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August 12, 2018 9:46 AM Wimbo’s estate distributed peacefully

Thousands of people, some coming in from as far afield as South Africa and the United Kingdom, last week converged at Goora near Mount Darwin for the memorial service and the distribution of the estate of the late Mudzidzi Wimbo. Born Aaron Mhukuta, the late religious leader succumbed to renal failure at the age of 96. Mudzidzi Wimbo shot to national 7

August 10, 2018 1:56 PM MDC challenges election results in court

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party is filing a legal challenge to the results of the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Lawyers for the Movement for Democratic Change party have arrived at court less than an hour before closing time to submit papers alleging the July 30 vote was rigged. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has said President 12

August 8, 2018 4:07 PM Court dedicates 6 days to Nyagura case

The Special Corruption Court has dedicated a full week to prosecute University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura who is being accused of fraudulently awarding former first lady Grace Mugabe a PhD. Nyagura is being charged with criminal abuse of office and his trial will run from August 22 to 28, according to the State. The Higher Education 21

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 29, 2018 4:27 PM Mugabe responds to Itai Dzamara abduction

Former President Robert Mugabe for the first time responded to a question from journalist Kumbirai Mafunda who sought his comment on the abduction of fellow journalist turned activist Itai Dzamara. Mugabe convened a press conference at his Blue Roof Mansion in Harare and fielded questions from local and international journalists about a variety of subjects 26

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

July 27, 2018 4:03 PM High Court throws out Chamisa suit against Mnangagwa

The High Court yesterday dismissed an application by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa seeking an order barring President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zanu PF from interfering with the independence of traditional leaders. Chamisa had dragged his main rival in next Monday’s crunch national elections to court for remarks that the Zanu PF leader made at a ruling 19

July 23, 2018 2:40 PM Elections hold back Sulu’s ‘Asante Sana’

The Alice Mbewe hit maker postponed the launch of the yet-to-be-titled album in April. “The album is as good as ready. We were supposed to launch it in April, but after studying the current trends, we saw it sensible to move the launch date further. This is good for Dendera music and for the fans. The country is in an election mood and we can’t compromise 19

July 18, 2018 3:39 PM Robert Mugabe Jnr admitted at Parirenyatwa

Robert Mugabe (junior) claims he was briefly admitted at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals on Monday evening. When news of this development reached online media and social media, people who posted their comments were actually celebrating that he had been treated at a general hospital and not flown abroad. Without giving away much, Robert took to Instagram 25