Tag: 2018

Zanu PF dictatorship must be sent packing in 2018

The people of Zimbabwe have endured almost four decades of political repression and acute socio–economic decline and deprivation at the hands of the Robert Mugabe – fronted Zanu PF dictatorship. From being the bread–basket of Southern Africa just a few years ago, Zimbabwe has degenerated into a basket case; a […]

Old Mutual director quits to run for president in Zimbabwe

Old Mutual non-executive director Dr Nkosana Moyo has left the company to concentrate on running for president in Zimbabwe’s presidential elections next year. Moyo was previously the country’s trade and industry minister and will be the presidential candidate for the Alliance for the People’s Agenda (APA), standing against the incumbent, Robert […]

Zimbabwe VP pledges ‘free and fair’ election in 2018

Johannesburg – Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday pledged that next year’s elections will be peaceful, “free and fair” despite opposition concerns about electoral interference. Speaking on the sidelines of a conference aimed at courting South African investors, Mnangagwa noted that the last election in 2013 “was free of any violent […]

Zimbabwe: Opposition Not Ready for Elections, MP

Zimbabwe’s opposition is not ready for crunch elections due next year with leaders obsessing about pointless coalitions and “nonsensical” calls for electoral reforms, legislator and veteran politician Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga has said. The coalition talk is misdirected, focussing more on leadership and the parcelling out of post between the respective political parties, […]