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Mar 7th, 2014
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By Simukai Tinhu analysis MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai addressing a rally ahead of 2013 polls. Following defeat in the July 2013 elections, Roy Bennett, the treasurer general of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), made a direct call for the opposition party leader, Morgan Tsvangirai to ste...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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The graft and corruption that is now being unearthed means that the President has failed to do his job. The main responsibility of any President must be to effectively preside over the affairs and administration of the country. In order to achieve that, the President appoints ministers who should be ...
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Oct 8th, 2013
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By Jos Martens Since the first preliminary results of Zimbabwe’s 31 July 2013 harmonised elections emerged, most talk has been about whether or not the elections were free, fair and credible, with the main bone of contention being the rigging of the voters roll. Little has been said about the voting ...
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Oct 8th, 2013
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Zanu PF’s landslide election ‘victory’ was probably at least partly the result of five years hard campaigning for new voters, as there is still no proof of rigging, according to a report from the Solidarity Peace Trust (SPT). Respected academic, Brian Raftopoulos’s analysis in SPT’s election report, ...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF has outwitted its main opposition, Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change, once again. The Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front’s 61% to 33% victory in Zimbabwe’s July 31 presidential race and its 2/3 majority in parliament guarantee it a firm hold for t...
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Aug 12th, 2013
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by Vince Musewe The seat of that fear is in your heart and not in the hand of the feared. I can only imagine the moment thousands of Zimbabweans decided to leave Rhodesia in order to join the struggle. It must have been a very excruciating but an indispensable and predictable occasion after years of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 11th, 2013
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Dear Editor, allow me space to tell a true story about what is happening in Zimbabwe today. Two men, MDC T and ZANU PF were dating a lady called the Electorate of Zimbabwe. The middlemen for both were called Zimbabwe Election Commission who is a cousin to ZANU PF. Since 1980 the Electorate knew only ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 8th, 2013
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Zimbabwe’s trauma continues. The Zimbabwe Election Commission has announced a landslide victory for ZANU-PF. ZANU-PF reportedly took two-thirds of the parliamentary seats and President Mugabe won 61% of the presidential vote, with Morgan Tsvangirai picking up 34%. MDC-T has called the elections ‘a sh...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s defeated presidential candidate Morgan Tsvangirai on Monday prepared to mount a legal and political challenge against the “sham” election that looks set to extend Robert Mugabe’s 33-year rule. Tsvangirai’s allies have announced they will launch a constituti...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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Zanu-PF supporters celebrated Mr Mugabe’s victory with a coffin in an MDC flag     Members of Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party say they have been attacked by followers of President Robert Mugabe.   The allegations come a day after official results from Wednesday’s poll...