Zanu-PF Accused Of Rigging Twitter Poll In Mnangagwa’s Favour

Zimbabweans on Twitter have accused Zanu-PF and the government of rigging a Twitter poll on the popularity of President Mnangagwa. The president won the approval rating poll by more than 50%, a result that was celebrated in the government-controlled media.

Prominent journalist and publisher of ZimLive, Mduduzi Mathuthu, claimed that supporters of had purchased about 3,000 votes to get a favourable approval outcome for the President:

Another prominent Twitter account @PacheduZW said that there are services on the internet that offer votes at rates of about $1 for 100 votes:

The Studio7 Twitter poll (which is still running) has the president with an approval rating of 51% as at the posting of this update on Saturday.



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