Tag: 2018 Election

Zimbabwe’s MDC-T launches election manifesto

Zimbabwe’s MDC-T launches election manifesto

Thokozani Khupe‚ the leader of a splinter faction of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T)‚ at a rally in Bulawayo on Saturday‚ officially launched the party’s election campaign and election manifesto‚ the theme of which is “Building an Economy to Support Transformation”. According to Masarira‚ the party’s manifesto does not […]

Mugabe’s Party Is Said to Fear Zimbabwe Vote Loss After His Exit

Mugabe’s Party Is Said to Fear Zimbabwe Vote Loss After His Exit

Zimbabwe’s ruling party is growing increasingly nervous that it could lose power in its first election without Robert Mugabe at its helm against an opposition emboldened by the end of the 37-year rule of the liberation struggle leader. Three members of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front’s politburo, its most […]

President Emmerson Mnangagwa briefing the Zimbabwe Business Club in Harare, Zimbabwe on Thursday, January 18 2018. Pic: Waldo Swiegers / Bloomberg

European Union Agrees to Send Election Observers to Zimbabwe

The European Union said it will send a delegation to monitor Zimbabwe’s general elections for the first time in 16 years as relations between the southern African nation and Western countries continue to improve. Zimbabwe is required by its constitution to hold general and presidential elections by Aug. 22. The […]