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Zimbabwe election 'was huge farce'

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 21:45

The election in Zimbabwe was a "huge farce", Morgan Tsvangirai says, alleging vote-rigging by rival President Robert Mugabe's camp.
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VIDEO: Election 'seriously compromised'

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 13:17

Observers in Zimbabwe have questioned the credibility of Wednesday's elections. Irene Peterson from the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) said the Electoral Commission has serious issues to address.
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Votes counted in Zimbabwe polls

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 6:23

Votes are being counted in Zimbabwe after hard-fought presidential and parliamentary elections, which monitors say were "orderly and peaceful".
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VIDEO: 'Zimbabwe is keen for change'

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 23:01

As the world awaits the results of Zimbabwe's elections, BBC journalist Lewis Machipisa talks about the country he was forced to leave behind.
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Longer vote for queuing Zimbabweans

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 19:27

Zimbabwean electoral officials allow people to vote after the official end of elections, as a high turnout led to long queues at polling stations.
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VIDEO: Mugabe vows to step down if defeated

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 18:50

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has said he will quit after 33 years in power if he loses Wednesday's election.
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Mugabe vows to step down if defeated

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 17:26

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says he will step down if he loses Wednesday's election, as his party is accused of doctoring the voters' roll.
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Zimbabwe election: Will the loser accept the result?

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 0:46

Will the loser of Zimbabwe's election accept the result?
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Observer concerns over Zimbabwe poll

Monday, July 29th 2013, 16:27

Southern Africa's chief observer to Zimbabwe says he is gravely concerned that a voters' roll has not been released, two days before elections.
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Zimbabwe singer Chiwoniso dies

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 9:22

One of Zimbabwe's best known singers, Chiwoniso Maraire, has died aged 37, her manager says.
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VIDEO: Controversy surrounds Zimbabwe poll

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 22:18

Early voting is already under way as Zimbabweans chose who will be their next president, following years of governance by an uneasy coalition.
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Zuma silences envoy over Mugabe

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 13:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African President Jacob Zuma tells his Zimbabwe envoy to stop making public comments, following criticism from Robert Mugabe.
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Warner exits tour for match practice

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 15:25
related countries: Australia Australia, South Africa South Africa

David Warner temporarily leaves the Ashes tour to play for Australia's A side in Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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VIDEO: Tsvangirai starts election campaign

Monday, July 8th 2013, 3:05

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has launched his third campaign to unseat the veteran President Robert Mugabe.
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Tsvangirai rues lack of reforms

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 16:19

Reforms needed to ensure fair elections in Zimbabwe later this month have not been introduced, says PM Morgan Tsvangirai, as he launches his campaign.
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VIDEO: Mugabe's election campaign begins

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 1:51

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has launched his party's campaign for the 31 July general elections, predicting a 90% victory for Zanu-PF.
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Mugabe predicts '90% poll victory'

Friday, July 5th 2013, 19:02

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe launches his party's campaign for the 31 July general elections, predicting a 90% victory for Zanu-PF.
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Zimbabwe court rejects poll delay

Thursday, July 4th 2013, 16:39

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court rejects delaying elections set for 31 July, despite an appeal by President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.
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Can South Africa avoid doing a Zimbabwe on land?

Monday, June 24th 2013, 15:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Can sugar farmers help South Africa avoid Zimbabwe's land lead?
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Zimbabwe hackers hit ANC website

Friday, June 14th 2013, 12:46
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Opponents of President Robert Mugabe target the website of South Africa's governing ANC, accusing it of backing Zimbabwe's leader.
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Zimbabwe PM's anger at poll date

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 14:54

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has acted "unconstitutionally" by declaring that elections will be held on 31 July, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai says.
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Mugabe 'will follow election ruling'

Sunday, June 2nd 2013, 22:07

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says he will abide by a court ruling to hold elections by the end of July.
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Facebook character stirs up Zimbabwe politics

Friday, May 24th 2013, 16:53

The Facebook character stirring up Zimbabwe politics
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Zimbabwe's surprising bid to preserve its colonial past

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 8:23

Zimbabwe seeks to preserve its colonial farmhouses
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Most distinct species mapped

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 1:37

Zimbabwe seeks its preserve its colonial farmhouses
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Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur to quit

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 20:22
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Mushfiqur Rahim says he will stand down as Bangladesh captain after this weekend's Twenty20 internationals against Zimbabwe.
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Arrest over Mugabe 'donkey' jibe

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 16:29

Zimbabwe's authorities ignore a court ruling to free an activist accused of calling President Robert Mugabe a "limping donkey" at an election rally, his lawyer says.
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Why are Zimbabwe police seizing radios?

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 0:51

Why are police in Zimbabwe seizing radio sets?
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Zimbabwe lawyer Mtetwa gets bail

Monday, March 25th 2013, 16:36

Human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa is freed on bail more than a week after she was detained during a raid on MDC offices.
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EU suspends most Zimbabwe sanctions

Monday, March 25th 2013, 15:59

The European Union suspends sanctions against 81 officials and eight firms in Zimbabwe following what it called a "successful" constitutional referendum.
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Zimbabwe approves new constitution

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 16:27

Zimbabwe's new constitution was approved by an overwhelming majority in Saturday's referendum, the electoral commission says.
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Zimbabwe police 'defy court order'

Monday, March 18th 2013, 19:16

Zimbabwe's police have defied a court order to release a prominent human rights lawyer detained in a raid on Sunday, say local and international legal groups.
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VIDEO: Polls close in Zimbabwe referendum

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 3:44

Polls have closed in Zimbabwe following a key referendum on a new constitution.
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