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They don't want other political parties near ZEC, but themselves. If they had their way, they would print the ballot papers and supervise the elections. If they can't then the whole world must do the observation and monitoring, except we must bar from this religious rite such inferior, untrustworthy creatures as ...
HARARE, April 21 (Xinhua) -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) said Saturday Zimbabwe is ready to conduct a credible election due to the conducive political and ... Mnangagwa is yet to proclaim the election date and main political parties are still to launch their election manifestos.

The above statement aptly sums up the current crisis within mainstream political parties in Zimbabwe. ... If this is indeed the great reawakening of young people, how do the champions of generational consensus intend to address the Zimbabwean question which in so many ways has resonances with the ...
Zimbabweans observed the country's 38th independence anniversary at the National Sports Stadium, Wednesday, for the first time without former President Robert Mugabe as leader. Addressing the crowd, President Emmerson Mnangagwa called on all political parties to hold peaceful, free & fair elections.
Nelson Chamisa, the president of the country's largest political party, and President Mnangagwa arrived at the venue of the celebrations together to rapturous applause, the giant National Sports ... Even other opposition political parties such as the New Patriotic Front (NPF), attended the celebrations.
They are on the ground, but not in the traditional way we all know political parties operating,” he said. “Zanu PF is now a military organisation. There are no true civilians in control of Zanu PF as we speak. You will not see the ordinary campaign you will see from a normal political party because the military is ...

POLICE have urged the courts to continue denying bail to members of the public who engage in any form of political violence. National police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi yesterday said: “As the nation braces for the forthcoming 2018 harmonised elections, police applaud the courts for ...
HARARE - While, there is no law that bars anyone from forming a political party, the cost of participating in the elections is expensive, owing to the money ... Opposition political parties have already made it clear that the amount that is demanded by Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is too much and is ...
This is not the first election that has been dominated by such political parties with suspicions most of them are sponsored to cause confusion, hence split the vote. In past elections some of them would withdraw on the eve of the polls. It is one thing registering a political party and another to keep it running ...
The Zimbabwe Gender Commission is expected to hold meetings starting Tuesday with political parties set to participate in the country's forthcoming general elections. Commissioner Victor Nkiwane speaks with VOA's Gibbs Dube about challenges faced by women in the run up to the polls.
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission could in the long-term introduce closed-circuit television cameras inside polling stations to help reduce ... She said interim committees comprising political parties, police and Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission officials will be assembled to help maintain peace ...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa speaks in an interview with Xinhua and other Chinese media in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 31, 2018. ... good leadership to other political parties over the years, and was also one of the political parties that helped Zimbabwe to win independence from Britain in ...
A new political party Multi People's Democratic Party of Zimbabwe has been launched in the capital with the aim of contesting in 2018 harmonised elections. The new dispensation and the run up to the elections has seen the formation of many political parties as people exercise their rights of participating in ...
Zimbabwe: Election Season Frenzy - It's Their Turn to Eat ... Interestingly, the movement has all the hallmarks of a political party. ... We lack such diligence in Zimbabwe, where political parties are receiving money from all over the place--including corrupt and highly questionable elements who should never ...
Interestingly, the movement has all the hallmarks of a political party. In other ... for iniquity. We lack such diligence in Zimbabwe, where political parties are receiving money from all over the place—including corrupt and highly questionable elements who should never be allowed anywhere near politics.
EM: Code is made up of five like-minded opposition political parties that aim at providing solutions to the problems that Zimbabwe finds itself in. They are African Democratic Party, Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn, Zapu, Zimbabwe First and the Reformed Democrats of Zimbabwe. ND: You are going to contest in this ...
The United States (US) should make decisions on Zimbabwe from an informed position and stop reading only the text of opposition political parties that are afraid of elections, the President has said. He said the US, which last week proposed multiple prescriptive reforms as a precondition for re-engagement ...

