Latest articles on Simba Makoni

Zim: Has Simba found his roar?

The former Zanu-PF leader is playing coy on plans to lead a grand coalition against President Robert Mugabe.

Zim runs out of options

Bitter reality defies all talk of a new leader or movement to break the political stalemate in Zimbabwe.

Zim elections: Bringing a third option into focus

Zimbabwe voters must know that there are alternatives to Zanu-PF and the MDC, says opposition leader.

Zanu-PF faction ‘wooing’ party defector Makoni

The Mujuru grouping wants to lure Zanu-PF defector Simba Makoni back into the fold to add some 'polish'.

Sour grapes and deadlocked deals

Even if the Zimbabwean power-sharing deal had not reached a deadlock over the allocation of Cabinet posts, there were already many signs of failure.

Dare we say ‘deal’?

There is still some jostling over Mugabe's political future between Zanu-PF hawks and doves, as the document remains unsigned.

Week on from polls, Zim sweats on result

Zimbabwe was on Saturday facing a protracted battle between the opposition and President Robert Mugabe's ruling party over the outcome of elections, with results still awaited a week on from the vote. Mugabe, still to make any public comment since last Saturday's elections, was endorsed by his Zanu-PF party on Friday to stand in a run-off.

Opposition claims clear lead in Zim vote

Zimbabwe's opposition claimed a clear lead over President Robert Mugabe and his party as pressure mounted on Monday evening for the swift announcement of full results from presidential and parliamentary polls. Earlier on Monday, the United Kingdom-based Institute for War and Peace Reporting said that Mugabe was to announce victory.

A day at the polls in Harare

If this was the day that the big change would take place, Harare did not look the part. If it weren't for the posters and the tent structures for polling stations on open land, one would be forgiven for thinking this was just another sleepy public holiday in the capital of Zimbabwe.

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