Zimbabwe’s 2023 elections look like their predecessors: stolen. But this one is a bit different. Opposition strategies and regional responses have changed too. What does this mean for the future?
Women’s representation in Zimbabwe’s parliament has declined in spite of a quota imposed in 2013.
Nelson Chamisa defines himself as a social democrat who believes in providing substantial welfare to support healthcare and basic education.
Zanu-PF’s anti-American rhetoric is not only deployed to win friends abroad. As elections approach, it is also a prominent campaign tactic at home.
In his music, he positions himself within the people’s struggles and identifies with them.
Most citizens feel that it is pointless to vote because it won’t change anything.
The award-winning documentary - now on in South Africa - follows opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. But it spends too much time in meetings instead of giving insight into the bigger picture.
It remains to be seen how much longer the ‘old men syndrome’ will persist in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa, despite growing frustration among the politically powerless.
The Mnangagwa regime’s coercive acts are a continuation of the violence and brutality of the Mugabe era, while he seeks global re-engagement and selective national dialogue.
Nelson Chamisa has the opportunity to foster peace, tolerance and democracy within Zimbabwe’s main opposition party.
Zimbabwe’s new president promised to deliver the country citizens want but the nation remains on edge.
Violence and uncertainty has followed Zimbabwe’s first modern election without Robert Mugabe. That’s not surprising: After 38 years of dictatorship, it takes more than a vote to build democracy.
What start is this for a regime promising Lazarus-like revival for the ruling party and its friends around the world – not to mention ordinary Zimbabweans?
Winners and losers are both trying to win the West’s support for their view.
Zanu-PF’s more than two-thirds majority win in the parliament poll gives it the power to change the constitution if it wishes.
If the MDC-Alliance claims Zanu-PF and Zimbabwe’s electoral commission rigged the elections, the onus is on them to prove it.
Zimbabweans face a complicated array of choices at the polls.
It’s the final lap before Zimbabwe’s first election since the fall of Robert Mugabe. The jury is out on who will win the presidency.
Zimbabwe’s upcoming elections potentially marks the start of a new order in the country, where the stakes are extremely high.
A new survey suggests opposition Zimbabwean leader Nelson Chamisa is closing in on the ruling Zanu-PF’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa.