Before we kick ZEC in the proverbial balls, here’s why BVR might not be such a bad idea

By Simba The Comic King The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is proposing that a Bio-metric Voter Registration (BVR) be put in place. So that we do not waste time get straight to the juicy s**t, BVR is simply a way of registering to vote and capturing your data through digital means. If you were looking […]

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Political playing field not level: Women in Politics

By Tariro Senderayi In what many may call a pleasant gatecrashing, attendants were sent into wild cheers ululating for the opposition party leaders who had unexpectedly made an appearance at a women’s election conference held in the capital recently. Running under the banner #HerVoteWins2018, the conference organised by Matabeleland South Member of Parliament, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC-T) received an overwhelming turnout by women from opposition political …

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ZEC fumbles to regain public trust

By Divine Dube In an interesting turn of events, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Commissioner, Dr.Qhubani Moyo temporarily left the podium when some members of the audience attending ZEC’s presentation held in Bulawayo mockingly shouted “Zanu PF” as he was talking about their preparedness to handle 2018 polls. After a few minutes, Moyo then resumed his address – which ironically, was being aired live on Skyz …

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Musewe calls for long-term election observers

By Daniel Chigundu Economist-cum-politician Vince Musewe says the country cannot rely on Short-term election-Observers (STOs) to determine the fairness of the polls. Unlike STOs, Long-term-Observers (LTOs) come to a country in advance of the election usually three or four months, to speak with government officials, party leaders, members of the media, academics or experts, diplomats, and representatives from minority groups with regards to impending elections. …

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If ZEC quacks like a duck & swims like a duck, then it’s a duck! ZEC is Zanu PF

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T secretary general Douglas Mwonzora says the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is heavily compromised and cannot deliver free and fair elections because its chairperson Justice Rita Makarau is a known Zanu PF member. Makarau is a former Zanu PF non-constituency Member of Parliament (MP) appointed specifically by President Robert Mugabe in 1996 and is also secretary of the Judiciary Services Commission a …

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