Topic: Nelson Chamisa
The elections would include both presidential and legislative contests. But critics say that too many political issues remain unresolved for elections to be fairly held in March.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is warily eyeing the recent uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. Some analysts say those are prompting him to speed up elections and intensify an intimidation campaign against the opposition.
01/27/2011 05:41 pm
Roy Bennett, a white commercial farmer and top figure in the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), was acquitted Monday of terrorism charges. He's offered to lower his profile, but can that boost prospects of Zimbabwe's unity government?
05/10/2010 01:10 pm
Law enforcement officials are carrying out a covert operation to arrest Movement for Democratic Change politicians on trumped up charges as a way to diminish the opposition's clout in a fragile unity government, say MDC officials.
08/20/2009 01:00 am
Britain pledged $8.2 million in aid after Prime Minister Gordon Brown held a landmark meeting with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Monday, but an attempt by Tsvangirai's niece to take over a white-owned farm is causing a stir back home.
06/22/2009 01:00 am
The African Union is expected to discuss the issue in Egypt Monday, one day after Mugabe declared a 'sweeping victory' in Friday's presidential runoff, which was widely condemned as a sham.
06/30/2008 01:00 am
The international community seeks to influence the Mugabe government as Army leaders orchestrate political attacks.
06/10/2008 01:00 am
President Mugabe's electoral commission on Sunday delayed a recount of the March 29 vote, raising concerns of vote rigging.
04/21/2008 01:00 am
The MDC is now forced to mend rifts with smaller parties in a bid to unite against President Robert Mugabe's alleged effort to rig the March 29 elections.
04/18/2008 01:00 am
Leaders of the southern African region met in Zambia this weekend for an emergency summit on Zimbabwe's increasingly tense electoral impasse.
04/14/2008 01:00 am