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Zimbabwe opposition leader launches campaign with promise of prosperity

Nelson Chamisa, leader of Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Citizens Coalition for Change arrives at a rally to celebrate the launch of the their election campaign in Gweru, Zimbabwe, on 16th July, 2023.

Gweru, Zimbabwe Reuters Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa promised economic prosperity and an end to corruption as he launched his party’s campaign on Sunday for national elections set for 23rd August.  Chamisa, who leads the opposition Citizens Coalition for Change, is running against 80-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has led the ruling Zanu-PF since […]

Urging peace, faith leaders risk being caught up in Zimbabwe’s electoral dispute

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Kampala, UgandaRNS As religious leaders urge the two warring sides in Zimbabwe to resolve their political impasse, many Zimbabweans suspect them of backing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and accuse the clergy of fueling the violence following the country’s disputed elections in July. Christians who support Mnangagwa’s opponent are avoiding churches that support Mnangagwa or any political party. […]