Politics

Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti of the Peoples democratic Party (PDP) addresses supporters gathered at a rally to launch the opposition parties' coalition to fight Zimbabwe long-time ruler Robert Mugabe in 2018 elections on August 5, 2017 in Harare. 
Zimbabwean opposition parties launch a united alliance to take on Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party in 2018 elections on August 5, 2017 in Harare.  / AFP PHOTO / Jekesai NJIKIZANA        (Photo credit should read JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Zimbabwe’s Election Most Important in a Generation, Biti Says

Zimbabwe’s elections scheduled to take place this year will be the most important in a generation and critical to restoring democracy and economic growth in the southern African nation that has been dominated by one party since independence in 1980, opposition politician Tendai Biti said. Zimbabwe has been an international […]

Zimbabwe lifts ban on election monitoring by EU and US

Zimbabwe lifts ban on election monitoring by EU and US

Zimbabwe’s new government has set aside its long-standing ban on western observers’ involvement in the country’s polls, inviting the European Union and US to monitor this year’s crucial general election. The EU and US are both on a list of 61 countries and international bodies that will be officially invited by […]

ZEC to monitor media poll coverage

ZEC to monitor media poll coverage

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is set to monitor the coverage of political parties by media outlets in the country towards elections later this year, a senior official has said. In an interview with ZiFM, a local radio station, on Monday night, Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary, Mr […]