Zimbabwe Electoral Commission

 
This new Zimbabwe is not so different, after all
This new Zimbabwe is not so different, after all
On Wednesday, the ‘New Zimbabwe’ disappeared in a puff of teargas and a hail of live ammunition, as soldiers attacked civilians and tanks...
High turnout, high expectations as Zimbabwe votes
High turnout, high expectations as Zimbabwe votes
Harare — Polling stations opened at 7am across Zimbabwe this morning, with voting expected to close at 7pm. 
Editorial: Dump quiet diplomacy
Editorial: Dump quiet diplomacy
This election is meant to be different. When Robert Mugabe was forced into retirement, Zimbabweans were promised a new country.
Even before the vote, Zimbabwe’s election is not credible
Even before the vote, Zimbabwe’s election is not credible
On July 30, Zimbabweans will elect a new president for the first time without Robert Mugabe’s name appearing on the ballot.
New rules and ghost voters threaten Zimbabwe’s vote
New rules and ghost voters threaten Zimbabwe’s vote
Zimbabwe has a history of elections that are far from free and fair — and several ominous developments suggest that nothing will different at...
Zim preps for first post-Mugabe poll
Zim preps for first post-Mugabe poll
Zimbabwe’s next presidential election will be held in “four or five months” time, the country’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said this...
Zimbabwe needs wide reforms to have credible elections. But it may be too late
Zimbabwe needs wide reforms to have credible elections. But it may be too late
Zimbabwe’s Constitution requires it to hold elections by July 2018. It seems unlikely that the country’s political system will be reformed in...
Zim electoral commissioner resigns over unfair elections
Zim electoral commissioner resigns over unfair elections
Nyathi confirmed his resignation to the Mail & Guardian on Saturday morning. He said he resigned on Wednesday, the day...
Bulk messages banned in Zimbabwe
Bulk messages banned in Zimbabwe
As Zimbabwe watches for election results, the government has banned bulk text messages for two weeks to maintain stability, it says.
Zimbabwe is pinching its pennies
Zimbabwe is pinching its pennies
Zimbabwe is going for broke. No government department is allowed to spend money on any operational activities, including stationery, until after...
Absent printing press throws ballots into chaos
Absent printing press throws ballots into chaos
Zimbabwe has had to find an alternative way to print ballots after it emerged that a $2.5-million press it ordered would arrive only in August,...
Legitimacy of Zim referendum at stake
Legitimacy of Zim referendum at stake
There are fears that all the financial, logistical, legal and technical problems that bedevilled the lead-up to the referendum could jeopardise the...

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