Articles tagged 'bikita west by election'

Mujuru wobbles as 2018 beckons 23 January 2017 HARARE - There was widespread agreement yesterday that the going has just got tougher for former Vice President Joice Mujuru and her fledgling Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party, after they suffered a crushing defeat to Zanu PF in the weekend's Bikita West by-election. Analysts who spoke to the...
Opposition cries foul in Bikita election 22 January 2017 HARARE - Analysts, civil society groups and the opposition were united in condemning the conduct of President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu PF in the Bikita West by-election which was held yesterday, saying this did not bode well for the looming 2018 national elections. Speaking to the Daily New...
Bikita poll: Villagers tell horror stories 22 January 2017 BIKITA - Villagers in Bikita who spoke to the Daily News on Sunday yesterday recounted horror stories of thuggery and intimidation by Zanu PF apparatchiks. They said the sum total of the anti-democratic behaviour was to force them, as allegedly directed “from above”, to vote for the ruling par...
Madhuku condemns Bikita violence 20 January 2017 HARARE - National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) leader, Lovemore Madhuku, has condemned the gruesome violence that erupted in Bikita West on Tuesday ahead of the constituency’s by-election and slammed the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) of not taking action over the matter. The opposition ...
Declare yourselves illiterate, Zanu PF tells voters 18 January 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF officials are reportedly asking voters to declare they are “illiterate” when they cast their ballots during the Bikita West by-election so that they can be assisted to vote by Zanu PF youths. Bikita South legislator Jeppy Jaboon and Zanu PF politburo member Josiah Hungwe are s...