The head of the Southern African Development Community electoral  mission, Bernard Membe, speaks during a new conference in Harare today. The group  described the elections as ’free and peaceful’. Photograph:  Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) said today it could take to the streets to challenge President Robert Mugabe’s victory in an election (...)

Zimbabweans wait to cast their vote in Mbare township outside Harare yesterday.  Photograph: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has vowed to serve a full five-year term in office if elected the country’s leader again by the electorate, which (...)

Heavily armed riot police deployed in potential election flashpoints in Zimbabwe today on the eve of a showdown between president Robert Mugabe and p(...)

Movement for Democratic Change supporters hold up a portrait of MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai ahead of tomorrow’s voting. Photograph: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP Photo

Tensions between Zimbabwe’s two largest political parties have increased dramatically in the days leading up to tomorrow’s general election, with each(...)

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace (R) arrive to address the final campaign rally of his ZANU-PF party in Harare. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters.

Zimbabwe’s prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai vowed to pack entrenched president Robert Mugabe off into retirement at a thunderous final campaign rally (...)

Pseudonymous blogger Baba Jukwa – which means Father Jukwa in the Shona language – says he is a senior Zanu-PF party insider who has become disillusioned with the former liberation movement.

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party has many critics, but few have gained the cult status enjoyed by Baba Jukwa, a pseudonymous blogger(...)

A member of the Zimbabwean police force casts her vote in the capital, Harare today. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters.

Police officers and soldiers who will be on duty during Zimbabwe’s July 31st election began voting today, the eve of a court hearing to stop the proce(...)

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe last week branded Zuma’s chief mediator Lindiwe Zulu “some stupid, idiotic woman” and a “little street woman” after her failed attempt to force a postponement of elections. Photograph:  Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwe’s political rivals have clashed over a document said to be from intelligence sources that alleges a plot by president Robert Mugabe to hire a(...)

Crowds cheer Zimbabwe opposition Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai at the launch of his party’s election campaign in Marondera, about 70km east of Harare, at the weekend. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwean prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai has forged a coalition with former allies of president Robert Mugabe as part of his bid to unseat his poli(...)

President Robert Mugabe clenches his fists as he delivers his speech at his party’s 13th annual conference last year. Photograph: AP

Barack Obama’s praise of Africa’s democratic progress during his recent three-nation tour visit reflects the fact that governance has improved in m(...)

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