Articles tagged 'ballot papers'

Outcry over 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. An unprecedented 23 candidates are ru...
ZRP to transport ballot papers 11 July 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has said it will transport ballot papers for the forthcoming elections and not the military. This follows a furore created by military spokesperson Overson Mugwisi who told a news conference last week they were ready to assist the Zimbabwe Electoral ...
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...
Political parties unite against Zimbabwe Electoral Commission 7 July 2018 HARARE - Opposition political parties are teaming up against the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) ahead of next week's demonstration to demand reforms critical for a credible, free and fair vote on July 30. [Adz]
Put presidential ballot names in alphabetical order: MDC Alliance 16 June 2018 HARARE - The MDC Alliance has tabled a demand that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) should ensure ballot papers for the forthcoming presidential election have names arranged in alphabetical order beginning with surnames. This comes after President Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, on Thursday suc...
Zanu drags Zec to High Court over ballot papers 5 June 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has been hauled before the High Court by the little known Zimbabwe African National Union (Zanu), which is seeking to force the electoral body to use ordinary bond paper for printing of ballot papers. In an urgent chamber application filed at ...
Parties dismiss Zec 18 May 2018 HARARE – Opposition political parties have said pronouncements by Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscillah Chigumba that they will only be allowed to observe the printing process of ballot papers were not sufficient enough to allay their rigging fears. On Wednesday, Chigumba ...
Mnangagwa is 'new face of the old order' 13 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa talks to Stephen Sackur of the BBC current affairs programme HARDtalk: Find below excerpts of the interview: Question: You could be a man in a hurry that your critics think you are a bit too much in a hurry. You understand that criticism? ...
Chamisa rails ED for rejecting open tender for ballot papers 12 May 2018 HARARE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has dismissed President Emmerson Mnangagwa's promise of a free and fair election saying if he was sincere  he would not be rejecting opposition demands for an open tender for the procurement of ballot papers to be used in this years' harmonised elections. In ...
Zec printing duplicate ballot papers: Biti 28 July 2013 HARARE - Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC has accused the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) of attempting to steal the July 31 vote in favour of President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF. MDC secretary-general Tendai Biti said the Rita Makarau-led Zec was “deliberately engaging in errors of co...