Tag: 2018 Election

Nera to pile pressure on Mugabe

Opposition political parties under the National Electoral Reforms Agenda (Nera) banner plan to hold a rally next week to ratchet up pressure on President Robert Mugabe’s administration to implement poll reforms. Nera legal secretary and MDC-T secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora yesterday said the rally was meant to update supporters on the […]

Mugabe allies hint they could ditch his party

Zimbabwean war veterans, who have given President Robert Mugabe key support in past, vowed on Thursday to rally behind “competent” candidates in next year’s elections even those from the opposition. Chris Mutsvangwa, chairperson of the association of veterans of the 1970s independence war, previously loyal to Mugabe, said the former […]

2018 Election: Zimbabwe opposition parties want UN to handle 2018 election

2018 Election: Zimbabwe opposition parties want UN to handle 2018 election

Zimbabwe’s opposition parties are demanding United Nations involvement in next year’s presidential election after a preparatory meeting fell apart amid an argument with election officials. Zimbabwe Elections Commission chairperson Rita Makarau walked out Tuesday after accusing the opposition of unfairly targeting her. The opposition parties have demanded her resignation, saying […]