Zimbabwe Electoral Commission

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'

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it