Articles tagged 'morgen komichi'

Komichi trial set 11 September 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance elections official Morgen Komichi’s trial in a case he is accused of disputing the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission’s (Zec) election results announcement has been set for October 3. Komichi is being charged with contravening 186 of the Electoral Act which criminalises interr...
Komichi arrested 18 August 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance elections officer Morgen Komichi was yesterday arrested and detained at Harare Central Police Station for interrupting the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)’s 2018 election results announcement. Komichi is due to appear in court today. He is represented by Jeremiah Bamu...
MDC, Majome in talks 22 May 2018 HARARE - The MDC leadership has scrambled to save its relations with one of its long-serving MPs, Jessie Majome, who last week announced she would stand as an independent candidate in the forthcoming elections after citing manipulated party guidelines in choosing candidates for its primary electi...
Chamisa's party postpones Harare, Chitungwiza primaries 22 May 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has postponed primary elections in Harare and Chitungwiza provinces to this coming weekend ostensibly to allow formally employed people to vote. MDC national chairperson Morgen Komichi claimed yesterday that most people in Harare and in the nearly dormitory ...
Majome to run as an independent 15 May 2018 HARARE - Long-serving  Harare West MP, Jessie Majome, has announced that she will contest the impending national elections as an independent candidate after withdrawing from the MDC primary elections. Majome was set to slug it out with microbiologist and former student leader Joanna Mamombe in...
MDC reaches out to Majome 14 May 2018 HARARE - MDC national chairperson Morgen Komichi has said Harare West legislator Jessie Majome, who has opted out of the primary election race citing irregularities, jumped the gun because she did not wait for the selection of candidates that took place in Harare yesterday. Majome, who is huge...
MDC ring-fences constituencies for youths 9 May 2018 HARARE - The mainstream MDC has called to order senior party members who are eyeing constituencies that have been reserved for members of its youth assembly. The party has reserved at least 20 percent of the contested seats, at both local authority and parliamentary levels, for young people. ...
MDC comes up with poll candidates 8 May 2018 HARARE - The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has come up with a comprehensive panel of approved parliamentary and local government candidates ready to represent the party across the length and breadth of the country for the looming general elections. This comes as the ruling Zanu PF's just-ended primar...
More mass graves discovered 19 May 2017 HARARE - More mass graves have been discovered in Gokwe, where scores were allegedly killed in the post-2008 election violence, Midlands senator Morgen Komichi has said. This comes as Mashonaland East MDC Senator Jane Chifamba in February this year told Senate that government must exhume bodie...
'Shamu selling fuel mixed with water' 2 October 2016 HARARE - MDC senator and party deputy national chairperson Morgen Komichi has dragged Zanu PF politician and former Information minister Webster Shamu's company to court for allegedly selling diesel mixed with water. In the matter, which is being heard before the Harare Magistrates' Courts, Ko...
Police raid MDC HQ, 15 arrested 22 March 2016 HARARE - Police yesterday raided the MDC's Harvest House headquarters in Harare and apprehended at least 15 MDC employees over allegations of assaulting a Zanu PF supporter on Saturday. The MDC members of staff included three students on attachment and MDC deputy national chairman Morgen Komic...
Fresh divisions rock MDC 26 August 2014 HARARE - Deep divisions that could further cripple the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC and weaken it as an opposition movement have emerged after a camp of bootlickers crafted contentious recommendations aimed at dismantling the influential secretary-general's post. Morgen Komichi, the party's depu...
Reprieve for Komichi 31 January 2014 HARARE - MDC chief elections officer Morgen Komichi’s sentence will not be altered after a High Court judge dismissed the State’s application seeking pardon for late filing of appeal papers. Justice Felistas Chatukuta dismissed the request on Wednesday, after hearing the matter in her chambers...
Komichi's second appeal dismissed 13 November 2013 HARARE - Convicted MDC chief elections office Morgen Komichi has lost his second appeal against sentence and conviction after a Harare magistrate ruled that there were no prospects of success. Komichi commenced his 350 hours community service at Mabelreign Clinic on Monday after he was convict...
Komichi recounts jail ordeal 11 November 2013 HARARE - Morgen Komichi, the MDC chief elections agent recently released from Chikurubi Maximum Security Remand Prison, who was arrested for whistleblowing on alleged electoral fraud, has recounted his “dehumanising” prison experience. While magistrates refer to jail time rehabilitation for co...
Komichi appeal thrown out 9 November 2013 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday dismissed MDC chief elections officer Morgen Komichi's appeal against conviction and 350 hours community service sentence. Komichi was ordered to perform 350 hours community service at Mabelreign Clinic after the courts found him guilty of fraud and contr...
Komichi appeal dismissed 8 November 2013 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has dismissed MDC's chief elections officer Morgen Komichi's appeal against his conviction and 350-hour community service sentence. More details to follow.
Komichi spared jail 8 November 2013 HARARE - MDC chief elections officer Morgen Komichi has been ordered to perform 350 hours community service at Marlbereign Clinic after the courts found him guilty of fraud and contravening the Electoral Act. Harare magistrate Tendai Mahwe sentenced Komichi to 18 months imprisonment and suspen...
D-day for Komichi 7 November 2013 HARARE - A Harare magistrate will today pass judgment in a case in which MDC chief elections officer Morgen Komichi stands accused of fraud and contravening the Electoral Act. Komichi was arrested in July after he presented to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), a ballot paper envelope he...
Komichi ruling on Thursday 3 November 2013 HARARE - A Harare magistrate will on Thursday hand down a ruling in a case in which MDC chief elections officer Morgen Komichi stands accused of fraud and contravening the Electoral Act. The State, led by Michael Mugabe, will furnish the court with closing submissions on Tuesday, followed by d...
Komichi trial deferred 29 October 2013 HARARE - The trial of former MDC chief elections officer Morgen Komichi was yesterday deferred after defence witnesses failed to turn up in court. One of Komichi's witnesses was said to be out of the country, while the other one could not testify because he sat through all the trial proceeding...
'Zec wants to cover-up fraud' 25 October 2013 HARARE - Morgen Komichi, the MDC chief elections officer, alleged yesterday Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) officials crafted an offence leading to his arrest. Komichi was arrested in July, accused of fraud and contravening the Electoral Act. This was after he presented to the Zimbabwe ...
I did not tamper with ballots: Komichi 23 October 2013 HARARE - Morgen Komichi, MDC chief elections officer, accused of fraud and contravening the Electoral Act, has denied tampering with ballot paper envelopes, claiming when he received the packet, it was open. Komichi told the court yesterday that Michael Phiri handed him open ballot paper envel...
Komichi trial: State closes case 19 October 2013 HARARE - The State has closed its case in the matter in which MDC chief elections officer Morgen Komichi is accused of fraud and contravening the Electoral Act. During trial, Muchadehama said Komichi's bail dismissals were premeditated because he had been told by police officers that he would ...
Senior cop denies plotting to nail Komichi 17 October 2013 HARARE - MDC chief elections officer Morgen Komichi's lawyer Alec Muchadehama yesterday alleged Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and CID chief superintendent Crispen Makedenge connived to formulate charges against him. Makedenge was testifying in the matter in which Komichi is accused of fraud an...