Articles tagged 'tobaiwa mudede'

Mnangagwa retires Mudede 20 September 2018 HARARE - Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede and eight other top bureaucrats were yesterday forced out of their jobs after reaching the compulsory age of retirement. The move marks the end of an era for Mudede, who is over 70 years old and has been in charge of all elections held in Zimbabwe sinc...
Mudede opposes Gonda's application 14 September 2018 HARARE - Registrar-General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede has opposed veteran journalist Violet Gonda's application seeking to overturn government's decision barring her from acquiring a passport. Last week, the veteran journalist filed an urgent chamber application after Mudede knocked back her applicat...
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 won't be forced to retire' 8 December 2017 HARARE – Registrar General Tobaiwa Toneth Mudede will not be forced out of his job even though he has reached the compulsory age of retirement, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare minister Petronella Kagonye has told the National Assembly. Kagonye's remarks fly in the face of President...
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...
Metal IDs acceptable during BVR exercise 5 September 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has said metal identity cards will be accepted during the biometric voter registration (BVR) exercise. This comes after Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede said only holders of machine readable plastic identity cards will be able to register to vot...
Opposition petitions Zec over metal IDs 2 September 2017 HARARE - Opposition parties have petitioned the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), challenging Registrar-General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede's pronouncement that metal identity cards (IDs) will not be used in the voter registration process ahead of the 2018 elections. Coalescing under the National E...
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...
Gvt abusing the elderly 31 July 2017 HARARE - Government is violating public service regulations by keeping in its employ bureaucrats who are way past their pensionable age, the Daily News can report. Civil service regulations on pensionable age and retirement, state that a member appointed on pensionable terms of service before ...
Mudede should respect Constitution 23 May 2017 HARARE - Proposed ban of dual citizenship by Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede is part of a plan by the ruling Zanu PF government to rig the 2018 general elections, social and political analysts' content. Their comments follow Mudede's presentation on the Constitution and dual citizenship at a ...
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...
Makarau versus Mudede: Battle for the voters' roll 26 September 2014 HARARE - So we wake up to read that Gideon Gono, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, will not be a Senator any time soon because he is not registered to vote in Manicaland. We really care little whether or not Gono becomes a Senator. The truth is, it really won't change anythin...
Con-Court upholds dual citizenship 26 June 2014 HARARE - The Constitutional Court yesterday slammed the Immigration Authority for denying Zimbabweans based in other countries the right to dual citizenship. In the ruling in a case brought by Farai Madzimbamuto who was denied citizenship for possessing a South African passport, Justice Vernan...
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...
I did not rig election — Mudede 3 August 2013 HARARE - Registrar-general of Voters Tobaiwa Mudede yesterday denied manipulating the voters' roll or rigging saying he is “walking quietly, innocently and undisturbed because I know the rules of the voting game.” Mudede, who has been elusive to the media before the elections, spoke at a rare ...
Mudede must give voters' roll to Zec: MDC 23 July 2013 HARARE - Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC has demanded that the Registrar of Voters Tobaiwa Mudede hands over the voters roll to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec). MDC's secretary-general Tendai Biti told the Daily News Mudede must hand the “discredited” voters' roll to Zec so as t...
Mudede faces fresh hurdle 21 July 2013 HARARE - Human rights lawyers have delivered a formal notification and warning for Tobaiwa Tonneth Mudede, the Registrar General of Voters to withdraw his urgent chamber application barring the Research and Advocacy Unit (Rau) from launching an audit of the voters' roll. Mudede on Wednesday ob...
Guilty ones afraid 19 July 2013 HARARE - The guilty are always afraid. On Wednesday, a High Court judge interdicted the Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) from launching and publicising a critique of the voters' roll. The interdict came after Tobaiwa Mudede, the Registrar-General of Voters filed an urgent chamber applicatio...