Has Former UN Chief Annan Crushed Chamisa's Poll Demands?

Opposition political parties should stop making "unreasonable" demands to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission as they risk inciting public unrest, which has the potential to spawn grave and unintended consequences, former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan has said. Annan came to Zimbabwe leading The Elders, an independent group of mostly retired global leaders working together for peace and human rights.

Former U.N. secretary general Kofi Annan with President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the State House in Harare while fellow members of “The Elders” group Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, and Lakhdar Brahimi, an Algerian career diplomat look on.

Kofi Annan with Nelson Chamisa, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance in Harare. He is accompanied The Elders group members Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, and Lakhdar Brahimi, an Algerian career diplomat.

Photo: The Herald

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba (file photo).

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