Skip navigation

With banter and blankets, Zimbabweans make their choice

MUTARE, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Even before the polls opened in Manicaland, a key swing province in eastern Zimbabwe, political banter and blankets were slowly warming hundreds of voters queuing patiently outside a polling station in the bitter pre-dawn cold. Full story

Zimbabwe President:'We have never ever rigged an election'

   On the eve of Zimbabwe's presidential elections, President Robert Mugabe dismissed concerns that the elections will be marred by fraud, in an interview with NBC's Rohit Kachroo.

Timeline: Zimbabwe's tempestuous democracy

HARARE (Reuters) - Following are some key events in the recent history of Zimbabwe, which goes to the polls on July 31 in an electoral showdown between veteran leader Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai, his political nemesis of the last 15 years. Full story

Rigged or fair? Zimbabweans head to polls

   Zimbabwe prepares for elections pitting 89-year-old President Robert Mugabe, accused of bringing his country to its knees, against long-term opposition candidate Morgan Tsvangirai. ITV News' Neil Connery reports.

Zimbabwe faces poll with little violence this time

At the age of 89 President Robert Mugabe is on the campaign trail, seeking to extend his grip on Zimbabwe in an election next week that observers fear will be marred by fraud. But the opposition is gambling that there is enough discontent to unseat the wily political survivor, who has been in power Full story

Facebook blogger goads Zimbabwe's ruling party

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A mysterious Facebook blogger purporting to be a disgruntled "Deep Throat" in President Robert Mugabe's party has become an unlikely election campaign star in Zimbabwe, attracting 275,000 online followers and the fury of the ZANU-PF establishment. Full story

Sponsored Links

Articles

Sex scandals cloud Zimbabwe PM's election campaign

Early Zimbabwe vote raises fears of election chaos

Zimbabwe police, soldiers cast early votes contested by PM

Zimbabwe 'mole' blogger dishes out dirt on gov't

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai says no chance of fair vote

AU commission chief says up to Zimbabwe to sort out election row

Anti-Mugabe hackers attack website of South Africa's ruling ANC

Zimbabwean PM Tsvangirai rejects July 31 election date

Zimbabwe starts registering new voters as poll looms

EU suspends most Zimbabwe sanctions after referendum

Related Photos

Zimbabwean President Mugabe reacts as he leaves after casting his vote in Highfields
Zimbabwean President Mugabe reacts as he leaves after casting his vote in Highfields

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe reacts as he leaves after casting his vote in Highfields, outside Harare July 31, 2013. Zimbabweans voted in large numbers on Wednesday in a fiercely contested election pitting veteran President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who has vowed

Woman speaks to police officer before casting her vote at a polling station in Harare
Woman speaks to police officer before casting her vote at a polling station in Harare

A woman speaks to a police officer before casting her vote at a polling station in Harare July 31, 2013. Zimbabweans voted in large numbers on Wednesday in a fiercely contested election pitting veteran President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who has vowed to push Africa's o

ZIMBABWE-POLITICS-VOTE
ZIMBABWE-POLITICS-VOTE

Zimbawean Chizema Najika , 80, shows her card as she leaves in a pass cart, after voting, a polling station where other people queue up in Harare on July 31, 2013. Zimbabwean vote today in a general election in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe wasy readying for an inadequately prepared yet tight election battle

Woman carrying a child casts her vote at a polling station in Domboshava
Woman carrying a child casts her vote at a polling station in Domboshava

A woman carrying a child casts her vote at a polling station in Domboshava, about 45 km north of Harare July 31, 2013. Zimbabweans voted in large numbers on Wednesday in a fiercely contested election pitting veteran President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who has vowed to

Woman carrying child on her back casts her vote at a polling station in Domboshava
Woman carrying child on her back casts her vote at a polling station in Domboshava

A woman carrying a child on her back casts her vote at a polling station in Domboshava, about 45 km north of Harare July 31, 2013. Zimbabweans voted in large numbers on Wednesday in a fiercely contested election pitting veteran President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who h