Category: Election 2018

President Mnangagwa sworn in

Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, marking an end to an electoral season that officially began on May 30 when he proclaimed 30 July as the election date. Thousands of Zimbabweans packed the giant National Sports Stadium to witness the swearing in of the country’s second executive leader, who has since pledged to take Zimbabwe into a new political and economic trajectory where economic revival is a priority. President Mnangagwa first ascended to the helm of the country when former President Robert Mugabe resigned in November last year and with...

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LIVE BLOG: President Mnangagwa inauguration

13:45 – President Mnangagwa ends his speech and we get a vote of thanks from Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. 13:32 – ED: Let me assure you that tomorrow is brighter than yesterday. Let us now focus on the journey ahead, a journey of prosperity in the new Zimbabwe. 13:31 – ED: I am driven and inspired by your collective hopes, dreams and aspirations. 13:30 – ED: My govt will not watch as people suffer due to dereliction of duty by people in local authorities. 13:27 – ED: Bottlenecks, unnecessary delays and corruption have no place in my administration. 13:26...

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Zanu PF Mash Central celebrates election victory

Zanu PF supporters and candidates who won in the 30 July elections have celebrated President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s electoral case victory after yesterday’s ConCourt ruling. Zanu PF Mashonaland Central Province Political Commissar Cde Monica Mavhunga thanked supporters for the unity of purpose which ensured victory. She urged the people of Mashonaland Central to turn out in large numbers for Sunday’s inauguration. The event will be held at the giant National Sports Stadium in...

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Zanu PF celebrates ConCourt victory

The declaration of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa as the winner of the July 30, 2018 elections by the Constitutional Court today has sent Zanu PF supporters across the country into wild celebrations, with many saying the conclusion of the legal challenge should transform into national development. In Harare, thousands of the ruling party’s supporters converged at the Zanu PF headquarters where large television sets were mounted, and soon after the historic Constitutional Court ruling, the supporters burst into song and dance. In Bulawayo, there were two television sets at the provincial headquarters for supporters to follow the live proceedings and...

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Let’s unite and move forward: ED

President elect, Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa says he is ready to embrace every Zimbabwean regardless of political affiliation as the nation moves forward after last month’s elections. This comes after today’s conclusion of an electoral dispute in which the Constitutional Court upheld ZEC’s declaration of Cde Mnangagwa as the winner of the July 30 polls. Soon after the historic Court decision today, Cde Mnangagwa addressed the nation telling his closest rival in the polls and election results challenger, MDC Alliance’s Nelson Chamisa that his door is open and his arms outstretched.  “I once again reiterate my call for peace and...

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