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Zimbabwe electoral Chairperson Chigumba survives assasination attempt

Zimbabwe electoral Chairperson Chigumba survives assasination attempt

HARARE – The embattled Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chairperson Priscilla Chigumba yesterday survived an assasination attempt when an unruly mobs believed to be opposition supporters heckled her at an affluent Western suburb’s Sam Levy’s Village shopping centre where she had gone for a massage. Her bodyguards were overpowered by a hostile crowd of thugs wielding weapons […]

Burundian Experience Offers Insights for the Zimbabwe Opposition

Burundian Experience Offers Insights for the Zimbabwe Opposition

The important lesson for Zimbabwe’s opposition from what happened in Burundi in 2010 is that participation is key. Despite what may look like injustice, it is good for the Zimbabwean opposition to stay within decision-making institutions such as the national assembly in order to counter any move that would otherwise lead to devastating consequences such […]

ED Mnangagwa declared winner of 2018 Zimbabwe Presidential Elections, Court uphold ZEC results…Chamisa-MDC on next move

ED Mnangagwa declared winner of 2018 Zimbabwe Presidential Elections, Court uphold ZEC results…Chamisa-MDC on next move

Zimbabwe’s constitutional court on Friday unanimously upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s narrow victory in last month’s historic election after the opposition alleged vote-rigging, saying “sufficient and credible evidence” had not been produced. That means the inauguration will be held within 48 hours, likely on Sunday, as Zimbabwe moves into a new era after Robert Mugabe’s 37-year […]

Full Text: July 30 Elections Failed To Pass Free, Fair And Credibility Test And Zec Must Be Disbanded – Anti-Corruption Trust

Full Text: July 30 Elections Failed To Pass Free, Fair And Credibility Test And Zec Must Be Disbanded – Anti-Corruption Trust

The Anti-Corruption Trust of Southern Africa (ACT-SA) has noted with grave concern that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), responsible for running the elections and counting votes, proved open to manipulation and subsequently the presidential results announced in favour of President Emmerson Mnangagwa are viewed as fraudulent. Equally disconcerting are current efforts by ZANU PF backed […]

African states give Zimbabwe Electoral Commission thumbs up

African states give Zimbabwe Electoral Commission thumbs up

Barely three weeks after the July 30 harmonised elections, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) and Zimbabwe at large, are already receiving accolades from fellow African countries for conducting the recent polls in a professional manner. Further, the countries are keen to learn from ZEC with a view to implementing the experiences in their own electoral […]

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Never Allowed Political Parties To Verify Results

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Never Allowed Political Parties To Verify Results

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has been further exposed for not conducting a verification process. ZEC instead issued an “invitation to witness the verification by ZEC itself!,” says Build Zimbabwe Alliance’s Noah Manyika. “The impression created by ZEC was that each presidential candidate or his representative would verify the results. Please note that the invitation was […]

Zanu-PF powerful in parliament, but not absolute

Zanu-PF powerful in parliament, but not absolute

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has published the list of elected Members of Parliament (MPs) from the just ended polls, with ZANU PF emerging strong in the country’s ninth House of Assembly since independence. Of the 270 total seats, ZANU PF has the total of 180 seats translating to two-thirds, followed by MDC-Alliance with 87 […]

US ZIDERA sanctions on Zimbabwe: truths, history, and lies

US ZIDERA sanctions on Zimbabwe: truths, history, and lies

A new regime of US sanctions has just been signed into law, opening a fresh front in the increasingly polarised political debate in Zimbabwe. Critics say they hurt the economy, while supporters say the measures are justified due to Zimbabwe’s human rights violations and its failure to deliver an uncontested poll. In this special report, […]

Huge BLOW for ED, told to wait until court decision, he gets No congratulations at SADC Summit

Huge BLOW for ED, told to wait until court decision, he gets No congratulations at SADC Summit

At the recent Communique of the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State & Government of SADC held in Windhoek, Namibia, Emmerson Mnangagwa left the rendezvous without a regional congratulations for “winning elections” despite the declaration of him as winner by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission(ZEC). “Summit congratulated Member States that held elections since the […]

Swear in Chamisa or re-run elections… Tajamuka declares war on ED Mnangagwa, ZEC

Swear in Chamisa or re-run elections… Tajamuka declares war on ED Mnangagwa, ZEC

By Tajamuka| The Zimbabwean judiciary must swear in Nelson Chamisa as President of Zimbabwe with immediate effect or call for peaceful, free, fair, credible and international conducted re-run of the Presidential election. The alteration of figures by ZEC reveal that the Presidential figures were tempered with in favour of the outgoing President Emmerson Mnangagwa. We […]

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