POLITICS

MDC blames intimidation for by-elections loss

OPPOSITION MDC has blamed "calculated intimidation and vote buying" for its embarrassing loss  of Nyanga ward 26, a claim that Zanu-PF scoffed at as a case of "sour grapes".The ruling party's Bis...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 July 2019

POLITICS

Chigumba, Silaigwana will not manage elections again, says Chamisa

ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson and recently confirmed chief elections officer, Utoile Silaigwana, will not manage elections in Zimbabwe again, opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa sai...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2019

POLITICS

Zec appoints substantive Chief Elections Officer

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has appointed, Mr Utoile Silaigwana, as the substantive Chief Elections Officer taking over from Mrs Constance Chigwamba. Mr Silaigwana's appointment is effecti...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2019

POLITICS

MDC won't impose candidate for by-election

THE opposition MDC will not nominate any candidate for Glen View South constituency which fell vacant following the death of Morgan Tsvangirai's daughter, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java.Tsvangirai-Java died a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2019

POLITICS

'Mnangagwa violates Constitution on Lupane East by-election'

LEGISLATIVE watchdog, Veritas, has said the Lupane East by-election will count as yet another failure by government to comply with the country's Constitution.President Emmerson Mnangagwa, by proclamat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2019

POLITICS

Japajapa's 'rigged' elections case remanded for ruling

A HARARE magistrate has set May 17 as the day he will make a ruling on MDC Alliance activist Paddington Japajapa, who is accused of inciting the political violence which rocked the capital on August 1...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 May 2019

POLITICS

MDC buoyant ahead of Mutasa by-election

The MDC-Alliance says it expects to retain the Mutasa Rural District Council's (MRDC) ward 10 seat in a by-election set for May 11 after High Court judge Justice Isaac Muzenda dismissed an application...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 May 2019

POLITICS

Chamisa considering boycotting 2023 elections?

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has hinted on various strategies that his party will use to deal with the Zanu-PF menace and one of them might be an election boycott. The party's elective Congress ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2019

POLITICS

Zanu-PF Bulawayo province endorses Mnangagwa for 2023 elections

THE ruling Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial leadership has endorsed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the party's presidential candidate for 2023 and told off opposition leader Nelson Chamisa for demanding t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 December 2018

POLITICS

Zimbabwe post-election violence Commission relied on post-mortem evidence

THE commission of inquiry into the August 1 post-election violence that resulted in the fatal shooting of six civilians by the military has claimed that it captured 90% of evidence, particularly post-...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2018

POLITICS

Zimbabwe post-election violence probe team slams critics

The seven-member Commission of Inquiry into the post-elections violence that claimed six lives and left property worth of millions dollars destroyed in Harare, has slammed its critics and defended the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2018

SOCCER

Fifa to send delegation over Zifa election

WORLD football governing body Fifa are expected to send a fact-finding mission to Harare to get to the bottom of what is fast becoming a soccer cesspit.December 1, 2018 was supposed to be the day when...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 December 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF sweeps to victory in by-election

Zanu-PF has overwhelmingly won the Mutoko North by-election held on Saturday, reaffirming the ruling party's popularity as shown by the July 30 harmonised elections where it scored more than two third...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 November 2018

POLITICS

War Vets leader in Chiredzi against by-elections

NATIONAL political commissar for the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA), Francis Nhando says the ruling Zanu PF party will lose to the MDC Alliance if the party recalls its...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 November 2018

OPINION

Judges should not run elections

On 11 September 2018, a video circulated on social media showing some opposition politicians in Parliament chanting: "mbavha! mbavha!" as Justice Chigumba entered the Parliament chamber to conduct the...

By Tererai Mafukidze | Published: 14 September 2018

POLITICS

Khupe faction blames 'rebel' tag for poor election showing

THE Thokozani Khupe-led faction of the MDC-T claims that the "breakaway faction and rebel" tag given to it by its rivals significantly contributed to its poor performance in the July 30 general electi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 September 2018

OPINION

July 30 election a fake, waste of time

When Moses was sent to approach Pharaoh to demand the freedom of the Israelites, Pharaoh was adamant. He would not let them go.Every evidence was there that Egypt was not their land and that they were...

By Zanda Shumba | Published: 27 July 2018

POLITICS

Chief Ndiweni challenges Charumbira reelection

NTABAZINDUNA Chief Felix Nhlanhlayemangwe Ndiweni has taken the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to court seeking nullification of provincial assembly and national chiefs council elections held bet...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 July 2018

POLITICS

MDC Alliance seek donations to feed election agents

THE MDC Alliance has sent out begging bowls in a bid to attract donations to feed 45 000 election agents that it will deploy for Monday's harmonised elections.MDC-T deputy treasury general Mr Chalton ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Credible elections will see GDP grow 6,5% by year-end

SOUTH African firm Emergent Research says a clear winner and a clean election will see the gross domestic product (GDP) grow to 6,5% by year end.Emergent Research is an investment research and advisor...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 July 2018

POLITICS

ESR deploys 6 000 election observers

THE Election Situation Room (ESR) has deployed 6 000 election observers to various constituencies across the country in an effort to ensure the smooth running of Monday's general elections.ESR is a co...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zim economy desperate for election turn-around

Zimbabwean factory manager Sifelani Jabangwe is a survivor of the Mugabe years, overseeing a company that stayed in business through hyperinflation, the national currency being abandoned and an exodus...

By TimesLive | Published: 25 July 2018

OPINION

Final thoughts before the Zimbabwe election

This is the last contribution I will make before the elections and I struggled to reduce all my thoughts into one column, so if it is a bit lengthier than usual, do forgive me.With so little time left...

By Paul Kaseke | Published: 25 July 2018

OPINION

Zimbabwe Elections 2018: The big read

Always on guard for synonyms of the word "election", I stroked through thesauruses, translations and search icons I could lay my fingertips on. I simply fell for one word-"choice". At least chosen can...

By Sharon Hofisi | Published: 25 July 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa banned from holding election protest

Police in Zimbabwe have banned the main opposition party from holding a protest outside the country's election commission as tensions rise days before a historic vote.The opposition MDC party planned ...

By AP | Published: 24 July 2018
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