Zimbabwe:Mugabe-Backed Party Disbands

[The Herald] The Ambrose Mutinhiri-led National Patriotic Front has disbanded and its officials are rejoining Zanu-PF after realising that the events that led to the removal of the Robert Mugabe-led government in November last year were in the best interests of the country.

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Nigeria:PDP Ticket – Eight Govs Back Saraki

[Vanguard] Atiku, Saraki, Kwakwanso lead race the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed October 5th and 6th for its Presidential primaries. No less than than 12 aspirants are vying for the sole ticket, with each assuring the party that victory is only inches away provided he is given the flag.

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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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