2018 in Zimbabwe

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2018
in
Zimbabwe

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The following lists events from the year 2018 in Zimbabwe.

Incumbents[edit]

January[edit]

18 - President Mnagagwa announces that observer missions from the Commonwealth of Nations, the European Union, and the United Nations have been invited to monitor the 2018 general elections.

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

Sibusiso Moyo will be attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 as an observer, as Zimbabwe has an intention of reengaging with the international community - including a possible return of Zimbabwe to its status as a Commonwealth republic during 2018.

July[edit]

  • 29 July – On the eve of Zimbabwe's election, Mugabe made a surprise press conference where he stated his wish not to vote for President Mnangagwa and ZANU-PF, the party he founded

[2] Instead, he expressed his wish to vote his long time rival party, the MDC of Nelson Chamisa [3][4][5].

Date unknown[edit]

President Mnangagwa has announced that Zimbabwe will seek a return to its membership of the Commonwealth as a Commonwealth republic, which was the case from April 1980 to December 2003.

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Incumbent Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe vote". BBC News. 3 August 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-44998488 | Zimbabwe election: Mugabe turns on Mnangagwa in surprise pre-poll speech - BBC News
  3. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/29/robert-mugabe-zanu-pf-zimbabwe-election%7C Robert Mugabe: I won't vote for Zanu-PF in Zimbabwe election | World news | The Guardian
  4. ^ https://news.sky.com/story/zimbabwes-robert-mugabe-refuses-to-back-successor-mnangagwa-in-election-11453221 | Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe refuses to back successor Mnangagwa in election - Sky News
  5. ^ https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/07/zimbabwe-mugabe-won-vote-successor-mnangagwa-180729100342113.html | Zimbabwe's Mugabe says he won't vote for successor Mnangagwa