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MDC-T to boycott future elections

15 April 2014 | 2486 Views
The MDC-T says it will boycott any future by-elections on the pretext that it wants electoral laws amended before taking part in any polls.As per its custom, the MDC-T has abandoned partic...
by Staff reporter

MDC-T elections challenge suffers a setback at the Supreme Court

07 April 2014 | 1442 Views
MDC-T losing candidate for the Mt Pleasant National Assembly seat Mr Jameson Timba has filed heads of argument in a Supreme Court case in which he is contesting the dismissal of his request for residu...
by Daniel Nemukuyu

Nikuv: shocking 2018 vote claims

03 April 2014 | 4871 Views
There are shocking claims that seven large containers, allegedly carrying materials which the opposition says is meant to manipulate and rig the crucial 2018 national elections, are on their way to Z...
by Staff reporter

By-election voters' roll contains dead people

22 March 2014 | 1846 Views
MDC-T today said it has unearthed shocking irregularities on a voters' roll that will be used during a by-election to replace the Ward 12 councillor Enock Mavhondo who died early this year....
by Staff reporter

Fresh voters roll on cards

18 March 2014 | 1734 Views
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), the country's electoral management body, has plans to compile a fresh voters' register, before the next poll.Justice Rita Makarau, the chairperson of ...
by Richard Chidza

Tendai Biti in bizarre testimony

15 February 2014 | 5069 Views
MDC-T secretary-general Mr Tendai Biti yesterday claimed that youths from West Africa were flown in to vote at a polling station in Mt Pleasant constituency during last year's harmonised election...
by Fidelis Munyoro

South Africa 2014 election date announced

07 February 2014 | 4032 Views
Pretoria - The 2014 national elections will take place on 7 May, the presidency has announced.President Jacob Zuma made the announcement on Friday."After consulting with the IEC, I wou...
by Sapa

'We have never seen them since elections'

28 January 2014 | 6130 Views
Tsholotsho villagers in Matabeleland North province say their Parliamentary elected leaders have deserted them."We have never seen them since the day we voted for them on July 31," says Tshol...
by Staff reporter

'Zim elections were neither free nor fair,' says Botswana's Ian Khama

26 January 2014 | 3098 Views
Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama says his country will not participate in future Sadc election observer missions as he claims that there were irregularities in Zimbabwe's polls last year. ...
by sundaymail

Sadc, AU slammed over Zimbabwe polls

24 January 2014 | 2420 Views
HUMAN Rights Watch (HRW) has blamed Sadc and the African Union (AU) for the continued human rights abuses and lack of improvement in governance issues in Zimbabwe after they endorsed the July 31 gene...
by Staff reporter

Lovemore Moyo withdraws poll petition

20 January 2014 | 1426 Views
FORMER Speaker of Parliament, Lovemore Moyo, has withdrawn an electoral petition challenging his July 31 election loss to Zanu-PF's Never Khanye in the Matobo North National Assembly seat, Southern Ey...
by Staff reporter

Madhuku's NCA to contest by-elections

19 January 2014 | 994 Views
THE National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) tests the electoral waters on Saturday when they take part in by-elections.Three wards will be going to the polls to elect office bearers in council ...
by Staff reporter

Tsvangirai's MDC-T in fresh election call

18 January 2014 | 4096 Views
Opposition Movement for Democratic Change-T's call for a fresh-snap-poll to resolve the country's deepening economic crisis has been met with scorn from the ruling Zanu-PF party.Following its ...
by Staff reporter

MDC fails to field candidates for by-elections

03 January 2014 | 2302 Views
Professor Welshman Ncube-led MDC has failed to field candidates in three local authority by-elections to be held in Harare, Karoi and Zaka on January 25.The by-elections are to fill seats ...
by Staff Reporter

Election material destroyed says Tsvangirai

22 December 2013 | 2298 Views
Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday made sensational claims alleging that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) had lost possession of the July 31 elections material which he said had ...
by Staff Reporter

Moyo election petition today

11 December 2013 | 1771 Views
THE Electoral Court is sitting in Bulawayo today to hear the election petition in which former Speaker of Parliament Lovemore Moyo is challenging his defeat by Zanu-PF's Never Khanye in the Matobo No...
by Court Reporter

'Mugabe can contest 2018 elections'

03 December 2013 | 2711 Views
PRESIDENT Mugabe is constitutionally free to represent Zanu-PF at the 2018 national elections, says Zanu PF chairman Didymus Mutasa.Mugabe will be 94 years old by then. Mutasa said Mugabe wou...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF provincial results trickle in

01 December 2013 | 3936 Views
Results of the Zanu-PF provincial elections, which were held in seven provinces across the country, have been released.The Zanu-PF National Chairman, Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo says the elec...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF Provincial Elections - Update

01 December 2013 | 2806 Views
1503: The Zanu-PF Provincial election results for the seven provinces will be announced by party chairman Simon Khaya Moyo at 4 p.m today. This brings an end to our live updates but the results will b...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF's do-or-die weekend polls on cards

28 November 2013 | 1073 Views
THE ZANU-PF commissariat is under pressure to ensure that weekend elections are conducted in a peaceful environment amid indications that the department could be restructured if it fails to pass the ...
by Staff Reporter

MDC-T only left with nine electoral petitions

28 November 2013 | 823 Views
MDC-T is only left with nine electoral petitions before the Electoral Court out of the 39 it filed after the July 31 harmonised elections and this follows the withdrawal of most of the cases for lack ...
by Court Reporter

'ZEC chair can't be cited in poll petitions'

22 November 2013 | 1392 Views
The Electoral Court has said that Zimbabwe Electoral Commission's chairperson cannot be cited as respondent in election petitions, with the court ruling that the litigation was not permissible at...
by Staff reporter

MDC-T losing parliamentary candidate thrown a lifespan

22 November 2013 | 2356 Views
MDC-T Mudzi West losing parliamentary candidate Ushe Mennard Paradzayi has been thrown a lifespan after High Court judge Justice Chinembiri Bhunu ruled in his favour and referred his July 31 elect...
by Staff reporter

'We don't have to wait for 2018,' says Simba Makoni

21 November 2013 | 5207 Views
SINCE his failed bid for the National Assembly in the harmonised elections, Simba Makoni (SM) (pictured), leader of Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) political party, has not been in the limelight much. ...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe's seven steps to successful election rigging

16 November 2013 | 6680 Views
MORE than 100 days after he "stole" his latest re-election, it is safe to say that president Robert Mugabe has gotten away with the crime. Other leaders in the region may be studying his methods, whic...
by Jenai Cox

Zanu-PF splashed $100m to rig elections, claims Komichi

13 November 2013 | 2917 Views
MDC-T chief election agent Morgen Komichi yesterday made sensational claims that Zanu PF splashed $100 million to rig the July 31 elections.Komichi, who is currently serving an 11-week commun...
by Staff reporter

MDC-T election petitions takes another knock

13 November 2013 | 1201 Views
MDC-T election petitions continue to crumble, with the Electoral Court dismissing an application by the party's losing candidate for Mt Pleasant Mr Jameson Timba to have an electronic voters' roll whi...
by Staff reporter

Vote rigging plague Zanu-PF elections

11 November 2013 | 1834 Views
IRREGULARITIES and allegations of vote-rigging once again plagued Zanu-PF elections in Mashonaland Central Province, raising the spectre of troubles that beset recent elections in Manicaland and the M...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF to hold seven provincial elections in one day

10 November 2013 | 1463 Views
Zanu-PF has resolved to hold provincial executive elections in its seven remaining provinces simultaneously, in one day, to ensure a smooth process while President Mugabe chided some party leaders for...
by Staff Reporter

Justice Chinembiri Bhunu denies ordering opening of ballot boxes

07 November 2013 | 2310 Views
HIGH Court judge Justice Chinembiri Bhunu yesterday denied ever signing any consent order granting losing MDC-T candidate for Mt Pleasant, Jameson Timba, access to open sealed ballot boxes and to ins...
by Staff reporter

ZEC opposes poll material opening

07 November 2013 | 1099 Views
ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission chairperson Justice Rita Makarau has said MDC-T losing candidate for Mt Pleasant Mr Jameson Timba cannot be allowed to open or examine election material since doing so wo...
by Staff reporter

Meikles' John Moxon assisted Zanu-PF ahead of elections

05 November 2013 | 3489 Views
Business mogul and Meikles chairperson John Moxon assisted Zanu-PF with the sourcing of the top-of-the-range Ford Everest vehicles that were used to oil its campaign.The party splashed state-...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe must account for high number of ballot papers, says AU

03 November 2013 | 3283 Views
THE African Union Election Observer Mission (AUEOM) to the July 31 elections has urged the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to account for the significantly high number of ballot papers that we...
by Staff reporter

'MDC-T lied about opening of ballot boxes'

