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Women Candidates Face Harassment and Threats of Violence in Zimbabwe

A new International Foundation for Electoral Studies (IFES) report finds women who run for office in Zimbabwe face a variety of persistent challenges, and calls into question the 10-year time limit on Zimbabwe’s quota system. This…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
CFR
Posted:
03 Aug 2018

Zimbabwe

Violence Mars Zimbabwe’s First Post-Mugabe Election

Blog Post by Michelle D. Gavin The people of Zimbabwe turned out in impressively large numbers—the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission reported 70 percent of voters turned out—on July 30 to choose a way forward for their country. The…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
CFR
Posted:
03 Aug 2018

Zimbabwe

Southern Africa's Zimbabwe divide

Author: Stephanie Hanson As the date of Zimbabwe's runoff presidential election draws closer, speculation about the fluid political situation runs rampant. Some Western diplomats and rights groups say a coup has put the military in charge (Times of London). Ruling…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
CFR
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Liberation from Africa's liberators

Author: Stephanie Hanson As a rule, African leaders are loathe to criticize one of their own. So when Zambian President Levy P. Mwanawasa called an emergency meeting of the fifteen-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) to discuss Zimbabwe's postelection deadlock,…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
CFR
Posted:
21 Mar 2011