Zimbabweans began voting Wednesday in an election that is expected to see 80-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa secure another term in office, despite the country’s economic w
The election has been marred by allegations of intimidation, violence, and fraud by the ruling party and the government.
Zimbabwe is facing a severe economic crisis, characterized by high inflation, rampant poverty, unemployment, and corruption.
The country’s gross domestic product contracted by 8% in 2020, according to the World Bank. The country also has a debt burden of $18 billion, which it has been unable to service
Zimbabwe is also facing a social crisis, marked by widespread human rights abuses and political repression. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have accused the government
The expectations for the election are low among many Zimbabweans, who have lost faith in the electoral system and the political leadership. Many Zimbabweans are more concerned abou