Violet Mariyacha has joined Zimbabwe presidential election race

A Zimbabwean living in California, Violet Mariyacha, says she will be contesting the 2018 presidential election, which will feature several candidates including 93 year-old President Robert Mugabe and Movement for Democratic Change founding president Morgan Tsvangirai.

In a statement, Mariyacha said she would improve the standard of living for Zimbabweans and become their voice if elected president in the crucial poll.

She is expected to contest the election under her party – the United Movements and Unions Party, which was formed sometime this year.

More details to follow …

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