Tag: Elections 2018

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U.S. Senators Call for More Economic, Political Reforms in Zimbabwe

A congressional hearing on Zimbabwe in the United States capital, Thursday, revealed the continued U.S. interest in Zimbabwe, but also the insidious suspicions against the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa by U.S. officials, following his disputed July 30 election victory. Outgoing Republican U.S. Senator from Arizona, Jeff Flake, who is […]

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The economics of elections

By Cherish Ratisai After two decades of repressive politics and a battered economy, the July 30 general elections are poised to significantly change the fortunes of Zimbabwe. The cold economic winters of international isolation might pave way to Zimbabwe’s re-engagement with multi-lateral institutions and the acceptance back into the Commonwealth […]