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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 7, 2018 4:37 PM Zimbabwean security forces round up opposition leaders in secret crackdown

The six masked gunmen arrived in an unmarked pickup truck at a modest house in Highfield West, a suburb in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare. It was just before 2 a.m., witnesses said, and the group had just one mission. They were searching for Happymore Chidziva, leader of the opposition party’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Youth Alliance. Jongwe Matanga 28

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 6:33 PM Full details of Zim election’s parliamentary seats results

The result shows 69 percent parliamentary representation for Zanu-PF and 30 percent for the MDC-Alliance. President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF have amassed a total of 144 seats while the MDC Alliance got 64 from the general elections, according to the final poll results released by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Commissioner Qhubani 47

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 5:48 PM Chipanga not giving up yet

Controversial Sungura artiste Hosiah Chipanga — who just lost the election contest for the Dangamvura-Chikanga constituency — has said he will not give up on his pursuit to influence the country’s political environment. Speaking to Eastern News after announcement of the poll results, Chipanga said he would explore other means to influence political leaders 39

August 2, 2018 5:04 PM Zanu PF bigwigs suffer shocking defeats in parly polls

Many political bigwigs in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zanu PF suffered shocking defeats in the July 30 National Assembly elections even as votes were still being counted. Ministers Chris Mutsvangwa, Patrick Chinamasa, his deputy Terrence Mukupe, ex-War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube and Petronella Kagonye lost their parliamentary strongholds 39

August 1, 2018 11:11 PM Gunshots fired at Job Sikhala’s house

The incoming opposition MP for the MDC Alliance in Zengeza, Job Sikhala, is reporting that gunshots have been fired at his house in Chitungwiza, hours after party supporters demonstrated in Harare. “Gunshots at my house as I speak. Family scared but am reassuring them that I am prepared to die and they should move on if those doing so decide to kill me,” Sikhala 39