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Zimbabwe minister vows upcoming elections will be free and fair

Zimbabwe minister vows upcoming elections will be free and fair

The highly-anticipated Zimbabwe’s first presidential elections in the post-Robert Mugabe era will be credible, free and fair, the country’s Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso Moyo said on Monday. “Zimbabwe is preparing for harmonised elections around July or August, and we believe that the election is going to be free […]

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 – […]

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 […]