Top Zimbabwe court confirms Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidential election victory

Before the vote, Mnangagwa had said a credible election could pull Zimbabwe out of its diplomatic isolation under former president Robert Mugabe, ending international sanctions and prompting an economic recovery. By: Reuters | Harare | Published: August 25, 2018 10:46:53 am Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s disputed July 30 election victory on Friday, dismissing an opposition […]

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Zimbabwe court to hear election challenge on August 22

Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says the July 30 presidential vote, the first since the removal of Robert Mugabe last year, was rigged by a biased electoral commission. By: Reuters | Johannesberg | Published: August 16, 2018 8:26:31 pm The Zimbabwe opposition’s challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election victory will be heard in the constitutional court on August 22, […]

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa moves to stop Chamisa’s election court challenge 

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa moves to stop Chamisa’s election court challenge By Reuters | Published Wed, August 15th 2018 at 13:52, Updated August 15th 2018 at 14:01 GMT +3 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has filed submissions in the land’s highest court opposing a court challenge to his victory by main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, one of his […]

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Zimbabwe opposition leader Tendai Biti charged over post-election violence

Biti, whose People’s Democratic Party had formed an election alliance with Nelson Chamisa’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), sought asylum in neighbouring Zambia on Wednesday but was deported back to Zimbabwe in a move condemned by the United States. By: Reuters | Harare | Published: August 10, 2018 1:22:08 am Zimbabwe’s former finance minister and opposition leader Tendai […]

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Zimbabweans vote in first election since Mugabe’s removal

Zimbabwe election will see 75-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a long-time Mugabe ally, face 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa, a lawyer and pastor who is vying to become Zimbabwe’s youngest head of state. By: Reuters | Harare | Published: July 30, 2018 8:40:23 am Zimbabweans go to the polls on Monday in the first election since the removal of Robert Mugabe, […]

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Zimbabwean President, E Mnangagwa Attacked During Rally, Media Calls it Assassination Attempt

June 23 at 11:39 AM HARARE, Zimbabwe — The Latest on explosion at Zimbabwe president’s campaign rally (all times local): 5:35 p.m. The United States is condemning the attack on a campaign rally for Zimbabwe’s president, which state media has called an assassination attempt. The U.S. Embassy says on Twitter that “political violence in any […]

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