Major Blow for Zimbabwe Opposition Poll Challenge

Zimbabwean authorities have cast doubt on whether Nelson Chamisa's South Africa lawyers would appear in a Harare court to support the MDC Alliance leader's challenge to the July presidential poll. South African legal heavyweights Dali Mpofu and Tembeka Ngcukaitobi are already in Harare preparing for a case that could see President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election victory overturned - but the justice minister has declined to issue temporary work permits.

South African legal heavyweights Dali Mpofu and Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, left. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa, right (file photo).

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