POLITICS

Zec urges political players to wind up campaigns

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission says its modalities are now in place ahead of the 2018 harmonised polls set for Monday and has urged political players to wind up their campaigns tomorrow (Saturday)....

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 July 2018

POLITICS

Presidential candidate pulls out

NATIONAL Alliance of Patriotic and Democratic Republicans leader Divine Mambi Hove has pulled out of the presidential race six days before elections, saying he had found it illegal to participate in a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 July 2018

POLITICS

Police seal off Zec offices

STATE security agencies in Harare yesterday sealed off all strategic points previously used by the opposition for demonstrations as political tension continues to mount ahead of Monday's general elect...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 July 2018

POLITICS

Zec reverses polling booth changes

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has succumbed to pressure from opposition parties and civil society groups and reverted to the old set-up of the polling booths, thus allowing voters to cast th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 July 2018

POLITICS

ZEC agrees to polling booth demands

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has conceded on the demands by political parties to revert back to the traditional polling booth system but could not accede to the other demands regarding ball...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 July 2018

POLITICS

ZEC door shut on Chamisa

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) slammed the door on MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday, saying there was no going back on poll preparations even as the main opposition party is attem...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 July 2018

POLITICS

ZEC right on voters' roll photographs, says High Court

THE High Court has ruled that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is right on not issuing a voters' roll with photographs to political parties or any member of public, and the electoral body canno...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 July 2018

POLITICS

ZEC ready for 30 July election

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has ruled out chances of postponing next Monday's national elections, insisting it was all systems go despite complaints by opposition parties that the ground w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 July 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa corners Zec top brass

THE ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (Zec)'s top brass is meeting in Harare today to, among other things, try and find ways to address ballot security concerns raised by opposition MDC Alliance president...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 July 2018

POLITICS

Electorate doubts police, Zec credibility

THE majority of residents in most of the country's eight provinces still have a negative perception of police and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) and doubt their capacity to professionally man...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 July 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa's make-or-break meeting with ZEC on Tuesday

MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa told his supporters that he would not waste his time going to court to force the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to address concerns over the des...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2018

POLITICS

Printing of ballot papers almost complete, says ZEC

Printing of all ballot papers for the 2018 harmonised elections is about 99 percent complete and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) will publicise all relevant issues regarding the ballots early ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2018

POLITICS

Misa challenges Zec Media Monitoring Committee

MEDIA Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) yesterday filed an urgent High Court Chamber application challenging the constitution of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Media Monitoring CommitteeIn terms ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2018

POLITICS

Zec is independent, claims Mnangagwa

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission is an independent body created through parliamentary processes and does not take instructions from any political party, President Mnangagwa has said.President Mnangag...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2018

POLITICS

ZEC gives parties ballot paper samples

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) yesterday met political party leaders or representatives and gave them samples of ballot papers to be used in the July 30 harmonised elections.The meeting, dubb...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2018

POLITICS

Zec told to relocate polling station in 24hrs

A LOCAL human rights group has given the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) a 24-hour ultimatum to relocate its polling station at the Dzivarasekwa Presidential Guard Barracks in Harare to a reasonab...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018

POLITICS

Khupe MDC-T makes fresh demands to Zec

THE Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T has conceded that the issue of ballot printing was now water under the bridge, but said the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) still had to show commitment to ensure tha...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018

POLITICS

Aspiring candidates confront Zec

ZIMBABWE Election Commission (Zec) officials in Beitbridge were on Wednesday taken to task by candidates who demanded the latest voters' roll.The candidates, drawn from Beitbridge East complained that...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018

POLITICS

Zec completes printing of voters' roll

The 2018 voters' roll has been printed and does not have double registrations, nor dead or ghost voters, as it was specifically compiled to address the flaws of the 2013 voters' roll, Zimbabwe Elector...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018

OPINION

Chamisa's much ado about ZEC, ballot paper

Change is in the air for this election in more ways than one. Voters in Zimbabwe will be presented with a new format ballot paper on July 30, 2018. They will not see the usual ballot paper, where Pres...

By Vusi Nyamazana | Published: 20 July 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa sets Zec vigil dates

OPPOSITION MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa yesterday disclosed that their planned vigils at the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) offices countrywide would kick off next Tuesday a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 July 2018

POLITICS

ZEC database hacked

UNDERFIRE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba has sensationally claimed that suspected hackers recently broke into the electoral management body's database and s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 July 2018

OPINION

Communication, trust and ZEC

With only a few days to go before Zimbabweans make their way to the polls to elect their political leaders for the next five years, the eyes of the of the nation and those observing are glued to the Z...

By Christopher Farai Charamba | Published: 19 July 2018

POLITICS

Election Day declared public holiday

Government has declared July 30 a public holiday to enable the electorate to vote without hassles from work-related commitments. The Electoral Act prescribes that the election day be declared a public...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 July 2018

POLITICS

70% think Zec is non-partisan?

At least 70 percent of Zimbabweans believe the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is non-partisan, an opinion poll has claimed.The Richard Mahomva-led Leaders for Africa Network (LAN) - an independen...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 July 2018
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