Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 30 for query «afrobarometer»

July 22, 2018 5:36 PM MDC Alliance: Gweru Mkoba Rally in Pictures

Opposition MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa drew another large crowd in Gweru at Mkoba Stadium as he continues his campaign for the keys to State House in Harare. Soon after the rally Chamisa took to his Twitter handle and wrote “Thank you Gweru. Mkoba Stadium full to capacity!! Change is in the air. It’s done and over!! The margin 23

July 17, 2018 2:41 PM MPOI to unveil latest presidential opinion poll

The Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) — a nonprofit, nongovernmental research organisation — will on Friday reveal its final findings how people intend to vote in the crunch July 30 vote. Zimbabwe is heading for a presidential, parliamentary and municipal vote — that will be the first since Robert Mugabe was forced to resign in November after a coup — pitting 48

June 13, 2018 5:44 PM Religious leaders hold sway over politicians

A recent survey by the Mass Public Opinion Institute (Mpoi) and Afrobarometer has revealed that most Zimbabweans trust religious leaders and place the military and police ahead of politicians although they say the two agencies must stay out of politics. According to the survey 67 percent of people interviewed trust religious leaders, 55 percent the army, 50 percent 50

July 20, 2017 3:08 AM Zanu PF prepares for early polls

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has ordered the ruling Zanu PF to start preparing for next year’s harmonised elections now, an indication the party could be plotting going for early elections. Party secretary for administration, Ignatius Chombo told journalists after a politburo meeting last night that Mugabe urged the party to unite and start working now. “The President 13

July 16, 2017 10:11 PM Election 2018 not a foregone conclusion

I think the idea that we have to trust prophets with the prediction of where the next government is coming from is more a sign of how desperate we have become than it is a measure of how closer we have become to God. It is regrettable that the political players themselves are not any less desperate. Some of the divine consultations reportedly carried 31

June 4, 2017 3:11 AM How double-faced Mugabe is breeding endemic corruption

President Robert Mugabe often presents himself as a clean politician who abhors corruption, but latest developments in his government have once again stoked accusations that the veteran ruler does not practise what he teaches when it comes to graft. Mugabe a fortnight ago defied public sentiment and moved then Mines and Mining Development permanent secretary 29

June 1, 2017 6:00 AM ‘Robert Mugabe Has Destroyed the Dreams of Generations:’ Zimbabwe’s Protesting #ThisFlag Pastor, One Year On

Enraged by the dire economic situation in his country, the 40-year-old pastor from the Zimbabwean capital Harare released a homemade video in April 2016. Draped in the country’s flag, Mawarire lamented the state Zimbabwe found itself in and the leadership vacuum created during President Robert Mugabe’s 37 years in power. That video fueled a social media 14

May 12, 2017 11:02 PM Dr, eh, Toendepi Shonhe is star of the week!

Doctor Toendepi Shonhe, that sounds a tad uneasy, doesn’t it? Well, for those that have known the man – a former director-general at MDC-T – over the years, it does not roll well on the tongue: but, ladies and gentlemen, Toendepi Shonhe is a full PhD! He read at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa and he graduated just a couple of weeks ago. The academic 16

May 9, 2017 3:30 AM We will trounce Mugabe: Opposition parties

THE optimistic opposition has rubbished findings of a research conducted by a local think-tank that their approval ratings within the voting population has plummeted, while President Robert Mugabe’s popularity has surged, saying only next year’s elections will disprove the findings. The survey, released last week, was conducted by the Mass Public Opinion 10

October 3, 2016 5:43 PM Africa makes slight improvement in governance over 10 years

JOHANNESBURG – Africa's countries have struggled to improve their governance in the past 10 years, according to a comprehensive survey released Monday. The continent's 54 countries together advanced just one point on a 100-point scale measuring overall governance since 2006, according to the Ibrahim Index of African Governance. Although many individual 5