Elections in Zimbabwe

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2013
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Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has dismissed allegations of election vote rigging, saying the claims are “politicking”, as the country went to the polls. When asked about accusations of vote-rigging, Mr Mugabe said as he cast his vote: “That’s politicking, they want ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2013
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By Sondon S. Mugaradziko Introduction The impact of the just-ended Constitutional referendum will have a bearing on the future politics in Zimbabwe. Once again as Zimbabweans we have been unified in the same way we did in the 1980 general elections. We have realized that beyond politics, we all remai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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The very conditions demanded by the Patriotic Front from Ian Smith, must be the same conditions we insist on today for free and fair elections. It is incontrovertible that, when leadership ceases to be responsive to the needs and aspirations of its followers, the followers will rebel and choose those...
By benim
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May 31st, 2011
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Harare – A pro-democracy research group says a tougher stance by regional leaders can prevent a repeat of bloody, disputed elections in Zimbabwe. The Institute for a Democratic Alternative for Zimbabwe says Southern African leaders for the first time have the will and capacity to ensure credibl...
By benim
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May 9th, 2011
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A member of the southern African mediation team for Zimbabwe said on Monday that the country’s political stalemate “cannot go on forever”, but said new elections would be impossible this year. “Elections this year are out. We need to create a conducive environment and strength...