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Zimbabwe’s Elections Have Many New Parties, but Parties Have Little Money

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Elections

Zimbabwe is readying for the country’s first post-Mugabe elections, and plenty of new parties have sprung up to compete. There’s just one problem: The parties are having trouble finding money to join the race.

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Nelson Chamisa: The Challenger

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Elections

At 40 years old and head of the main opposition bloc, Nelson Chamisa is the face of the Movement For Democratic Change Alliance in Zimbabwe. But he has called into question whether the country’s electoral commission has correctly prepared the ballot for the July 30 presidential election – and he says he won’t participate until his concerns are addressed.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa: The Winner

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Elections

Sitting President Emmerson Mnangagwa led a military intervention against longtime President Robert Mugabe, but he also served for years as Mugabe’s top deputy. Now, Zimbabweans going to the polls wonder which Mnangagwa they’re voting for.

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With Election Days Away, Zimbabweans Hope New President Will Bring New Jobs

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Elections

Under former President Robert Mugabe, who was ousted from office in November after nearly four decades of authoritarian rule, Zimbabwe’s economy fell apart so badly that economists today are challenged even to calculate the country’s astronomical unemployment rate. With structural problems and long-standing friction between the country’s major population groups, presidential candidates and citizens alike are wondering how to address the persistent lack of jobs.

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Joice Mujuru: The Fighter

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Elections

She fought in Zimbabwe’s war for independence and served as vice president for a decade, but her checkered past leads some to doubt her fitness for the highest office.

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Nkosana Moyo: The Economist

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Elections

Many Zimbabweans believe the country needs change after former President Robert Mugabe’s corruption-plagued rule. Nkosana Moyo is known for doing things differently, but voters wonder whether he’ll be able to get his message out while bucking traditions during his campaign.

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Thokozani Khupe: The Trailblazer

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Elections

Despite an extensive policy platform and a resume including a stint as deputy prime minister, much of the public attention on the presidential candidacy of Thokozani Khupe has focused on her identity. She’s Ndebele and a woman, and both of those make her an outlier in Zimbabwe’s public life – as well as a target.

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Ambrose Mutinhiri: The Loyalist

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Elections

Ambrose Mutinhiri is angling to be the heir to ousted President Robert Mugabe, but to prove his loyalty, he had to leave the party Mugabe that led for decades. Mutinhiri says Mugabe has rewarded that loyalty with his support. Now, he hopes Zimbabweans will reward him with their votes.

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Corruption: Zimbabweans Don’t Like It, but Many Say It Works

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: CorruptionElections

Bribery, kickbacks and other forms of corruption are common in Zimbabwe, and many Zimbabweans say they’d like to rid their country of the problem. At the same time, they acknowledge that, at times, they benefit from the system as is.

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Presidential Candidates Zero in on Zimbabwe’s Faltering Education System

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: EducationElections

Former President Robert Mugabe promised radical change and improvement for education in Zimbabwe, but his 37-year rule bequeathed a system that still leaves most students unable to pass state exams. Candidates in the July 30 presidential election are offering a broad spectrum of policies to raise the quality of education in Zimbabwe.

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