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By IndepthAfrica
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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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Jul 31st, 2013
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Few Zimbabweans expect to be surprised by the result of the election – but their 89-year-old president can’t cling on for ever. Bloodshed has always accompanied political change in Zimbabwe, so elections should not be hopeful events in this country. And yet, somehow, they always are. Tens of thousand...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2013
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By Knox Chitiyo analysis Zimbabwe’s election on 31 July will mark the formal end of the fragile 2009 Government of National Unity (GNU) which, for all its fractiousness, has proved surprisingly resilient and brought economic stability to Zimbabwe after a decade of national trauma. There are fiv...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Mar 19th, 2013
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By AFP/Reuters ALMOST 95 percent of Zimbabweans voted in favour of a new constitution that paves the way for new elections, and cuts short Robert Mugabe’s perpetuated rule, results showed Tuesday. Tallies released by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) reported 3,079,966 voters were in favour of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2013
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ZIMBABWE’S President Robert Mugabe will always be a complex character and an enigma, usually attracting varied perceptions as to the true nature of his ideological leanings and overall contribution to the country. Herbert Moyo, Theindependent Cabinet ministers recently described Mugabe as a double-fa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Feb 24th, 2013
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ZIMBABWEANS should not expect radical changes if either President Robert Mugabe or Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai wins the forthcoming elections, analysts have said. BY PATRICE MAKOVA The two are the leading contenders in elections expected in June or July this year, while MDC leader, Professor Wel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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by Marko Phiri Since independence in 1980, there appears to be an ingrained political psyche peculiar to Zimbabwe’s Matebeleland region,  where the region’s political landscape has been painted by some in ethnicity colours.  Historians say today’s tribal politics date back to the 1960s and 70s when n...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 15th, 2013
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By Simukai Tinhu The tendency of international statesmen to praise ‘the man of the moment’ through an awards system or complementary rhetoric is amongst one of the most endearing features of contemporary international politics. But sometimes international leaders get it wrong.  Zimbabwe’s Robert Muga...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Jan 6th, 2013
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The curtain came down on what was another tumultuous year for Zimbabweans. 180 people perished on our ever deteriorating roads, claiming the life of Zimbabwe soccer legend, Adam Ndlovu whilst badly injuring Peter. It was yet another heartbreak with the Warriors, failing dismally to finish the job in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2012
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By Ibbo Mandaza, theindependent The expectation ever since the inauguration of the Global Political Agreement (GPA) on September 15, 2008 and its Government of National Unity (GNU) on February 14, 2009 that harmonised elections would be held sooner rather than later, has been integral to the Zimbabwe...