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EU, U.K. Broker Zim crisis talks Talks; Chamisa may be offered State salary?

EU, U.K. Broker Zim crisis talks Talks; Chamisa may be offered State salary?

European and British diplomats proposed the creation of a U.K.-style parliamentary opposition structure in Zimbabwe to reduce political tensions after last month’s disputed presidential election. EU and U.K. emissaries met senior members of the ruling party and the opposition in the past 10 days to discuss the proposals, according to three people familiar with the […]

Zimbabwe is still in trouble, but it’s under too little pressure to change

Zimbabwe is still in trouble, but it’s under too little pressure to change

Zimbabwe reached a major milestone this year, holding its first parliamentary and presidential elections since Robert Mugabe was removed from power after 37 years of continuous rule. Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party was led on the ballot by his usurper, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who promised the elections would be free and fair. In a refreshing change, for the […]

Zimbabwe says ‘hostility of the West’ putting off renewed investment

Zimbabwe says ‘hostility of the West’ putting off renewed investment

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Western hostility towards Zimbabwe is deterring investment, the presidency spokesman said on Tuesday, comments in sharp contrast with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s previous efforts to woo Western governments. Mnangagwa has made progress in improving Zimbabwe’s relations with Western states before and after he won a July 30 presidential election, the first since the […]

Chiwenga announces coup via ZBC advert, Congratulates Mnangagwa before court settles Chamisa petition

Chiwenga announces coup via ZBC advert, Congratulates Mnangagwa before court settles Chamisa petition

Yesterday evening ZBC ran a controversial advert by Zimbabwe Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, war vets, army commanders and the security forces congratulating Mnangagwa for winning Zimbabwe’s July 30 elections. A Harare man who refused to be named described Chiwenga’s move as a media coup designed to threaten and intimidate judges who will preside over the […]

Stop Colluding With Opposition, War Vets Victor Matemadanda Warn America, Britain

Stop Colluding With Opposition, War Vets Victor Matemadanda Warn America, Britain

President elect, Emmerson Mnangagwa’s international re-engagement efforts could be thrown into disarray following remarks by the Zimbabwe Liberation War Veterans Association (ZLWVA) who accused Britain and the United States of extending sanctions on Zimbabwe as well as working with the opposition MDC Alliance. Mnangagwa who took over from former President Robert Mugabe last November through […]

Emmerson Mnangagwa wants the Con-Court to declare him the winner

Emmerson Mnangagwa wants the Con-Court to declare him the winner

HARARE – President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa wants the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to declare him the winner of the hotly-disputed July 30 poll, and to disregard opposition leader Nelson Chamisa’s legal action which he says is merely intended to delay his inauguration. This comes as the Con-Court will tomorrow hold a televised hearing to determine whether Chamisa […]

Emmerson Mnangagwa blocks live ConCourt internet streaming

Emmerson Mnangagwa blocks live ConCourt internet streaming

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Zimbabwe Judicial Services Commission and ZBC TV have successfully filed papers to block an application by the Media Institute of Southern Africa(MISA) to have the Presidential Election petition streamed live on the internet. This happened days after the state-run TV broadcaster, ZBC TV, was granted sole rights to beam live the […]

ED Mnangagwa threatens judges, Chamisa, ahead of Constitutional Court hearing

ED Mnangagwa threatens judges, Chamisa, ahead of Constitutional Court hearing

Zimbabwe’s President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa has indirectly threatened his contestant, and the judges who are to rule in the court application made by MDC-Alliance president Nelson Chamisa challenging his win. Through a clause in his heads of arguments Mnangagwa said people must be aware of the consequences of having anything to do with the petition challenging […]

SADC call for calm ahead of Zimbabwe poll ruling

SADC call for calm ahead of Zimbabwe poll ruling

Southern African leaders on Saturday called for calm in Zimbabwe as the country awaits a Constitutional Court hearing on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s disputed election victory. The main opposition the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has accused the ruling ZANU-PF party and the election commission of fraud in the July 30 vote, the first in Zimbabwe […]

Nelson Chamisa ropes in world legal eagle Jeremy Gauntlett SC QC into his fleet

Nelson Chamisa ropes in world legal eagle Jeremy Gauntlett SC QC into his fleet

The MDC Alliance has reviewed that their legal team will consist of the world’s prominent Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett SC QC amongst other giants from South African Senior Counsel to argue Nelson Chamisa’s election petition against election result in favour of the ruling party at the constitutional court. The MDC Alliance senior leader, David Coltart has […]

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