Zimbabwe Elections

  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe re-elected as President, rival challenges poll result 04-08-2013 01:15 PM

    Harare: Africa's oldest president, Robert Mugabe, was declared winner of Zimbabwe election on Saturday, but his rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, said he would challenge in court a result he called a fraud that would push the nation back into crisis. Mugabe, 89, who has ruled the former British colony in southern...
  • As Zimbabwe counts ballots, police warn against leaked election results 01-08-2013 11:22 AM

    Zimbabwe police vowed to crack down on any attempts to leak early results from Tuesday's vote, complicating plans by some civic groups to pre-empt official announcements by the country's election commission. The move means it could be hours before the first officially collated results trickle in from the Zimbabwe Electoral...
  • Mugabe wins re-election after opposition pulls out 23-06-2008 08:42 AM

    As expected, India thrashed New Zealand 2-0 in the Tests and while the victory in Bangalore wasn't as convincing as one would have liked, the team drew a lot of positives from the series. Though the form of veterans like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan is...
  • Opposition declares victory, Mugabe under pressure to quit 03-04-2008 11:08 PM

    Melbourne: Former India coach Greg Chappell has strongly advocated the use of the Decision Review System (DRS) in all bilateral Test series, saying technology helps in reducing mistakes. The issue of absence of DRS hotted up after Mike Hussey and Ed Cowan were controversially dismissed on the opening day of...