For the life of the first two Parliaments after the effective date, an additional sixty women members, six from each of the provinces into which Zimbabwe is divided, elected through a system of proportional representation based on the votes cast for candidates representing political parties in a general election ...
The National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) has urged political parties to campaign peacefully ahead of the forthcoming harmonised elections, saying it will subpoena perpetrators of violence to account for their deeds. The NPRC, which is a product of the new Constitution, has a mandate ...
Zimbabwe is due to hold elections in July but can only do so from 21 July. ... 30 April, but there is a case before the Constitutional Court barring him from announcing the election date until the Political Parties Finance Act is amended to provide funding ... At the last count Zimbabwe has 112 political parties.
“I have already invited all political parties in Zimbabwe to a roundtable where we all commit ourselves to non-violence,” he added. ... The EU head of mission in Zimbabwe, Phillipe Van Damme, told the paper it would meet the president, political party leaders, and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.
HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has said there are 107 political parties running for the 2018 elections comprising largely an assortment of small parties. That might seem harmless, but in the strange, convoluted netherworld of Zimbabwean politics, a lot of the minor parties are useless and ...
File: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he is not happy about reports that Robert Mugabe is linked to a new political party. Photo: AFP / Jekesai Njikizana. HARARE ‑ President Emmerson Mnangagwa has told Zanu PF youth that he is not happy with reports that his predecessor, Robert ...
Samuel Hadebe of the Chris Hani Institute says journalists should cover all parties participating in Zimbabwe's forthcoming general elections instead of focusing on the ruling Zanu PF party and MDC-T only. (Video: Benedict Nhlapho) ...
At least 118 political parties have so far registered with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to participate in the forthcoming harmonised election, an official has said. ... Mr Gavi said ZEC would not limit any political party that wished to take part in the election as long as it met the requirements.
According to NewsDay, Mnangagwa said that he was shocked by reports that at least 112 political parties had registered with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to contest the elections. He said he would soon "order an investigation to find if the political parties were genuine". New Zimbabwe.com ...
Political party funding has come under the spotlight ahead of the upcoming general elections in Zimbabwe. Last week Zanu-PF's ... "We are likely to see Zanu-PF outspending other political parties on regalia‚ campaign vehicles and a sustained media blitz in terms of visibility. I foresee Zanu-PF being miles ...
The opposition has repeatedly accused ZEC of refusing to release the voters roll for scrutiny by political parties and other interested organisations in ... to every political party that intends to contest the election, and to any observer who requests it, one copy of every voters roll to be used in the election, either ...
While Tsvangirai, whose political party is in Parliament, went on to form the MDC Alliance, Mujuru, wanted a leader of the alliance to be chosen through an ... “The idea which we are going to sell to the MDC Alliance is that it is necessary for opposition political parties to unite, Zimbabwe has more than 84 ...
The trust said political parties must be guided by the provisions of the Electoral Code of Conduct for Political Parties, which stipulates that no political party or any of its members or supporters, and no candidate or any of his or her supporters, may: use violence, or threaten violence or incite or encourage the ...
The country holds general elections later this year and political parties are already campaigning for the ballot which comes after a controversial transfer of ... 34% were affiliated to the Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai while the remaining 56% were not affiliated to any known political party.
This columnist wrote in The People's Voice then that this was insulting to both the President, Zanu-PF members and the broad Zimbabwean citizenry. The party ... Zimbabwe's official opposition party, MDC-T is in conflagrations because of the seemingly general feeling within that it belongs to Mr Tsvangirai.
OPPOSITION parties have accused the two mainstream political parties, Zanu PF and MDC-T of monopolising the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) and ... Any inter-party team comprising representatives from the three political parties in Parliament, Zanu PF, MDC T and the Welshman Ncube-led MDC ...
HARARE – Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday said the country will not return land seized from former white commercial farmers almost two decades ago. "It will never happen," Mnangagwa said in a speech to his ZANU-PF party supporters in central Zimbabwe, broadcast on ...
