Zimbabwe Minister issues apology but says his statements were misinterpreted and distorted

Zimbabwe’s Deputy Finance Minister Terence Mukupe, who is under pressure to resign following his statement that the military will not allow opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to take over even if he wins the coming elections, has issued an apology but says some of his statements were misinterpreted and in some cases deliberately distorted and misrepresented.

Mnangagwa is incapable of holding free and fair elections- pro-Mugabe party tells COMESA team

The National Patriotic Front yesterday told the visiting Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa pre-election observer team that Zimbabwe cannot have free and fair elections because the Emmerson Mnangagwa administration came to power in November last year through a “coup” that was specifically staged to grab power and enshrine it in the hands of the military.