Articles tagged 'registrar general'

Registrar-General to host churches 21 September 2018 HARARE - The Registrar-General's department says it will this month host churches to discuss the newly-gazetted statutory instrument on marriages. The conference will be held on September 27, 2018 at Tobacco Hall, Harare Show Grounds at 10am. “The Registrar-General's department would like t...
Zec allays fears of dead people on voters' roll 30 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is working round the clock to cleanse the voters' roll of any ghost voters. As part of efforts to keep a clean voters' roll, Zec has asked the Registrar General (RG)'s office to submit to the elections management body a list of dead people every...
Nothing special about Mudede 22 March 2018 HARARE - Government officials have over the years disrespected Parliament by stubbornly refusing to answer questions from legislators. Just recently, Registrar-General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede refused to divulge his age as he appeared before the parliamentary portfolio committee on Defence and Home...
Tshinga Dube slams Mudede over delays 8 March 2018 HARARE - Former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has said Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede is caught in a time warp, complicating the issue of registration documents in a move reminiscent of the colonial era. Dube, who is also the chairperson of the parliamentary portfolio committee on Defen...
Mudede in land wrangle 7 November 2017 HARARE - The Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede, has filed an application at the High Court in which he is seeking to evict four families from some land in Whitecliff, Harare, claiming the property belongs to him. According to court papers, Mudede — together with one Naume Benjamin — are the app...
Low IDs uptake in Matabeleland 5 November 2017 HARARE - Members of Parliament’s thematic committee on Peace and Security have queried why the Matabeleland region recorded low numbers during the national identity documentation (ID) issuance blitz by the Registrar-General (RG)’s office. This comes amid concerns that most people in the region...
Mudede explains passport delays 14 September 2017 HARARE - The Registrar-General's Office has been failing to process passports within the given timescale. Normal passport applications, processed within three months, have been dragging beyond this time frame, with those who lodged applications in Harare in May yet to get their travel document...
Retire RG Mudede: MDC 5 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has asked Parliament to retire Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede on the grounds he has long passed the retirement age. As first reported by the Daily News last month,  government is violating public service regulations by keepi...
Mudede metal ID ban triggers panic 31 August 2017 HARARE - Government's announcement that it is phasing out metal identity cards (IDs) has caused panic among civic society and the opposition movement as they fear  this could displace millions of voters ahead of next year's eagerly-awaited elections. This comes as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commis...
State reopens Russian's trial 23 December 2016 HARARE - The State has reopened its case against a Russian national — Steven Sugden — accused of infiltrating the registrar-general (RG)’s office and obtaining fake passports. Sugden was apprehended by police’s Serious Fraud Squad in December last year and was charged with two counts of fraud ...
Mudede hails elimination of corruption 22 March 2016 HARARE - Registrar General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede has said his department has managed to “tremendously” reduce corruption at his offices following the upgrade and digitisation of the registration processes. It marks a dramatic turnaround in a department which had been listed among the most corrup...
Retire long-serving Mudede now: MDC 28 January 2016 HARARE - The governing Zanu PF party must begin showing sincerity to electoral reforms by retiring long-serving Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede, the main opposition has said. The 72-year-old has been in charge of all elections held in Zimbabwe since 1981 amid accusations of ballot fraud favou...
MDC slams Mudede 17 March 2014 HARARE - The MDC has slammed Registrar General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede for leaving it too late to take a stand against corruption by officials in his office. Last week, Mudede admitted before the parliamentary portfolio committee on Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services that there is widespr...
Mudede confirms what Zimbabweans have always known 11 March 2014 HARARE - Since independence, registrar-general (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede has confirmed what the public has always known —that there is a lot of corruption at his offices. But this government old horse and bureaucrat need not have waited until summoning by Parliament to admit to this long-running pro...
Corruption rampant at registrar office: Mudede 10 March 2014 HARARE - Registrar-general Tobaiwa Mudede has told Parliament that corruption is rampant at his office. While giving oral evidence to the defence, home affairs and security services committee, Mudede said some of his officers were involved in the racket of issuing out birth certificates, natio...
Voter registration centre closes 2 hours early 21 May 2013 HARARE - Scores of people were left out of the voter registration exercise as officials from the Registrar General is department closed two hours early. Instead of closing the mobile voter registration at 7pm as had been advised in the media, officials from the RG s office in Southerton closed do...
RG scrapes fees for ID card replacement 24 April 2013 HARARE - The Registrar General s office has scraped fees for national identification cards replacement, under a massive voter registration campaign in preparation of the watershed election. Co-Home affairs minister Theresa Makone said with immediate effect, documents lost through arson and those ...