Supporters of President Emmerson Mnangagwa: has  a narrow lead over his main rival Nelson Chamisa. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo

An independent audit of the voters’ roll that will be used in Zimbabwe’s general election this month has found it is more accurate, complete and curre(...)

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa, centre: he has invited international election observers to this month’s general elections, including a team from the EU. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli/EPA

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader has threatened to boycott this month’s general election after claiming that ballot papers had been rigged to favour (...)

The attempted assassination of Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, last week has underscored the fragility. Photograph: Ahmed Ould Mohamed Ould Elhadj/AFP/Getty Images

Compared with previous years, Zimbabwe’s electoral environment has improved ahead of this month’s crucial general election, but civil society fears it(...)

Supporters of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zanu PF party march for non-violent, fair elections, in Harare, earlier this month. File photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Members of a ruling party faction linked to Zimbabwe’s former first lady, Grace Mugabe, are suspected of causing the explosion that killed two body gu(...)

Zimbabwe Republic Police senior assistant commissioner Charity Charamba speaking at a press conference in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Sunday. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli/PA

Zimbabwe’s government has offered security to all 23 candidates contesting the July 30th presidential election following the apparent attempted assass(...)

People attend a rally of Zimbabwe’s President in Bulawayo on Saturday. An AFP correspondent reported multiple injuries . Photograph: AFP Photo

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa is safe after an explosion at a stadium in Bulawayo where he was addressing a rally before next month’s electi(...)

Supporters of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zanu-PF party march for non-violent, free and fair general elections in Harare, Zimbabwe. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

With less than two months to go to Zimbabwe’s crucial general election, opposition parties and rights organisations are warning that the ruling party (...)

Grace Mugabe: has been nicknamed “Gucci Grace”and her wealth has prompted questions as to its provenance and suspicions of her involvement  in illegal activities. Photograph:  Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s former first lady, Grace Mugabe, is under police investigation for her alleged role in a multimillion-dollar ivory-smuggling syndicate. Th(...)

 Robert Mugabe at his residence in Harare last week. Mugabe, who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years, has spoken out in public after he resigned under pressure last November. Photograph: Aron Ufumeli/EPA

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe appears to have no intention of going quietly into retirement following his removal from power last November(...)

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa: has repeatedly stated he wants to build a new Zimbabwe but  much of the oppressive legislation introduced by Mugabe remains. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty

With only months to go to a general election in Zimbabwe that citizens hope will mark the beginning of a new democratic era, social justice activists (...)

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