PICS: Zimbabwe ruling party backers march for peace ahead of vote

HARARE-  A crowd of supporters of Zimbabwe’s ruling party marched for peace in the capital, a day after the opposition rallied thousands to demand electoral reforms.

Zimbabwe will be holding their presidential elections on July 30.

This will be the first vote without the participation of former leader Robert Mugabe since independence from white minority rule in 1980.

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The ruling party-  Zanu-PF party has been accused of using violence and rigging the previous elections, the call for the march  is a departure from the past.

Many speakers on Wednesday criticized 40-year-old opposition leader for the re-engerised MDC , Nelson Chamisa  and who has been endorsed by an opposition party backed by Mugabe.

Activists from Zimbabwe’s ruling party Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) Youth League cheer as they march for peace ahead of the July 30 general elections in Zimbabwe, June 6 2018 in Harare, Zimbabwe. (File, AFP)

Activists from Zimbabwe’s ruling party Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) Youth League cheer as they march for peace ahead of the July 30 general elections in Zimbabwe, June 6 2018 in Harare, Zimbabwe. (File, AFP)

 

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