Articles tagged 'ballots'

Komichi denied bail again 24 September 2013 HARARE - MDC chief election officer Morgen Komichi has been denied bail for the fourth time by Harare magistrate Tendai Mahwe. Komichi is accused of fraud and contravening the Electoral Act, but denies the charge. He was arrested after he allegedly presented to Zec, a ballot paper that had ...
State case weak: Lawyer 21 September 2013 HARARE - Morgen Komichi's defence lawyer Alec Muchadehama yesterday told the court that the State did not have a strong case against his client to deny him bail. Muchadehama while making submissions before magistrate Tendai Mahwe said the State had not provided any evidence through its witness...
We were shocked: Zec official 18 September 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) deputy public relations director Tendai Pamire yesterday said they were shocked to be presented with ballots by the MDC's chief election officer. Pamire, who is still on the witness stand in Morgen Komichi's trial, had been asked by Alec Muchadehama...
90 special ballots went missing: Lawyer 5 September 2013 HARARE - MDC chief election officer Morgen Komichi's lawyer, Alec Muchadehama, has said that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) gave people ballot papers on the streets, while 90 other envelopes went missing. Komichi is accused of fraud and contravening the Electoral Act. He was arrest...
Komichi shackled for court appearance 31 August 2013 HARARE - MDC chief election officer, Morgen Komichi, yesterday appeared in court in handcuffs and leg irons. Zimbabwean prison officers led Komichi into court wearing chains and prison garb. Komichi stood silently in the dock at the Harare Magistrates' Court. The magistrate accepted a re...
Police hijacked election process: Komichi lawyer 29 August 2013 HARARE - MDC chief election officer Morgen Komichi's lawyer Alec Muchadehama has told the court that police hijacked the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)'s election process, owing to the chaotic voting process. Muchadehama said this yesterday while cross examining the commission's deputy ch...
Morgen Komichi denied bail 20 August 2013 HARARE - Morgen Komichi, the chief elections officer in Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC, has been denied bail. Magistrate Anita Tshuma says there are no changed circumstances warranting his release.
Komichi bail appeal dismissed 9 August 2013 HARARE - Morgen Komichi, the chief elections officer in Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC will continue languishing in remand prison after High Court Judge Hlekani Mwayera threw out his bail appeal yesterday. Komichi, 49, is being charged with fraud and contravening the Electoral Act after he presented ...
Makarau please stop vote fraud 1 August 2013 HARARE - Zimbabweans yesterday turned out in their millions to cast their vote but the day was spoiled by serious allegations of rigging perpetrated by Zanu PF across the country. The high voter turnout in yesterday's watershed election is highly commendable, showing that people are no longer ...
Zec owns up to electoral irregularities 30 July 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is yet to remove police officers who voted during the special vote on July 14 and 15. This emerged after observers asked Zec officials at a press briefing yesterday when names of police officers and Zec officials who participated in the two-day spec...