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Zimbabwe lifts ban on election monitoring by EU and US

Zimbabwe lifts ban on election monitoring by EU and US

Zimbabwe’s new government has set aside its long-standing ban on western observers’ involvement in the country’s polls, inviting the European Union and US to monitor this year’s crucial general election. The EU and US are both on a list of 61 countries and international bodies that will be officially invited by […]

European Union Ready to Send Election Monitors to Zimbabwe

European Union Ready to Send Election Monitors to Zimbabwe

The European Union says it stands ready to send election monitors to Zimbabwe and hopes that free and fair polls can be held soon. EU foreign ministers said in a statement that “the upcoming electoral process will be an essential step” in helping to re-establish the rule of law in […]

Mugabe, EU head for clash

Mugabe, EU head for clash

The European Union (EU) has extended a $5 million sponsorship deal to pro-democracy groups in the country in a move likely to be viewed by President Robert Mugabe as part of the West’s renewed efforts to effect regime change. In a statement requesting for proposals last week, the EU said […]