Tag: 2018 Election

Bite the bullet, opposition tells Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa will have to keep his word and run a free, fair and credible election if Zimbabwe is to be fully integrated into the international community of nations, opposition parties have said. In the wake of reports that the United States government has decided to slap Mnangagwa’s government […]

European Union Ready to Send Election Monitors to Zimbabwe

European Union Ready to Send Election Monitors to Zimbabwe

The European Union says it stands ready to send election monitors to Zimbabwe and hopes that free and fair polls can be held soon. EU foreign ministers said in a statement that “the upcoming electoral process will be an essential step” in helping to re-establish the rule of law in […]

Mnangagwa: We would accept election defeat

Mnangagwa: We would accept election defeat

Emmerson Mnangagwa – Zimbabwe’s new president – has told the BBC his party would accept defeat should Zanu-PF lose the election later this year. Speaking to Mishal Husain, he said: “If we lose elections, that’s it.” Mr Mnangagwa – who become president last year after Robert Mugabe was ousted – […]