BREAKING NEWS AND UPDATES: Zimbabwe Opposition Announces Reunification as Group
UPDATE ON THE 28TH OF APRIL 2008@ 1515 GMT: According to the BBC News Website, there has been breaking news coming out of Zimbabwe with the announcement that Morgan Tsvangerai [MDC Presidential Candidate] and rival Arthur Mutambara have set aside their differences and reunited. This reunification consolidates the Opposition as a majority in Parliament.
BBC News: "Opposition Reunites in Zimbabwe"
UPDATE ON THE 28th OF APRIL 2008 @ 0940 GMT: According to the BBC News Website, Representatives of the Candidates for President of Zimbabwe during the 2008 Elections are planning to meet with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. The purpose is to review the results of the Presidential Elections which have not been released even though the elections ocurred almost a month ago. At the same time, the top US Envoy to Africa Jendayi Frazer has reported that the US Embassy received news of retribution against Opposition Voters after the partial recount that confirmed the Zimbabwe's Opposition Win. The Documented Evidence reported more than 450 beatings, one death, and one thousand people displaced after the results of the recount were published.
BBC News: "Zimbabwe Parties Check Results"
UPDATE ON THE 26TH OF APRIL @ 2025 EST [0030 GMT]: According to the BBC News Website, MDC won the recount confirming the loss of the ZANU-PF [Mugabe] in parliamentary elections
BBC News: "Mugabe Parliament Loss Confirmed"
UPDATE ON THE 26TH OF APRIL 2007@1245 GMT: According to MSNBC:
The Official Recount confirmed that ZANU-PF [Mugabe] did lose control of Parliament. MDC won 14 out of 23 seats. This has been also confirmed by the BBC News Service.
BBC News: "Zimbabwe Opposition Retains Gains"
According to a Reuters News Report published in Yahoo and Zimbabwe Situation, 13 of the 23 constituencies recounted gave the opposition MDC an advantage over ZANU-PF. There are 10 constiuencies left to recount and ZANU-PF must win at least 9 of the 10 remaining constituencies to at least recapture Parliament. More Zimbabwe News will be published when it arrives. This came from Zimbabwe Situation just thirty minutes ago.