Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa appoints team to probe post-election violence

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday announced a seven-member Commission of Inquiry into the post-election violence that resulted in the death of six people when soldiers opened fire on protesting opposition supporters in Harare on Aug. 1. The commission, made up of local, regional...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:28am

Zimbabwe constitutional court starts election petition hearing

Zimbabwe's constitutional court on Wednesday morning began hearing an election petition challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa's victory in the July 30 polls as the nation eagerly awaits outcome of the court challenge. Security was tight around the court premises while vehicle and human...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:23am

Zimbabwe court bails opposition members accused of post-election violence

A court in Zimbabwe on Tuesday freed on bail 27 opposition supporters arrested last week on accusations of fomenting violence in the aftermath of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election victory over Nelson Chamisa. Six people were killed last week in a post-election army clampdown on...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 8:29am

Three die in Zimbabwe post-election violence

Three people died and scores of others were injured Wednesday when protesting opposition supporters clashed with army and police in the capital Harare. Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba confirmed the deaths in the violence which also left property destroyed. She warned leaders of the opposition...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 9:24am

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa, main rival sign up for first post-Mugabe election

HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa registered on Thursday for Zimbabwe’s first national elections of the post-Mugabe era, with his main rival Nelson Chamisa hoping to rally younger voters against the generation that won independence. Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa, main rival sign up for...

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 1:42am

Date of Zimbabwe elections announced

Zimbabwe's president has announced the country will hold its national elections on 30 July. Emmerson Mnangagwa made the official announcement on Wednesday morning. It will be the first time in decades former leader Robert Mugabe is not standing for president. Yesterday, Mr Mnanagagwa - who...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 11:54am

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