Articles tagged 'zimbabwe 2018 elections'

America burst ED bubble 5 August 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been dealt a heavy blow after the United States asked the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to release comprehensive results of the just-ended presidential elections based on data collected from polling stations, in a move that could open new faulty lin...
Outcry over presidential ballot paper 20 July 2018 HARARE - Civic society groups and the main opposition coalition — the MDC Alliance — are protesting the presidential ballot paper outline, which has been designed in a manner that gives President Emmerson Mnangagwa a prime position ahead of his main rival. [Adz]
Concerns over Zim elections grow 16 July 2018 HARARE - There are growing fears that Zimbabwe is once again headed for a disputed poll — with the country's main opposition insisting that it will announce the results of the keenly-anticipated plebiscite before the under-fire national elections management body, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission...
Moyo speaks out on ballot papers 9 July 2018 HARARE - Former Higher Education minister, Jonathan Moyo, has sensationally claimed that President Emmerson Mnangagwa was planning to rig this month's harmonised elections through the use of ballot papers designed to project a particular result. Moyo, a former Zanu PF politburo member who is c...
Invitation to poll observers applauded 22 January 2018 HARARE - Pronouncement by President Emmerson Mnangagwa that international observers are free to observe this year's harmonised elections have been applauded by election and human rights watchdogs. Election Resource Centre director Tawanda Chimhini said while the willingness by Mnangagwa to all...
Fears of violence ahead of polls mount 7 January 2018 HARARE - With this year's harmonised elections on the horizon, political and social analysts are fearful that violence may once again erupt as we move towards election day. They believe the current Zanu PF government has been militarised and that the military will not allow the opposition to g...
Vote for 2018 poll to be outlined in budget 25 November 2016 HARARE - Funding for a key State election in 2018 will be outlined in the forthcoming National Budget, the Finance minister has said. This comes as the cash-strapped government has to ensure the timely availability of cash for the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to prepare and run the fort...