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Robert Mugabe and politics of fear

July 25, 2017 admin 0

HARARE – Zimbabweans are more afraid today than they have been in a long time, with the majority unable to exercise their free will in elections because they are worried about being victims of political violence, […]

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Mugabe’s youth plan backfires

July 25, 2017 admin 0

HARARE – The Zanu PF Youth League, which carries the ruling party’s hopes of retaining power at next year’s elections, has hit turbulence owing to seismic divisions among its members over President Robert Mugabe’s attempts to […]

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Tsvangirai, Biti talks in limbo

July 25, 2017 admin 0

COALITION talks between MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai (pictured) and his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart Tendai Biti are reportedly on the verge of collapse amid reports Biti is demanding the 21 parliamentary seats he took […]

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Opposition faces tough 2018 polls

July 24, 2017 admin 0

HARARE – There is growing consensus among political analysts that the country’s opposition will find it difficult to defeat President Robert Mugabe and his deeply-divided Zanu PF in next year’s much-awaited national elections. Working against the […]

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Robert Mugabe ‘ouster’ plot thickens

July 23, 2017 admin 0

One of Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s allies has distanced himself from the alleged plot to topple President Robert Mugabe as the battle to succeed the 93-year-old takes yet another dramatic turn. BY XOLISANI NCUBE/EVERSON MUSHAVA Mnangagwa […]

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Fears of voter apathy in 2018 polls

July 23, 2017 admin 0

HARARE – After the voter apathy which marred the recent Chiwundura by-election, analysts have said electoral reforms are the only way to increase voter interest in 2018 elections. In the by-election, a large number of people […]

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Little-known parties benefit Mugabe

July 23, 2017 admin 0

HARARE – The MDC boycott of by elections has given President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF reason to frustrate calls for reforms because little known opposition parties who have been participating in these mini polls have […]