ERC questions ZEC on BVR

By Election Resource Centre This week the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) rolled out training of master trainers for the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) process.  Reports also indicate that ZEC received 400 kits for the BVR process from Laxton Group Limited.  Another batch of 2 600 kits is expected to be delivered before October 2017. The Election Resource Centre (ERC) notes that requests to be allowed …

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Why Mandaza thinks 2018 elections won’t happen

By Staff Reporter Sapes Trust director Ibbo Mandaza says there are possibilities that the country might not go for the much awaited and talked about 2018 general elections. Presenting a position paper at the Media Alliance of Zimbabwe stakeholders’ media conference, Mandaza said there was a chance of President Robert Mugabe dying because of age or formation of an inclusive government before 2018. “So I …

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Cyber Bill now at AG’s office

By Daniel Chigundu The much awaited Cyber Crimes and Cyber Security Bill which is meant among other things to regulate the use of internet and protect users is reportedly being finalised at the Attorney-General’s Office (AG) before being sent to Cabinet for approval. The proposed Bill, whose draft was circulated last year, is widely seen by many as government’s measure to close the country’s cyber …

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Cyber Bill now at AG’s office

By Daniel Chigundu The much awaited Cyber Crimes and Cyber Security Bill which is meant among other things to regulate the use of internet and protect users is reportedly being finalised at the Attorney-General’s Office (AG) before being sent to Cabinet for approval. The proposed Bill, whose draft was circulated last year, is widely seen by many as government’s measure to close the country’s cyber …

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Elections: #KenyaDecides 5 Lessons for Zimbabwe

By Tariro Senderayi  Kenyans will go for a second Presidential election in the next 60 days after the Supreme Court annulled the first polls held on the 8th of August 2017. The Supreme Court judgement which was delivered on the 1st of September follows a petition by Raila Odinga leader of the largest opposition party the National Super Alliance (NASA) who was challenging the outcome of the …

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Elections: #KenyaDecides 5 Lessons for Zimbabwe

By Tariro Senderayi  Kenyans will go for a second Presidential election in the next 60 days after the Supreme Court annulled the first polls held on the 8th of August 2017. The Supreme Court judgement which was delivered on the 1st of September follows a petition by Raila Odinga leader of the largest opposition party the National Super Alliance (NASA) who was challenging the outcome of the …

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Will MDC Alliance stand united till 2018?

By Nkanyiso Ncube MDC-T spokesperson Obert Gutu has said the MDC Alliance was work in progress and the challenges there are currently facing are normal. Writing on his Twitter account, Gutu said tolerance was key and there was no need for people to insult the MDC Alliance as it was a giant step in the right direction. “We’re not saying MDC Alliance doesn’t have any …

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Did Mugabe insult Zimbos on routine medical checks?

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa THE advice by President Robert Mugabe that people should go for routine medical check-ups left many people wondering if he is in touch with realities obtaining in the country or not. Many Zimbabweans owing to current economic hardships are failing to take their sick relatives to hospitals because of high user-fees being demanded at a time when unemployment is in the region of …

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Replacement of Metal ID’s Provides ZANU with Room for Trickery in 2018 Elections

By Wisdom Mumera ZANU PF has pulled up another master trick out of its bag of election gimmicks after the Registrar General announced the immediate revocation of all metal identity cards, in favour of plastic ID’s, making them ineligible during the 2018 elections. Speaking to the media this week RG Tobaiwa Mudede said that within […]

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Metal IDs: ZEC rubbishes Mudede

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (ZEC) commissioner Netsai Mushonga has dismissed Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede’s statement with regards to metal IDs and voter registration. Registrar Mudede last week issued a statement saying that people with metal IDs will not be allowed to register and vote in the 2018 elections because their IDs are not machine-readable. Mudede added that people should take advantage of the …

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