement of Caledonia, home to an estimated 30 000 families. The

Military will submit to Chamisa, says Tsvangirai’s daughter

By Staff Reporter FORMER MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s daughter, Vimbai has wadded into the storm around the role of the military in Zimbabwe’s elections insisting the country’s defence forces were too disciplined to block another opposition victory in this month’s elections. While opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa continues to raise fears of vote fraud

Do not trust army, says pro-democracy group

Staff Reporter A TOP pro-democracy group has warned Zimbabweans against investing their trust on the military which on Wednesday vowed to remain impartial ahead of the country’s general elections July 30. Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC), a local grouping of civic organisations that have led the push for good governance in Zimbabwe, was responding to

…But church group report says Zimbabweans trust the military

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWEANS now have a high level of trust in the military as compared to other key State institutions, a Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) report has revealed. The research was conducted by the church grouping under the theme, “State of election preparedness for the country”. Presenting its findings Thursday in Mutare, ZCC