Ideally, Zimbabwe must simply shift to a system with two major parties. Having 78 political parties will produce a stand-off that will leave us without a government as we prepare for a presidential run-off. History has taught us that run-offs trigger deadly violence. With 78 parties, it's almost impossible to have ...
ZIMBABWE Defence Forces (ZDF) commander Phillip Valerio Sibanda has ordered soldiers to be on high alert, warning the servicemen against taking ... unit in the capital on Monday that there are clandestine plans to foment disharmony within the military following the formation of the new political party.
Harare ‑ Zimbabwean legislators and civic society organisations are seeking an end to political violence which has characterised the past few weeks as ... "Political parties must take the centre stage of condemning violence and also put stringent measures of punishing all members who engage in violent ...
There are 75 political parties registered to contest in the looming elections in Zimbabwe - up from 35 that existed prior to 2017. The so-called big league has the MDC alliance‚ made up of seven political parties whose leaders Morgan Tsvangirai‚ Tendai Biti and Professor Welshman Ncube were part of the ...
Reports from ordinary citizens, political parties and civic society are instructive of a widespread practice of alleged Zanu PF supporters and traditional ... Perhaps these serial numbers could be of use to the concerned political party to measure active voters within a given electoral district which assists in ...
Noah Manyika is Build Zimbabwe Alliance (BZ) leader, one of the many opposition political parties that have emerged in the country to contest for political space ahead ... Zimbabwean companies need to be competitive and it means one can start a company, but cannot create many jobs due to technology.
When Emmerson Mnangagwa took the reins of power in Zimbabwe‚ one of his rallying points to the masses was dealing with corruption and its effects on the ... But the president himself has faced corruption claims and another political party‚ Transform Zimbabwe‚ suggested that he should be the first to ...
Zimbabwean political parties are ideologically malnourished. The amorphous political space in Zimbabwe has, for close to four decades now, been dominated by political party activists-cum-criminals-cum-entrepreneurs. From 1980 until his resignation in 2018, Mugabe systematically brought the ...
Harare - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa made a home visit on Friday to the leader of the country's main opposition party, Morgan Tsvangirai, who has been battling cancer. The visit came as Zimbabwe's political parties prepare to begin campaigning for elections due later this year - the first ...
Rustenburg - Political parties in South Africa criticised Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Thursday for the drop in the matric results. ... F4SD has on numerous occasions called for government to ditch this Europe models of education and adopt the one used by neighbouring Zimbabwe," he said.
HARARE – Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) must go for a fresh congress to elect a new leadership after the top guns in the ... The association is not aligned to any political party but individuals are allowed to join any political party whether it's MDC, Zanu PF or any other ...
But not for the established political parties which often helped make it so. That is because the parties are at the mercy of a series of vast movements, global rather than bounded by the nation state. In the United States, the Republican party of Abraham Lincoln has been seized by Donald Trump, a man who ...
At the last count the Research and Advocacy Unit said Zimbabwe had more than 50 political parties, three of which were led by women. Zimbabwe is due to hold its elections in the next six months or so. President Emmerson Mnangagwa who assumed office on 24 November is completing former president ...
Newly appointed Zimbabwean Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa,a secretive hardliner known as 'The Crocodile'. ... reminded the ruling party in a statement on December 18 that “members of the security services are bound by the Constitution not to operate as political activists of any political party”.
Other committees are affected by squabbles along political party lines, and they could not present committee reports, due to partisan disagreements. ... PM: I would say that the main achievements were being able to rally all MPs from different political parties to work together. We managed to hold capacity ...
Zimbabwe Rural Teachers' Union president Martin Chaburumunda told NewsDay that members of his organisation were at risk of manipulation and abuse by political ... “As rural teachers, we are Zimbabweans and one should be free to join any political party, but only if it is a political party of their choice.


 

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