With the election season already heating up, opposition youths in Mashonaland Central province say they fear for their lives due to politically motivated violence and intimidation from political parties, 263Chat has learnt.
A visit to Mash Central Provincial capital, Bindura by 263Chat revealed the reluctance by
In a bid to facilitate near real time remedies on electoral processes, the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration process and during elections, Election Resource Centre (ERC) and the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) have established national situation rooms in Harare and Bulawayo.
The situation room, which is
I’m sitting in the queue at the sole Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Biometric Voter Registration centre in Harare, the nations capital. It is located in Mbare, a neighborhood a solid 15km from where I stay on the other side of town. It would take someone
Vendors and other informal traders have cried foul over the slow process of the Bio-Metric Voter Registration (BVR) saying it is affecting their businesses as they have to content with being away from their operations for longer periods queuing to register to vote.
A snap survey
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission on Thursday officially launched the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) following a proclamation by President Robert Mugabe to kick-start the voter registration ahead of the 2018 harmonized elections.
Addressing various stakeholders attending the official launch on Thursday in Harare, ZEC chairperson, Justice Rita Makarau
Japanese Ambassador, Toshiyuki Iwado has appealed for free and fair 2018 harmonized elections, saying his government is committed to supporting the hope of all Zimbabweans for an inclusive electoral process under peaceful and non-violent circumstances.
By Jeoffrey Ncube and Faith Zvorufura
Speaking during the handover of US$1 Million
Nkosana Moyo has joined the 2018 presidential race as the battle to outclass the current ruling ZANU PF government gets hotter. Here is our one on one interview with him soon after his announcement that he will be running for the 2018 presidential elections as
“We are going to establish peace ambassadors who are going to defend the vote, once the voting has been done and we are going to announce the results ourselves this time around, from wherever we are going to do that,” said Zwizwai.
“In light of the significant number of potential registrants who do not have their own houses, ZEC should conduct comprehensive voter education and widely publicize mechanisms that are available should one fail to produce proof of residence to ensure that no voters are disenfranchised,” said
The fact that there has been no official statement from the ruling Zanu Pf party on this issue is indicative of the probability that it has no problems either with Laxton Group or with the process’ outcome.