03 November 2013 | 3666 Views
Last week, we erroneously reported that Justice Chinembiri Bhunu, sitting as a judge of the Electoral Court, had ordered ...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabweans must start debating the country's future

03 November 2013 | 1646 Views
This contribution is motivated by my profound and unquestioned love for my country and the equally deep fears Zimbabweans now harbour regarding its future.The Zimbabwe 2013 harmonised electio...
by Elias Mudzuri

Zanu-PF elections crisis deepens

31 October 2013 | 1884 Views
THE Zanu PF Midlands provincial elections chaos continued yesterday with some areas in the city conducting a re-run after it emerged that ballot papers had no names on them while others received them ...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF spent $100m to rig elections, MDC-T dossier claims

29 October 2013 | 2983 Views
Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party spent about $100 million to rig the recent general election in their favour, a new dossier produced by the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) reportedly claims....
by Bill Corcoran

Mugabe cancels Zanu-PF elections over rigging allegations

27 October 2013 | 2789 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday reportedly ordered that provincial elections be abandoned in his home province after chaos, confusion and allegations of candidate imposition marred the Zanu PF pro...
by Staff Reporter

'How I lost Buhera West elections' - Video

26 October 2013 | 1747 Views
Jason Matewu MDC-T candidate for Buhera West in Manicaland Zimbabwe explains how he lost to Zanu PF candidate, former top cop, Oliver Mandipaka. He was speaking in London.http://www.youtub...
by Staff reporter

Justice Bhunu orders opening of ballot boxes

25 October 2013 | 3403 Views
Justice Chinembiri Bhunu, sitting as a judge of the Electoral Court, today ordered by consent the opening of all ballot boxes and election materials for the Mt Pleasant's National Assembly election h...
by Staff reporter

Magistrate dismissed for participating in elections on an MDC-T ticket

25 October 2013 | 2421 Views
THE Judicial Services Commission (JSC) is negotiating a severance package for dismissed Victim Friendly Court (VFC) national co-ordinator Idine Magonga, who participated in local government elections...
by Staff reporter

MDC-T wins Vic Falls by-elections

22 October 2013 | 3025 Views
The Victoria Falls MDC-T wad 9 candidate, Sovelo Dhlamini, won the Saturday by-election.Councillor Dhlamini won with 238 votes against Zanu PF, 207 and Zapu 5.MDC-T said although the ...
by Staff reporter

'We let our eyes off election ball,' admits Chamisa

14 October 2013 | 2764 Views
Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC has admitted taking eyes off the election ball during the inclusive government, saying participating in the July 31 elections without key reforms was suicidal.Tsvangir...
by Staff reporter

Tsvangirai takes election rigging evidence to SADC

13 October 2013 | 1980 Views
The Movement for Democratic Change led by former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is set to approach the SADC to present a dossier with detailed information on how Zanu-PF allegedly rigged the July 31...
by Staff reporter

MDC-T to contest Bikita West by-election

10 October 2013 | 1912 Views
The MDC-T said it will participate in the Bikita West House of Assembly by-election that is expected to be held soon, the MDC national spokesperson, Douglas Mwonzora has said.The party's spoke...
by Mafu Sithabile

Still no proof Mugabe rigged elections - report

08 October 2013 | 3691 Views
Zanu-PF's landslide election 'victory' was probably at least partly the result of five years hard campaigning for new voters, as there is still no proof of rigging, according to a report from the Sol...
by Peta Thornycroft

Zanu-PF poll rigging opens can of worms

08 October 2013 | 4485 Views
FORMER Zanu-PF politburo heavyweight and Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa yesterday warned that the arrest of 11 National University of Science and Technology (Nust) students who attempted to vote in in...
by Staff reporter

MDC-T candidate concedes elections defeat

25 September 2013 | 3602 Views
The MDC-T candidate for Mberengwa South constituency has conceded defeat in the 2013 harmonised elections with the party withdrawing its election petition in the Mberengwa South constituency....
by Staff reporter

Zec promises to rectify elections weaknesses

25 September 2013 | 2231 Views
THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission is convening a workshop to look into concerns raised by local and foreign observers with a view to improving on the country's electoral system, chairperson Justice ...
by Staff reporter

MDC-T election agents 'not guilty'

23 September 2013 | 2363 Views
TWO MDC-T election agents arrested on July 30 this year and charged with stealing the voters' roll were acquitted last Friday for lack of evidence.The two - Anna Bvute and Phillip Mabika - we...
by Staff reporter

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