Zimbabwe’s urgent need for data privacy laws

By Watmore Makokoba   The election campaign period has been an interesting period in Zimbabwe, a couple of incidences that happened namely leaking of personal data from the voters roll to some social media platforms and the  SMS campaign by Zanu PF using voters roll data made heads wage and placed a dent in the […]

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Zimbabwe’s urgent need for data privacy laws

By Watmore Makokoba   The election campaign period has been an interesting period in Zimbabwe, a couple of incidences that happened namely leaking of personal data from the voters roll to some social media platforms and the  SMS campaign by Zanu PF using voters roll data made heads wage and placed a dent in the […]

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The voter’s roll cant be bought like bread in a supermarket – Chigumba

By Kalabash Contributor A no-nonsense response by the Zimbabwe Elections Commission Chairperson Justice Chigumba about voters roll access soaked hopes from contesting political players especially the opposition. A few weeks to 2018 harmonised elections the Zimbabwe Elections Commission is still playing hide and seek with the voter’s role much to the chagrin of running candidates […]

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The voter’s roll cant be bought like bread in a supermarket – Chigumba

By Kalabash Contributor A no-nonsense response by the Zimbabwe Elections Commission Chairperson Justice Chigumba about voters roll access soaked hopes from contesting political players especially the opposition. A few weeks to 2018 harmonised elections the Zimbabwe Elections Commission is still playing hide and seek with the voter’s role much to the chagrin of running candidates […]

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ZEC Sets 10 Day Window Period To Inspect Voters Roll

It is hereby notified for the general public that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) shall lay open the country’s Provisional Voters` Roll for inspection by the public from 19 May 2018 to 29 May 2018 in accordance with Section 21 of the Electoral Act [Chapter 2:13]. The purpose of the Provisional Voters’ Roll inspection is to allow members of the public to check if their …

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2017 Biometric Voter Registration District Centres

It is hereby notified for general information that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) shall be registering voters using the new Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) system at all ZEC District offices with effect from 18 September 2017. The offices will open during normal working hours from 0800hrs to 1645hrs, Monday to Friday. Documents required for registration are: a)  National Identity Card (metal, plastic or waiting pass …

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2017 Biometric Voter Registration District Centres

It is hereby notified for general information that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) shall be registering voters using the new Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) system at all ZEC District offices with effect from 18 September 2017. The offices will open during normal working hours from 0800hrs to 1645hrs, Monday to Friday. Documents required for registration are: a)  National Identity Card (metal, plastic or waiting pass …

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What You Need To Know About Proof Of Residence In Order To Vote In 2018

By Tariro Senderayi A proof of residence is a document confirming where you live – it needs to have both your full name and your address printed on it. Most voters including the youth and women do not own houses they are tenants. This will largely depend on the availability of landlords and the rapport between tenant and landlord. Women voters in the rural areas will require …

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BVR kits expected end of August

By Nkanyiso Ncube ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (ZEC) says it is expecting to receive the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits by end of August this year if things go according to plan. The kits are going to be supplied by Chinese based Laxton Group Limited who won the tender ahead of a German company called Dermalog Identification Systems. Dermalog was asking for about US$5.5 million to …

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ZEC mum on BVR servers location: NERA

By Daniel Chigundu NATIONAL Electoral Reforms Agenda (NERA) says it is worried by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission’s (ZEC) reluctance to reveal information on the location of BVR servers. BVR Servers are expected among other things to house such information as actual voter data collected from the impending voter registration exercise. Zimbabwe is working on compiling a fresh voters’ roll using the BVR kits that will …

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