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Zim opposition in court over post-election violence

At least six people died after troops in the capital Harare opened fire on demonstrators on Wednesday

Uncertainty hangs in Harare’s air

​By Thursday the dust had settled in Harare’s city centre. There was little evidence of the violence that had erupted the night before

Mnangagwa ahead after 9 of 10 Zimbabwe provinces counted: official

Zimbabwe has been bracing itself for the release of results in the landmark presidential elections — the first since the ousting of Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe decides: Mnangagwa claims victory in tense poll

Under pressure from escalating tensions, Zimbabwe's electoral commission released the results of the presidential poll on Friday morning

Harare violence is yet another wake up call for SADC

It should have been clear to all observers that some form of post-election mediation effort would be necessary for such a polarised eventuality

This new Zimbabwe is not so different, after all

Violence in Harare highlights how little has really changed since Mugabe stepped down

Gunfire, tanks and injuries in Harare as Zim election turns violent

Initial reports from journalists on the ground describe soldiers firing live ammunition into crowds of opposition supporters

Zim opposition leaders targeted for assassination, claims Tendai Biti

Biti says MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has won the presidential poll and a government plot to assassinate him is afoot

Zimbabwe rivals both say on course for election victory

​Zimbabwe's two rival presidential candidates on Tuesday both claimed they were heading for victory as votes were counted

High turnout, high expectations as Zimbabwe votes

Opposition fears that slow queues in urban areas could discourage voters

EXPLAINER: Everything you need to know about Zimbabwe’s election

The candidates, the controversies, the credibility issues — this is the ultimate election primer

Editorial: Dump quiet diplomacy

'Of particular concern is the independence — or lack thereof — of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission'

Even before the vote, Zimbabwe’s election is not credible

Eight ways in which the election has already been rigged

New rules and ghost voters threaten Zimbabwe’s vote

In a shock new change, the ZEC is to adjust the electoral protocol in the ZEC elections handbook to reposition the country’s voting booths

Zim preps for first post-Mugabe poll

The historic vote will either make or break the legitimacy of the ‘new’ Zanu-PF

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