We have selected the top 12 Twitter accounts for following the latest Zimbabwe election news and, so you can keep up with all the surprises and polling throughout the campaign as they happen.
This is not meant to be a comprehensive list of the biggest or best-known accounts. But these are the Twitter accounts that we judge to be the most influential. Here is the list;
- ZLHR– ZLHR works to foster a culture of human rights and encourage the growth of human rights through observance of the rule of law in Zimbabwe.
- ERC-Established in January 2010, the Election Resource Centre (ERC) is a non-partisan, think tank and advocacy institution on elections and democracy.
- #Zimbabwe – politics, election news & campaign updates. Social News
- #ElectionsZW– Open Parliament Zimbabwe
- ZEC-Zimbabwe Electoral Commission – The Electoral Management Body of Zimbabwe. ZEC, Your Vote is Your Right!
- U.S. Embassy Harare– The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe promotes active engagement and partnership with Zimbabweans to build a better future..
- The Elders– Independent global leaders working together for peace and human rights. Founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007.
- African Union– For an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa. Official page of the AU.
- UKinZimbabwe– Official twitter account of the British Embassy in Harare
- EU in Zimbabwe– Delegation of the European Union to Zimbabwe.
- ZESN– A network of 36 organizations formed to coordinate activities pertaining to elections in Zimbabwe.
- Povo Zim– #Zimbabwe politics, election news & campaign updates. Social News on #ZimElections #ZimPolitics #ZimVotes #ZimDecides #ElectionsZW
The bonus one is of course our associated publications: Pindula for profiles on the political process and the players and other such relevant info and Pindula News for simple news on the go and in bite sized summary. Pindula’s Twitter handle is @WeArePindula and #Pindula. You can use the #Pindula to ping the team on anything happening in your area too.
Did we miss out a brilliant Twitter account that should be on this list? Make your case in the comments below.