Mugabe bans foreign journalists ahead of Zimbabwe elections - Press Gazette

Mugabe bans foreign journalists ahead of Zimbabwe elections

Journalists from across the world have been refused entry to Zimbabwe to cover the country’s presidential elections tomorrow.

The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Southern Africa, which represented 193 journalists from 122 organisations, The BBC, which has been banned by President Robert Mugabe for seven years, joins CNN, New York Times, Reuters and AFP on the list.

The FCA-SA says that accreditation, where it is issued, is based on a payment of $1,500 and according to race and nationality.

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