President Robert Mugabe's plan to go to the polls received a blow after a report to South African President Jacob Zuma said it was impossible as the electoral roadmap would not be ready.
Zimbabwe Standard (Harare)
5 December 2010
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's plan to have elections next year suffered a major setback after a report from the negotiators to South African President Jacob Zuma all but said it was impossible to hold the polls, as the electoral roadmap would not be ready.
Financial Gazette (Harare)
3 December 2010
The drafting stage of the new constitution has been delayed due to lack of funding as donors are worried by the latest fallout between leaders in the government of national unity (GNU).
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has said elections would only be held if there was a conducive political environment.
President Robert Mugabe faces a tough bid for holding elections in 2011, amid opposition from the MDC and Zanu-PF who are yet to discuss the proposal.