IEC gives students opportunity to register after deadline

This will help out-of-town students to vote


Brief | 16 January 2019

Violence in Harare: an eye-witness account

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


News | 2 August 2018

Harare’s poorest residents vote in fear

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


News | 31 July 2018

Harare’s residents hail first election where state hasn’t used violence

Huge opposition rally takes place peacefully


News | 29 July 2018

Understanding the My Vote Counts judgment

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


Law | 27 June 2018

Edendale residents say they will not vote in 2019

March on legislature to demand better living conditions


Brief | 18 April 2018

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


News | 4 August 2016

ANC supporters in court over attack on rival candidate

Tension boils over in Eastern Cape ward

By and

News | 27 July 2016

Disputes over Pietermaritzburg election candidates spill over into violence

ANC office-bearers lay charges of assault


News | 6 July 2016

Khayelitsha residents close down school in protest

Protesters angry at ANC’s choice of election candidates

By and

News | 30 May 2016

Imbali residents tired of politicians’ empty promises

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


News | 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

News | 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

Brief | 31 July 2013