Zimbabweans Hope For the Best, But Expect the Worst
A pre-election survey by the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Afrobarometer's core partner for Southern Africa, assesses the prevailing public mood, including voting intentions ahead of the presidential, parliamentary, and local government elections on July 30. Zimbabweans express mixed feelings as they will, for the first time, cast the ballot since the dramatic military intervention that forced an end to the 37-year rule of Robert Mugabe.
- Publication Date:
- 4 July 2018
As Zimbabwe prepares for her elections on July 30, the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Afrobarometer's core partner for Southern Africa, ... see more »
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