ELECTIONS

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Violence in Harare: an eye-witness account

“You can vote for MDC all you want but there is nothing you can do”

By GroundUp correspondent - 2 August 2018
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Harare’s poorest residents vote in fear

“We live in a pool of faeces. Yet they want to control who we vote for.”

By GroundUp correspondent - 31 July 2018
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Harare’s residents hail first election where state hasn’t used violence

Huge opposition rally takes place peacefully

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 29 July 2018
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Understanding the My Vote Counts judgment

Within the next 18 months South Africans are likely to find out who funds which political parties

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 27 June 2018
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Edendale residents say they will not vote in 2019

March on legislature to demand better living conditions

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 April 2018
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We’ll change our councillors after the elections, says ANC official

Win the ward, then we’ll change the councillor, official tells protesting Eastern Cape voters

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 4 August 2016
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ANC supporters in court over attack on rival candidate

Tension boils over in Eastern Cape ward

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Avela Luka - 27 July 2016
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Disputes over Pietermaritzburg election candidates spill over into violence

ANC office-bearers lay charges of assault

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 July 2016
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Khayelitsha residents close down school in protest

Protesters angry at ANC’s choice of election candidates

By Rejul Bejoy and Thembela Ntongana - 30 May 2016
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Imbali residents tired of politicians’ empty promises

“Come election time they’ll come with food parcels”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 April 2016

What now for Zimbabweans?

89-year-old President Robert Mugabe, who has been in power since Zimbabwe gained its independence in 1980, is set to lead the country for yet another five years.

Tariro Washinyira, Mpho Mabhena and GroundUp Staff - 6 August 2013

Free and Fair elections

Five years after violence marred the last elections, Zimbabweans are to take to the polls on the 31 July. The question is: will it be a free and fair election?

Nwabisa Pondoyi - 31 July 2013