Zimbabwe court bails opposition members accused of post-election violence

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE, Aug 7 : 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 protests against the result […]

Zimbabwe opposition says supporters abducted as 27 appear in court

By MacDonald Dzirutwe Harare , Aug 6 : Zimbabwe’s main opposition said today security forces were abducting its members in night raids to intimidate the party and stop it challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s win in national elections. Six people were killed in an army clampdown last week after violent protests and amid opposition claims of […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa promises probe of post-election killings, urges unity

By MacDonald Dzirutwe and Joe Brock HARARE, Aug 3 : President Emmerson Mnangagwa urged Zimbabweans to unite on Friday after he was declared the first elected head of state since Robert Mugabe’s removal from power, but the opposition leader insisted he had won and pledged to challenge the result. Sounding a conciliatory note after six […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa urges unity, rival insists he won election

By MacDonald Dzirutwe and Joe Brock HARARE, Aug 3 : President Emmerson Mnangagwa called on Friday for Zimbabwe to unite behind him after he was declared winner of national elections, but the opposition leader insisted he had won and said he would use all means necessary to challenge the result. Mnangagwa said his victory was […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa calls for unity, rival questions election result

By MacDonald Dzirutwe and Joe Brock HARARE, Aug 3 : President Emmerson Mnangagwa called on Friday for Zimbabwe to unite behind him after he was declared winner of national elections, but the opposition leader questioned the outcome and demanded “proper and verified” results be released. The election, the first since the army removed 94-year-old Robert […]