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 more »

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

    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 more »

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

    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 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 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 more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Must Get Off Stage

    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

    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?

    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

    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 »