Zanu-PF

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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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Sep 12th, 2013
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Baku-APA.Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe said Wednesday that Zimbabwe will not be destroyed by Western sanctions and will rely on its natural resources and friendly countries for survival, APA reports quoting Xinhua.   Mugabe made the remarks during a press conference soon after swearin...
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Aug 18th, 2013
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IN the aftermath of bitterly-contested election between them and a disputed result, President-elect Robert Mugabe is likely to engage outgoing Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai after the finalisation of his court petition in a bid to preclude the country from plunging into renewed turmoil MDC party ha...
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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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Zimbabwe’s leader Robert Mugabe has told critics of his re-election they can “go hang” if they try to challenge his disputed presidential victory. In his first speech since retaining his post, the 89-year-old made clear he would brook no questioning of his overwhelming win last month and dismissed hi...
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 10th, 2013
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Triumph for the president and his party, Zanu-PF, cannot be dismissed as rigging and obstruction by the incumbent, writes Blessing-Miles Tendi for the GUARDIAN AFRICA NETWORK. There is a phenomenon in African politics called the preponderance of incumbency. Simply put, it maintains that it is difficu...
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’s parliamentary majority raises concerns about fewer checks and balances, and what an all-powerful Mugabe means. Robert Mugabe is planning the ‘indigenisation’ of businesses in Zimbabwe, compelling foreign firms to hand over at least 51% of shares to local ownership. Photogr...