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zimbabwe election

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

Counting begins in pivotal Zimbabwe election

Polling stations in Zimbabwe closed on Monday after the country’s first election without former leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot, and election officers prepared to start counting. Zimbabwe’s electoral commission has said it will announce final results within five days. Earlier, the main opposition leader in this southern African nation said reports of voting delays

SADC observers say will not endorse sham Zimbabwe election

THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) observer mission says it will not endorse a bogus election in Zimbabwe. The 63-member SADC team‚ led by Angola’s secretary of state in the External Relations ministry‚ Tete Antonio‚ said after meeting political parties in Harare at the weekend that they would not endorse a sham election as their