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.



Zanu-PFMduduzi Mathuthu

Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) is a liberation war movement/party that has been ruling Zimbabwe since the country attained its independence in 1980. The party's main agenda was to liberate the country from the bondage of settler regime led by Ian... Read More About Zanu-PF

Mduduzi Mathuthu is a journalist and the founder of a Zimbabwe UK-based popular online paper, New He is the current editor of Southern African focused newspaper The Southern Times. Mathuthu had gone to the United Kingdom in the early 2000s where he sought asylum... Read More About Mduduzi Mathuthu

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    what more do you expect from these useless dog zanoids ?

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