Articles tagged 'zec'

Cops yet to be paid for poll duties 8 October 2018 HARARE - Authorities are yet to make full payment to police officers that provided services in the July 30 elections, won by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe’s removal in a military intervention in November last year. At least 31 police officers, w...
Man to change plea in 'Chigumba tweet' saga 6 October 2018 HARARE - A former Midlands State University student accused of retweeting a message denigrating the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba and charged with criminal insult plans to change his plea. Night Tawona Shadaya, 25, initially pleaded guilty after he was char...
Reprieve for Nduna 28 September 2018 HARARE - Parliament has given newly-elected Chegutu West Member of Parliament Dexter Nduna the green light to continue his duties as legislator notwithstanding a court challenge to his electoral victory. This was after opposition MDC legislators had sought to have him barred from making contri...
Electoral Court to deliver verdict on Nduna victory 24 September 2018 HARARE - The Electoral Court is set to hand down its verdict today in the case in which MDC Alliance candidate Gift Konjana is challenging newly-sworn-in Zanu PF legislator Dexter Nduna’s victory in the Chegutu West National Assembly elections. This comes after magistrate Mary Zimba-Dube — who...
Electoral Court defers ruling on Nduna's Chegutu West win 19 September 2018 HARARE - The verdict in the Electoral Court challenge to newly-sworn-in legislator Dexter Nduna (Zanu PF) accused by MDC Alliance rival Gift Konjana of stealing the Chegutu West National Assembly seat was postponed to Monday. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) had initially announced Ndun...
Woman defrauds 12 job-seekers 28 August 2018 HARARE - A female school proprietor has been spared jail after being convicted of defrauding 12 people under the guise of recruiting them for the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), hence swindling them of over $5 000. Julianna Tinonesana, 44, of 572 Chikanga 1, Mutare who owns Tweetans Villa...
Gunshots at Zec official's home 26 August 2018 BULAWAYO - A police officer deployed to guard Zimbabwe Electoral Commission commissioner Qhubani Moyo's Selborne Park house here is battling for life at a local hospital after he allegedly shot himself in what is believed to be a suicide attempt. The incident which took place of Friday evening...
Nelson Chamisa mulls demos 26 August 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa was yesterday weighing up all his options — including mounting demos — in the wake of Friday's decision by the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to uphold President Emmerson Mnangagwa's hotly-disputed victory in last month's polls. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Chamisa accepts Con-Court ruling 25 August 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday accepted the outcome of the Constitutional Court's ruling in favour of President Emmerson Mnangagwa regarding last month's hotly-contested polls. On his part — and as he embarks on the arduous task of uniting and rebuilding Zimbabwe — Mnangag...
Mixed reactions to Con-Court ruling 25 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday dismissed the petition filed by opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, challenging the results of the July 30 presidential election, thereby confirming Emmerson Mnangagwa as the winner of the poll. The Daily News caught up ...
Khupe now claims Zec rigged 25 August 2018 BULAWAYO - Thokozani Khupe's MDC has made a U-turn and now claims the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) rigged the July 30 elections. This comes after Khupe endorsed this year's harmonised elections as free and fair. In an interview with the Daily News, the party spokesperson Khaliphani Phug...
Anxious Zim holds breath 24 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans across the political divide are holding their breath as the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) prepares to deliver its eagerly-awaited ruling today on who — between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa — will govern the country following the hotly-d...
Con-Court ruling: Anxious Zim holds breath 24 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans across the political divide are holding their breath as the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) prepares to deliver its eagerly-awaited ruling today on who - between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa — will govern the country following the hotly-d...
Con-Court ruling tomorrow 23 August 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) will deliver its judgment tomorrow in an application in which MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is challenging President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's win in the July 30 elections. Chamisa filed a court application on August 10, claiming he won the e...
Con-Court bench 23 August 2018 HARARE - Chief Justice Luke Malaba Luke Malaba was born in 1951. He received his law degree from the University of Warwick in 1974, and another law degree from the University of Zimbabwe in 1982. From 1981 to 1984, he served as a prosecutor in Bulawayo. He started his career as a magistrate...
The Con-Court on trial 23 August 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe awaits the Constitutional Court (Con-Court)’s verdict on MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s election petition challenging the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)’ s declaration of Zanu PF leader  Emmerson Mnangagwa  as the winner of the July 30 Presidential  election, the c...
Poll ruling tomorrow 23 August 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) will deliver its judgment tomorrow in an application in which MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is challenging President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's win in the July 30 elections. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Chamisa vs ED: Con-Court battle explodes 23 August 2018 HARARE - The poll dispute between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa of the MDC Alliance is today entering a decisive phase whereby the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) will sit to hear both sides of the story before making its determination. In a deeply-polarised nation, the poll...
Opposition praying for unbiased Con-Court 23 August 2018 HARARE - Political analysts and opposition political parties are praying that the judiciary will today conduct itself in a manner that is going to leave the credibility of Zimbabwe's electoral and judiciary system permanently intact. Today sees the start of the hearing of MDC Alliance presiden...
Citizens must reclaim their space 23 August 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) is sitting in Harare today to hear a petition filed by MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, challenging the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)'s declaration of President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa as the winner of the July 30 plebiscite. By Friday, Z...
Con-Court must rise above partisan politics 21 August 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) will tomorrow hear for the first time in its five-year history a case involving a presidential election, in which the nine justices will weigh a decision by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to declare Zanu PF presidential nominee Emmerson Mnang...
Chigumba disowns Twitter account 21 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba has distanced herself from a bogus Twitter account that is posting controversial updates in her name. In a statement Chigumba said the Twitter account was bogus and created by individuals who sought to create confusion...
Nelson Chamisa anxious over Con-Court hearing 21 August 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday warned that if he fails to win his case against President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) this week, he will turn to the people to defend “their vote”. [Adz]
All eyes on Con-Court 20 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe has entered another nail-biting week as it eagerly waits for the full bench of the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to hear a petition filed by MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, who is seeking to overturn President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's win. On Wednesday, the court wil...
Zim enters crucial week 20 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe has entered another nail-biting week as it eagerly waits for the full bench of the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to hear a petition filed by MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, who is seeking to overturn President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's win. [Adz]