Articles tagged 'electoral reforms'

MDC Alliance demo on today 11 July 2018 HARARE - Pressure is mounting on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) as members of the MDC Alliance are expected to pour onto the streets of Harare today to demand a raft of electoral reforms. MDC chairperson, Morgen Komichi, told the Daily News yesterday that the demonstration was going a...
Zanu PF won't reform: Munyeza 3 March 2017 HARARE - Prominent businessman Shingi Munyeza has warned opposition parties that they must be ready to participate in 2018's elections on an uneven ground, as Zanu PF will not reform itself out of power. Writing on his Facebook page, he said “many are looking forward to an evening of the playi...
'Bikita West poll unfair' 23 January 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF won the Bikita West by-election by directing voters to give their ballot-paper serial numbers to their headmen who had marshalled them to polling stations and made them queue in a predetermined order, observers claimed. Zimbabwe Election Support Netwo...
Mugabe scoffs at electoral reforms 16 December 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has scoffed at anti-government protestors who unprecedentedly took to the streets in recent months while he also mocked calls for electoral reforms. Speaking at Zanu PF's central committee meeting at the party's headquarters in Harare Wednesday, the frail-looki...
Zesn calls for comprehensive electoral reforms 15 September 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Election Support Network (Zesn) is concerned by utterances attributed to senior government officials in the media insinuating that there will be no more electoral reforms before the 2018 harmonised elections. The utterances come against a background of numerous calls by Civil...
We can't reform ourselves out of power: Moyo 6 September 2016 BULAWAYO - Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has declared that the ruling Zanu PF government will not consider the electoral reforms that opposition parties are clamouring for as that would be tantamount to “reforming ourselves out of power”. Moyo told journalists here on Fr...
MDC upholds poll boycott stance 4 May 2016 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) says it will continue boycotting all elections until sticking points have been resolved and far-reaching electoral reforms enacted. This comes as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is finalising preparations for ...
Electoral reform does not start, end with amendments 19 May 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe has embarked on electoral reforms which seek to end the bickering and quarrelling which has dogged previous elections but the public consultations to the Electoral Amendment Bill were marred by chaos and accusations of little consultation. Senior Assistant Editor Guthrie Munyuki...