Articles tagged 'diaspora vote'

Mixed reactions over Diaspora vote ban 2 June 2018 HARARE - Legal experts have expressed mixed reactions over the Constitutional Court (Con-Court)'s ruling in which it threw out an application filed by those in the Diaspora who had sought to exercise their right to vote in the forthcoming elections slated for July 30. While, some lawyers belie...
Con-Court reserves ruling in Diaspora vote ban challenge 15 March 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday reserved ruling in a legal challenge to government's decision to bar expatriate Zimbabweans from voting from their foreign bases in the forthcoming key 2018 vote. Leading the full Con-Court bench of nine judges, Justice Elizabeth Gwaunza ...
Diaspora vote ban challenge hearing set 14 March 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court is today expected to hear the legal challenge to government's decision to bar expatriate Zimbabweans from voting from their foreign bases in the forthcoming key 2018 vote. The matter has been postponed twice before on January 18 and February 14, as the judges ...
War vets back Diaspora vote 20 May 2017 HARARE - Government is facing mounting pressure to grant millions of Zimbabweans living abroad their right to vote in the 2018 general elections, with war veterans making the latest demand. With the majority of countries across the world affording their nationals living abroad a chance to part...
Zec should deliver Diaspora vote or face litigation 23 November 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) should facilitate the Diaspora vote or risk litigation, political and media practitioners have said. They said the argument about whether or not Zimbabweans in the Diaspora should vote has been water under the bridge since the adoption of the “n...