Tagged: Zimbabwe elections 2013

Now Tsvangirai Wants To Talk To Mugabe

Now Tsvangirai Wants To Talk To Mugabe

Fomer Zimbabwe prime minister and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has said that he wishes to engage President Robert Mugabe. Morgan Tsvangirai wants to have a chat with President MugabeNick-Clegg / Foter.com / CC BY...

ZANU-Pf Won –  Annan

ZANU-Pf Won – Annan

Former United Nations Kofi Annan has said that President Robert Mugabe and his party could have won this year’s elections with or without games purely on the strength of their organisational skills. He was...

Manyenyeni Elected Harare Mayor + Other Mayoral Results

Manyenyeni Elected Harare Mayor + Other Mayoral Results

The opposition MDC-T has announced its elected mayors for the different councils around the country In Harare ouncillor Bernard Gabriel Manyenyeni was today elected as the Mayor of Harare at the Town House. Councillor...

Sadc Statement On Zimbabwe Elections

Sadc Statement On Zimbabwe Elections

The Southern African Development Community Observer Mission to the Zimbabwe elections has described the polls as free, ‘peaceful and generally credible’. Here is the summary statement below: ________________ SUMMARY STATEMENT OF THE SADC ELECTION OBSERVATION...

Mbeki Accuses NewsDay Of ‘Communicating Falsehoods’

Mbeki Accuses NewsDay Of ‘Communicating Falsehoods’

Former South African president Thabo Mbeki has moved quickly to speak on an article by Zimbabwean newspaper NewsDay accusing it of ‘intending to communicate falsehoods’. Below is the statement from his office, unredacted. _______________...

Mugabe Inauguration On Thursday; Makes Sadc Vice Chair

Mugabe Inauguration On Thursday; Makes Sadc Vice Chair

Zimbabwe’s incumbent President Robert Mugabe will be inaugurated on Thursday after his election win. President Mugabe walked away with 61% of votes in the just-ended harmonised elections. His party won an overwhelming majority in...

Sadc Looks Set To Endorse Zimbabwe’s Disputed Elections

Sadc Looks Set To Endorse Zimbabwe’s Disputed Elections

It looks as if Southern African Development Community leaders will endorse Zimbabwe’s just-ended elections, if statements by incoming chair, President Joyce Banda at the start of the ongoing summit in Malawi are anything to...

Another GNU? Internet Seems To Think So

Another GNU? Internet Seems To Think So

Speculation is rife that Zimbabwe might be in store for another farcical edition of the so-called Government of National Unity. Zanu-Pf has denied that they have held talks with MDC-T while the MDC-T claims...

Tsvangirai Withdraws Election Petition

Tsvangirai Withdraws Election Petition

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has withdrawn his election petition challenging Zanu-Pf’s Robert Mugabe’s win the recent harmonised elections. Tsvangirai cited among reasons the fact that he  was nor furnished with election material for his...

AUDIO: Joseph Chinotimba Interview On Zimnetradio

AUDIO: Joseph Chinotimba Interview On Zimnetradio

Winner of the House of Assembly seat for Buhera South Joseph Chinotimba was interviewed by internet radio station Zimnetradio. It is an interesting interview which shows the liberation war hero as a lot smarter...

Govt Planning To Scrap Electricity Bills –  Mujuru

Govt Planning To Scrap Electricity Bills – Mujuru

Vice President Joice Mujuru has said that the government plans to follow up the directive to scrap all local municipal bills by getting rid of electricity bills. Mujuru was reported by state media as...

No Changes To Visa Requirements – SA

No Changes To Visa Requirements – SA

South Africa says there are no changes to visa requirements for people wishing to stay in that country for 90 days or more. Mkuseli Apleni, the Director General, Home Affairs says: The visa situation...

Mugabe Wins Presidency; Tsvangirai Unhappy

Mugabe Wins Presidency; Tsvangirai Unhappy

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has declared Zanu-Pf’s Robert Mugabe as the winner of the harmonised elections held on 31 July. Mugabe garnered 61% of votes ahead of bitter rival Morgan Tsvangirai of the MDC-T’s...

Of Bennett’s Twitter Comment On Chinotimba And Race Debates

Of Bennett’s Twitter Comment On Chinotimba And Race Debates

MDC-T treasurer Roy Bennett torched a race storm. He posted this on Saturday; Ghaa!! Chino’s zvokwadi zvaitaura Muzenda” tikiaisa Gudo rino pinda! “ This started debate on whether this comment was racially insensitive or...

Official Zim Election Results Updates

Official Zim Election Results Updates

ZEC has started announcing results for the harmonised elections: Updated at 17:00 on 2-8-2013 [local time] Winners are in bold: Pelandaba Mpopoma MDC 965, FZC 572, Inp 327, Ind 39, Zapu 140, Zanu Ndonga...

Zim  Elections: AU Declares Them Free, Fair And Fairly Credible

Zim Elections: AU Declares Them Free, Fair And Fairly Credible

The African Union observer mission in its preliminary report has said Zimbabwe’s elections were free, fair and credible unless proven otherwise. While acknowledging that there were issues  and incidents, it did not feel that...