President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is facing 22 other candidates in the presidential elections next month is reported to have told a business meeting in Gweru that he will still be president in 2030.
Parliamentary watchdog, Veritas Zimbabwe, has taken the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to court and its two cases will be heard tomorrow.
War veterans leader Victor Matemadanda who was one of those who strongly opposed former President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace in their final years in power says Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa cannot buy war veterans because they are not mercenaries.
Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front presidential candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa says he will accept the result if he loses next month’s elections but he hoped his opponents will also accept the result and support him if he wins.
Zimbabwe African People’s Union leader Dumiso Dabengwa has traded the presidency to Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa for “some agreed slots” to be chosen on proportional representation and also for Chamisa’s party not to contest ZAPU candidates in “some parliamentary seats”.
Former Education Minister David Coltart has been placed number 6 among the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance senatorial candidates but he says he is comfortable with this even if he is not elected.
Hotelier Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) says improved occupancies across the group’s properties drove a 16 percent growth in revenue for the five months to May 2018 to $11.1 million, from $9.6 million last year same period.
The National Patriotic Front which is backed by former President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace wanted 73 of the 210 House of Assembly seats to join the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance saying it would bring support from all those ZANU-PF members who still support Mugabe, London-based Africa Confidential reported today.