Mugabe to Launch All-Out Bid for Power

President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party is planning an aggressive election strategy in a push to take Zimbabwe's upcoming polls.

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Party Goes All-Out to Win Polls

    Zimbabwe Independent, 7 December 2012

    ZANU PF is going for broke in the next high-stakes elections and will throw everything at its disposal -- including deployment of troops particularly in Manicaland and intimidation ... read more »

Supporters of President Mugabe's Zanu-PF party.

  • Zimbabwe:  'I'll Announce Poll Dates Soon'

    The Herald, 7 December 2012

    Zanu-PF First Secretary and President Cde Robert Mugabe says he will announce dates for the harmonised elections set for early next year anytime soon if Copac continues to delay ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Attacks Constitution Writers

    Zimbabwe Independent, 7 December 2012

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has for the first time openly blasted the Copac constitution-making process, saying it had to be closely monitored because the drafters constantly drifted ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Succession High Drama Rocks Zanu-PF Meeting

    Zimbabwe Independent, 7 December 2012

    AN unexpected Zanu PF succession drama, precipitated by controversial remarks by a daring woman party official, rocked a central committee meeting chaired by President Robert ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Deal Decisively With Factionalism - Machaya

    The Herald, 7 December 2012

    ZANU-PF Midlands provincial chairperson Cde Jason Machaya has said the 13th Annual National People's Conference should decisively deal with issues of factionalism and other ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe to Use Conference As Rallying Call to Unite Divided Party

    SW Radio Africa, 7 December 2012

    Robert Mugabe will use his annual party conference in Gweru to rally his deeply divided supporters to prepare for next year's crucial elections. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Remarks By Tvangirai At Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Convention, Kenya (press release)

    Movement for Democratic Change, 7 December 2012

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  • Zimbabwe:  President's Victory Call

    The Herald, 7 December 2012

    ZANU-PF'S 13th Annual National People's Conference should commission preparations for next year's harmonised elections which the revolutionary party must win convincingly, ... read more »

  • Southern Africa:  Zuma to Brief Troika On Progress in Zimbabwe

    The Herald, 7 December 2012

    Sadc facilitator president Jacob Zuma of South Africa is expected to brief the Troika meeting that began in Tanzania yesterday on progress made in Zimbabwe. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Zanu-PF's Nameless, Faceless 'People' (column)

    Zimbabwe Independent, 7 December 2012

    Zanu PF apparatchik Christopher Mutsvangwa recently laid bare what we already know about the workings of his party, describing any challenge to President Robert Mugabe as ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC-T Primaries Row Intensifies

    Zimbabwe Independent, 7 December 2012

    THE recently formed MDC-T Supporters' Forum has rejected as "undemocratic" the party's controversial proposal to hold confirmation exercises for sitting MPs, saying all aspiring ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Parties to Present Positions On Constitution

    The Herald, 7 December 2012

    Parties in the inclusive Government are expected to present their positions on the constitution Second All-Stakeholders Conference's substantive report on Monday. read more »

  • Southern Africa:  Nation Part of SADC Summit Agenda

    SW Radio Africa, 6 December 2012

    Zimbabwe will be part of the agenda at a SADC summit being held in Dar-es-Salaam this weekend to discuss the crisis in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Tsvangirai Loses Confidence in Lieutenants

    The Herald, 7 December 2012

    MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai says he no longer trusts his lieutenants whom he accuses of plotting to oust him before the party's elective congress in 2016. Mr Tsvangirai ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Ex-Zipra Vets Warn Military Leaders to Respect Will of People

    SW Radio Africa, 6 December 2012

    Senior commanders from ZAPU's former military wing, ZIPRA, have said the military should respect the outcome of next year's election results. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Must Get Off Stage (editorial)

    Zimbabwe Independent, 7 December 2012

    President Robert Mugabe, increasingly sounding like a broken record due to his droning rhetoric, will today strut the podium of the controversial U.S.$6,5 million Zanu PF ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Zanu-PF Must Stand Firm and Guide the Revolution (editorial)

    The Herald, 7 December 2012

    The 13th Zanu-PF Annual National People's Conference begins in Gweru today when it will be officially opened by the First Secretary and President of the Party, Cde Robert Mugabe at ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  What Will Swing the Elections? (opinion)

    Zimbabwe Independent, 7 December 2012

    Although the run-up to Zimbabwe's general elections have always been characterised by violence and intimidation since 1980, the intensity scaled new levels in 2000 when the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe's Déjà Vu Moment (opinion)

    Zimbabwe Independent, 7 December 2012

    The on-going Zanu PF annual conference which officially opens today in Gweru will have a palpable air of déjà vu about it, while being some sort of a homecoming for ... read more »

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