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The MDC and other concerned stakeholders have informed the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission about the issue “and we sincerely hope and trust that ZEC will do whatever it takes to make sure that all electoral malpractices are completely eliminated in time for the elections. “No rocket science is needed to ...
But much focus at this stage is on what the elections management body, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is doing in readiness for the keenly-awaited elections. Key among the activities that Zec is doing now is the ongoing voter registration drive. It conducted a nationwide blitz that started on ...

... small gesture to release these youngsters who have had their life taken away for so long,” Mudzuri said. Turning to the coming elections, Mudzuri said as a party, they were going to approach the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and the Ministry of Justice to have all prisoners, including political prisoners, ...
The Director of Communication and Marketing at the National University of Science and Technology, Mr Felix Moyo, (left), registers to vote using a Biometric Voter Registration kit at the university campus in Bulawayo last year. Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Correspondent THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission ...
The Election Resource Center (ERC), a local non-profit that closely observes the electoral process in Zimbabwe, is recommending steps the government and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission should take before the elections. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) recently commenced a renewed ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has given an American company the nod to supply biometric voter registration (BVR) de-duplication hardware and software notwithstanding the court challenge of the procurement process. The electoral body said there was a constitutional requirement for it to ...

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is at the centre of a storm after it reportedly manipulated and violated tender procedures when it awarded an American company a contract to supply Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) de-duplication hardware and software. The electoral body last month awarded ...
HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is in a fix over who to choose as the new Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson following Rita Makarau's surprise resignation with seven legal minds being tipped for the high-pressure job, the Daily News can report. In terms of the Constitution, Zec ...
PLUMTREE residents have petitioned the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) protesting against poor location of biometric voter registration (BVR) centres and inadequate voter education in the area. BY SHARON SIBINDI. In their petition, the Plumtree Combined Residents and Development ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) said Wednesday over 4.7 million people have registered to vote in the 2018 elections. (ZEC) said while mobile registration centres closed on Wednesday, registration is continuing at 63 static district centers across the country. The commission had initially ...
The fourth phase of the Biometric Voter Registration blitz ended yesterday, with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission registering over 4,7 million voters. ZEC acting chairperson Mr Emmanuel Magade confirmed the figure, adding that they expected to extend the blitz by a month in the new year. “Up to late ...
... Ndabezinhle Mloyi said the majority of potential voters in Matabeleland North and South provinces were turned away for failing to produce the required documentation, due to inadequate voter education by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. “We are worried about the low numbers of people, who have ...
The ultimate goal is to create party cells around the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission designated polling station specific voter registration and voting centres.” This, the report indicated, would enable the party to establish its membership, which enhances its chances of election victory. The department said it ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has requested an additional $7,9 million to extend the ongoing voter registration blitz which ends next Tuesday. This was said by Acting ZEC Chairperson Mr Emmanuel Magade during a media briefing yesterday. The electoral body had revised downwards the ...
HARARE – The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) must extend voter registration for so-called aliens, independent election watchdog Zimbabwe Elections Support Network (Zesn) has said. This comes after the High Court two weeks ago ordered the Zec to register “aliens” as prospective voters for the ...
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Rita Makarau has resigned, months before a vote whose credibility is crucial to the new army-backed government's efforts to re-engage international lenders, a senior government source said on Friday. An official who declined to be named, said Makarau ...
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairwoman Rita Makarau resigned on Friday, months before a vote whose credibility is crucial to the new army-backed government's efforts to re-engage international lenders and lure investors, a senior government source said. Makarau, seen ...

... the highest number of votes,” Mombo said. Various people suggested that there should be free access to public media for all contesting parties. They said candidates involved in electoral violence should be arrested, with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission given powers to cause arrest of such persons.
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has called on the youths to register as voters in the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise, amid indications that there is still alow turnout in Bulawayo. BY ALEXIS SIBANDA. Zec district elections officer for Bulawayo, Sithembiso Khuphe made the ...
At least 64 670 people have registered to vote under the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission's (ZEC) Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) mop-up exercise, bringing the total number of registrants to a cumulative 4 944 152. ZEC's mop up exercise started on January 10 this year, to cater for potential registrants ...
MDC-T youth leader Happymore Chidziva has challenged President Emmerson Mnangagwa not to be influenced by partisanship when selecting the new Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson, saying next year's elections should be held in a credible manner. BY OBEY MANAYITI. Chidziva ...
“Commissioners of oath shall also be present at the venue to assist potential registrants with proof of residence. Duty bearers in Zaka, who include traditional leaders, MPs, councillors, district administrators, shall also attend the concert. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission which has also been invited to ...
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Rita Makarau has said they may consider extending the biometric voter registration exercise should the need arise. BY OBEY MANAYITI. In a recent interview, Makarau said Zec would assess the situation after the final phase of the registration blitz on ...
High Court judge Justice Nyaradzo Munangati-Manongwa on Wednesday 29 November 2017 ordered the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to register the so-called "aliens" during the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise as prospective voters for the 2018 harmonised elections.
THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has embarked on a biometric voter registration (BVR) mop-up exercise in Hurungwe to cater for those who did not have identity documents (IDs) when the exercise commenced. BY NUNURAI JENA. The mop-up exercise that targets only 20 centres in Hurungwe ...
Chinomona said President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission would have to agree on whether there will be by-elections. In an unrelated matter, Chamisa also asked that Mnangagwa be asked to attend today's question and answer session since there were no ministers in ...
Attempts by the stuffed Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to introduce a biometric voter registration (BVR) process to create a new roll are so far fraught, with some NGOs reporting intimidation (pdf). On a recent visit to Zimbabwe I struggled to locate a BVR centre to re-register as a voter. When I found ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) should be the primary target for reform. It has no credibility and has long been considered ...
This comes as the national elections management body, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), as well as local election observer groups ...
... Rainbow Democratic Party (RDP) has approached the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) seeking to force the former Vice-President to ...
... remaining before the biometric voter registration (BVR) exercise for 2018 elections closes, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) seems ...
This comes as the national elections management body, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), as well as local election observer groups are intensifying their efforts to have millions of prospective voters register in the ongoing biometric voter registration (BVR) exercise. Read full story in today's paper.
“I will now turn on the question why she is also the chairperson of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. By virtue of section 238(2) of the ...
JUSTICE minister Happyton Bonyongwe has defended Justice Rita Makarau's tripartite role of being Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) ...
THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has said it is unacceptable for political figures among other people acting as commissioners of ...
The first phase of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission's so-called Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) blitz ended Wednesday countrywide with ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says with only few days before the closing date of phase one of the Biometric Voter Registration ...
... Section 25 of the Act could easily have been dealt with by another law, namely regulations made by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.”.
The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has petitioned the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to scrap the proof of residence ...
PEOPLE'S Democratic Party leader Tendai Biti yesterday said he is approaching the courts to order the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) ...
Zimbabwe Electoral commission registering people in the four-month biometric registration exercise for 2018 elections (S. Mhofu/Sept. 2017).
THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has revealed that its biometric voter registration (BVR) central database will be kept at its ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has registered nearly 40 000 prospective voters since the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) started at ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has secured 3,000 BVR kits for the registration process, and will be rotating them around the ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) begins a massive voter registration blitz today, with the electoral body stating that affidavits are not ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) will from tomorrow embark on a voter education campaign, five days before a registration blitz ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has received the remaining 2 600 biometric voter registration kits as it prepares to launch a blitz to ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC)'s position will always remain problematic like that of any other referee because some political ...
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has invited election based civic groups in the country to register with the poll authority so they ...
Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) is concerned with the apparent incapacity of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to administer a Voter ...


 

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