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August 14, 2018 1:45 PM ‘Poll results betrayal of one man, one vote’

Nelson Chamisa yesterday said in his Heroes Day message that the will of the people, expressed at the polls, must prevail in honour of heroes and heroines. “It is notable that we are commemorating this year’s edition of Heroes’ Day two weeks after holding a historic general election, whose national spirit is reminiscent of the 1980 election that founded 5

August 8, 2018 4:03 PM Zambia denies Tendai Biti political asylum

Zambia has denied asylum to senior Zimbabwean opposition politician Tendai Biti, Foreign Minister Joe Malanji has told the BBC. “He wanted to seek asylum but his grounds are not meritorious. As it is, we are just keeping him for safe custody before he heads back to Harare,” Mr Malanji told the BBC. “It is not up to us to tell when he’s going back; it’s up to the Zimbabwean 22

August 8, 2018 1:57 PM Tendai Biti freed, lawyer says

The attempt by military intelligence agents to capture opposition MDC Alliance principal Tendai Biti at the Zimbabwe-Zambia proved unsuccessful, with reports suggesting he is now safely in the capital Lusaka, where he is expected to seek political asylum. Lawyer Denford Halimani says Biti was released after being arrested while trying to enter Zambia 21

August 4, 2018 1:08 PM Yoh! Zimbabwe state broadcaster played cartoons during Nelson Chamisa’s presser

The Zimbabwean state broadcaster found a way to dismiss Nelson Chamisa, the opposition leader, as a mere Mickey Mouse without blurting it out. Yesterday afternoon, millions of Zimbabweans and many around the world tuned in to watch the press conference delivered by Nelson Chamisa, the opposition leader who lost the election to President Emmerson Mnangagwa 33

August 2, 2018 6:13 PM Chiwenga on Biti assassination claims

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga yesterday angrily rejected an MDC Alliance allegation that he was plotting to assassinate presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa and his alliance partner Tendai Biti, dismissing the allegations as hallucinations of a man high on weed. This comes after Biti told a news conference on Tuesday that Chiwenga had ordered 39

August 2, 2018 9:20 AM Mnangagwa says talking to opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to defuse tension

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Thursday he had been talking to opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to try to defuse tension over this week’s presidential election after violent clashes on the streets of Harare. Writing on Twitter, Mnangagwa also called for an independent investigation into the violence, in which three people were killed 37

July 31, 2018 1:52 PM #Zimbabwe opposition preparing court order for release of vote results – Tendai Biti

Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) opposition party is preparing a court application to force the election commission to release results from Monday’s national ballot, a senior MDC official said on Tuesday. Tendai Biti, a former finance minister, said some election results that were supposed to be posted outside voting stations were not available 33

July 30, 2018 3:50 PM EU observers offer mixed picture of first Zimbabwe vote since Mugabe’s fall

Zimbabwe held its first election on Monday since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup and European Union observers said the vote was “very smooth” in some places and “totally disorganised” in others. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a long-time ally of Mugabe, faces opposition leader Nelson Chamisa in the vote. Mnangagwa is the frontrunner 40

July 30, 2018 7:49 AM ZBC refused to flight Chamisa’s prayer

State-controlled broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) refused to flight MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa’s political advertisement ahead of the crunch election today ostensibly because it breached hate speech laws. The ad, which the MDC Alliance pitched for a provocative first run this week, is in the form of a powerful 39

July 27, 2018 4:23 PM MDC Alliance: Bindura Rally in PICTURES

The MDC Alliance continued its election campaign push on Friday with presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa and his team again attracting a massive crowd in Bindura. The election on Monday pits Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former Mugabe deputy who became president after his boss was ousted, against Chamisa, a 40-year-old lawyer and part-time preacher. The election 23