Tag: 2018 Election

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 – […]

Mnangagwa to Hold Elections in Four to Five Months

Mnangagwa to Hold Elections in Four to Five Months

Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, a newspaper on Thursday quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying, the first time since independence the southern African state will conduct a vote that does not involve former ruler Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, who took over after Mugabe was forced to resign […]

Mnangagwa is ‘afraid of elections’, claims Grace Mugabe ally

Mnangagwa is ‘afraid of elections’, claims Grace Mugabe ally

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was ousted by a “military coup” that forced his resignation, former cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo said in an interview with the BBC broadcast on Thursday. Moyo, a former higher education minister under the last president and an ardent Mugabe loyalist, said Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa stole power and […]