Zimbabwe:’Runners’ Seek Acquittal in Ivory Case Reportedly Involving Grace Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] TWO suspected ivory poaching kingpins, charged for allegedly working under the instructions of former First Lady Grace Mugabe to commit the offence, are now demanding their freedom arguing that their right to a timely trial had been violated by the state.

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A crackdown in Zimbabwe exposes the instability of the Mnangagwa regime

Who ordered this? IN THE early hours of August 5th four men broke into a house in eastern Zimbabwe known to be home to activists for the MDC Alliance, the country’s main opposition bloc. They dragged the husband and wife outside before beating them with sticks on their back and buttocks.

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Zimbabwe:Vote Was Fair With ‘No Cheating’ – Electoral Commission

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe’s electoral management body has ruled out rigging or cheating in Monday’s landmark election. Preliminary results from the ‘too close to call’ ballot are expected to be announced Tuesday afternoon.

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Zimbabwe:Mugabe Votes Amid Cheers From Opposition Supporters

[New Zimbabwe] Former President Robert Mugabe was Monday greeted with wild cheers from perceived MDC Alliance supporters who waved open palms when he turned up at Mhofu Primary School, his traditional voting place in Harare’s Highfields suburb, to cast his ballot.

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Zimbabwe:Opposition MDC Alliance Ropes in Grace Mugabe

[The Herald] Former First Lady Mrs Grace Mugabe reportedly funded top National Patriotic Front (NPF) members to force a recall of NPF interim leader Brigadier General Ambrose Mutinhiri (Retired) to pave way for her ascendency in the party, which is reportedly working to join the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance, it has emerged.

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