Top opposition MDC Alliance officials Tendai Biti, Morgan Komichi and seven others have been accused of inciting the deadly post-election violence that rocked Harare. The opposition has dismissed President Emmerson Mnangagwa's victory as fraudulent and is preparing to challenge the results in court.
MDC-T's Komichi Goes Into Hiding, Police Confirm Hunt for Him and Biti
New Zimbabwe, 7 August 2018
OPPOSITION MDC-T national chairman Morgan Komichi has gone into hiding after four armed, but unidentified men visited his Harare Sunday night looking for him. Read more »
MDC-Alliance officials Tendai Biti and Morgan Komichi (file photo).
Authorities Harass, Beat Up Opposition
HRW, 7 August 2018
The Zimbabwe Security Forces and unidentified gunmen have intensified a crackdown on supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDCA) in the aftermath of… Read more »
MDC Alliance supporters protested in Harare after the electoral commission announced that Zimbabwe’s ruling party had won a majority of seats in Parliament.
A torched vehicle near the Simon Vengai Muzenda Street bus terminus (formerly Fourth Street) at Zanu-PF Harare Provincial offices.
Opposition Leaders Biti, Komichi and 7 Others Wanted By Police
The Herald, 7 August 2018
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is looking for nine senior MDC-Alliance officials, including Tendai Biti and Morgan Komichi, on allegations of inciting their supporters to… Read more »
Army Beatings, Abductions Claim All Lies, Govt Tells Envoys
The government has dismissed as lies social media claims of beatings and abductions of citizens in the poorer suburbs of Harare following last week's disputed elections. Read more »
Opposition Protesters Remanded in Custody Over Post-Election Violence
Twenty seven suspected MDC-Alliance supporters who last week went on a rampage destroying property, torching vehicles, blocking roads and attacking people in Harare's central… Read more »
Sour Election a Blow to the Country
The Source, 6 August 2018
By William Saunderson-Meyer - There were high hopes that the general election in Zimbabwe would unambiguously mark the end of this southern African nation's long, painful slide… Read more »
Sylvia Matambo-Maphosa was shot in her back in Harare when soldiers fired at youths who violently protested the opposition MDC Alliance's electoral defeat to Zanu-PF in the ... Read more »
Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for unity in the wake of allegations his election victory was tainted by fraud. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has described the president's victory ... Read more »
Twenty-two opposition activists are facing charges of inciting violence and causing malicious damage to the ruling ZANU-PF party offices. They were remanded in custody until a bail ... Read more »
President Emmerson Mnangagwa avoided a run-off after he received 50.8% of the vote while main opposition challenger Nelson Chamisa received 44.3%. Chamisa said the MDC Alliance ... Read more »
A day after protests on the streets of Harare turned deadly, President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he is "in communication" with opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, who had ... Read more »
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission declared Emmerson Mnangagwa president shortly after midnight on Friday. The ruling Zanu-PF party won 144 of the 210 seats in parliament. But the ... Read more »
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