Fergal Keane (BBC) election run-up report

The BBC’s Africa Correspondent, Fergal Keane, was in Zimbabwe for the controversial 30 July 2018 elections, which he witnessed firsthand.  Read his pre-election report, published on 29 July. He noted that although MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa had run a strong campaign, past experience suggested that the power of the Zanu-PF machine and the promise of stability could see Mr Mnangagwa legitimise his presidency. Read More