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Zimbabwe heads to Commonwealth summit to ‘re-engage’

Zimbabwe heads to Commonwealth summit to ‘re-engage’

Zimbabwe’s foreign minister will attend the Commonwealth summit this week in London, an official in Harare said on Monday, underlining the country’s international re-engagement since president Robert Mugabe’s fall. Mugabe angrily pulled Zimbabwe out of the Commonwealth bloc in 2003 after its membership was suspended over violent and graft-ridden elections the […]

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 […]