Tag: Democracy

Zimbabwe elections to be held between July 21 and August 22

Zimbabwe elections to be held between July 21 and August 22

Zimbabwe will hold elections to choose a new president between 21 July and 22 August this year, the country’s electoral body has announced. The polls will be Zimbabwe’s first without the spectre of aged Robert Mugabe, 94, who was forced to resign in November after a military takeover, and late […]

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 […]