Zanu PF parliamentarian Dingumuzi Phuthi says the ZCTU should engage the government in better way than staging public protests. He says the organization should have listened to police concerns that huge gatherings are likely to spread cholera, which has already claimed about 50 lives.
Addressing the UN General Assembly since taking office, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa painted a picture of a country on the move. He reiterated that his country is open for business, and outlined steps to end poverty and corruption. He called for an end to "illegal sanctions."
Former U.S. Secretary of State for Africa, Johnnie Carson, spoke with Blessing Zulu of VOA's Zimbabwe Service, after a second visit to Zimbabwe following its July 30th election. Ambassador Carson co-led the joint IRI and ND Zimbabwe International Election Observation Mission (ZIEOM).
Thabitha Khumalo, acting spokesperson of the MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa, speaks about the Alliance's refusal to recognize President Emmerson Mnangagwa as winner of the 2018 presidential election.
Cong. Bass: What I would recommend is that we monitor the situation, we continue to stay engaged, and we encourage the government to respond to the opposition in a peaceful manner and we encourage he opposition to protest, to be vocal, but to do it in a peaceful manner.
Blessing Zulu of VOA's Zimbabwe Service spoke with opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa about his plans for Zimbabwe, following the outcome of the Constitutional Court ruling that enabled President Emmerson Mnangagwa's inauguration. Chamisa said he will continue with his challenge.
South African human rights lawyer and land expert has dismissed claims by U.S. President Donald Trump that land is being forcibly taken from white farmers and that some are being killed in the process. Interview with Washington Mandela Fellow Nomfundo Mkhize, on attachment with VOA Zimbabwe Serivce.
Spokesperson for MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa told reporter Blessing Zulu of VOA's Zimbabwe Service that his party rejected the Constitutional Court ruling that validated the July 30th elections, won by incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa. Sibanda said Court's ruling was shocking.
Secretary for Legal Affairs forZanu-PF, Paul Mangwana tells Blessing Zulu of VOA's Zimbabwe Service that his party is happy with the Constitutional Court ruling in favor of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The Court dismissed MDC Alliance's application on grounds it was weak. Inauguration is Sunday.
Zimbabwean Constitutional lawyer, Alex Magaisa tells Evans Zininga of VOA's Zimbabwe Service that Zanu-PF party and duly-elected President Emmerson Mnangagwa have a ways to go to earn the acceptance of the Zimbabwean people and int'l community, given the questions surrounding the court ruling.