What Should We Expect From Zimbabwe's Elections?
Twenty-three presidential candidates have thrown their hats into the ring, but the serious contest is expected to be between incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa and young opposition leader Nelson Chamisa - but can Zimbabwe conduct peaceful and legitimate elections, bearing in mind the bomb attack that narrowly missed Mnangagwa at a pre-election rally.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa (file photo).
Zimbabwe: Tensions Simmer As Crunch Vote Nears
New Zimbabwe, 2 July 2018
Zimbabwe's political parties are trudging along towards the July 30 elections to choose a new administration, although there is simmering tension over state media bias, the role of… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Election Officers' Training Begins
The Herald, 2 July 2018
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) will today start training constituency election officers who will chair multi-party liaison committee meetings in constituencies to ensure a… Read more »
Kubatana.net, 2 July 2018
In the weeks leading up to and following Zimbabwe's disputed 2013 election, Zimbabweans were hit by significant Internet-based attacks. Because the incident was not widely… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 2 July 2018
Seven months into the new presidency, and just a month before elections - the first without Robert Mugabe since independence - Zimbabweans are telling a story of lost hope. Read more »
Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa wants a voters' roll with pictures of all registered voters to prevent rigging, a request described by observers as an intimidation tactic. The ... Read more »
Presidential candidates who will contest in the July 30 election have rejected the government's offer of State security, with some preferring to be given money to pay the security ... Read more »