New Actors in the GameManipulation in Zimbabwe: The MDC–Alliance and Election

Obert Hodzi

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Traditional methods of rigging elections are falling out of favour in the eyes of leaders keen to have their authoritarian regimes validated at the ballot box. Aided by digital technologies, a loyal supporter base and a lucrative party identity and narrative, opposition parties like Zimbabwe’s MDC are taking their turn at manipulating the outcomes of elections, and forcing the hand of those who legitimise them.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRUSI Newsbrief
Issue number9
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 16 Oct 2018
MoE publication typeD1 Article in a trade journal

Fields of Science

  • 517 Political science

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