Zimbabwe: Mugabe's Party Divided Over Polls

Cracks have emerged in President Robert Mugabe's party over the exact timing of general elections amid revelations that the former ruling party is not ready for polls.

ZANU-PF Party headquarters.

  • Zimbabwe:   Zanu-PF Subverts Democracy in Many Ways

    Zimbabwe Standard, 13 January 2013

    In the run-up to the discredited 2008 harmonised elections, an elderly relative in Seke Communal Lands related how she and other villagers had been told at a Zanu PF meeting that… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Zanu-PF Manicaland Urged to Unite

    The Herald, 11 January 2013

    ZANU-PF Central Committee member Cde Fred Kanzama has challenged members in Manicaland to unite and work towards re-gaining all seats lost to the MDC in the 2008 harmonised… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Poll Plan Off Rails

    Financial Gazette, 9 January 2013

    ATTEMPTS by President Robert Mugabe to push for a March plebiscite with or without a new constitution appear to have gone off the rails after the Ministry of Mines and Mining… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Zanu-PF Primaries - Jostling in Full Swing

    Zimbabwe Independent, 4 January 2013

    JOSTLING to contest in Zanu PF's primary elections has reached fever pitch with the politburo set to finalise the selection criteria for candidates to stand on the party's ticket… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Zanu-PF Must Bury Factionalism

    The Herald, 31 December 2012

    The recent Zanu-PF Annual National People's Conference held in Gweru this December identified factionalism and corruption as stumbling blocks which needed to be dealt with to win… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Zanu-PF Factionalism - Masvingo Clashes Reveal Deepening Cracks

    Zimbabwe Independent, 23 November 2012

    THE chaos that rocked the Zanu PF Masvingo provincial meeting designed to endorse President Robert Mugabe's candidature for next year's elections exposed underlying divisions in… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Mugabe in Poll Crisis

    Financial Gazette, 19 July 2012

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is in a crisis on the issue of holding fresh polls amid cracks within the inclusive government on whether the country should go for a snap poll or restrict… Read more »