“ZANU PF reforming from within,” says Mnangagwa

By Tariro Daphne If recent sentiments by Vice President Emerson Mnangangwa are anything to go by, the factional battles that have ejected some party members are part of Zanu Pf’s rejuvenation. Recently Sarah Mahoka and Sandi Moyo were booted out of the party, National Commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere has been under fire with fellow party member calling for his ouster citing corruption and fanning factionalism as … Continue reading “ZANU PF reforming from within,” says Mnangagwa

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

Opposition members stopped from speaking at Bill hearing

Watmore Makokoba  Opposition party supporters were stopped from making their contributions during a Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs hearing on the Constitutional Amendment Bill (Number 1) held in Chinhoyi last week. At the centre of the contention is the part of the Constitutional Amendment Bill, which seeks to give the President unchecked powers to appoint the Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice … Continue reading Opposition members stopped from speaking at Bill hearing

Transform Zimbabwe endorses National Electoral Reform Agenda demo | #Nerademo

By Staff Reporter Seventeen opposition political parties under the banner of National Electoral Reform Agenda (Nera) will on Wednesday the 22nd of March descend on the streets of Harare, protesting against government takeover procurement of Biometric Voters Registration Kits. Political parties have agreed to task the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) through United Nations (UN) to do the procurement process of the BVR equipment to … Continue reading Transform Zimbabwe endorses National Electoral Reform Agenda demo | #Nerademo

Govt defends its position to purchase 2018 Elections BVR kit

By Staff Reporter With only a year left, Zimbabweans will in 2018 held its general elections; previously the ruling Zanu-PF party has been accused by opposition political parties for vote rigging, marking elections contacted over the past decade as null and void. Zimbabwe Election Commission (ZEC) is a nominally independent organisation which controls elections at all levels in Zimbabwe. Zec’s independence has been hugely compromised following … Continue reading Govt defends its position to purchase 2018 Elections BVR kit

Polling station listed at Zanu PF official’s homestead …NERA requests for a meeting with ZEC | #Ivote4PeaceZW

By Daniel Chigundu National Electoral Reforms Agenda (NERA) says it has discovered that a polling station will be located at a homestead belonging to a Zanu PF official in Mashonaland East Province. NERA is currently verifying all the polling stations listed by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) mapping exercise which listed specific polling stations for each province in the country and are expected to be used … Continue reading Polling station listed at Zanu PF official’s homestead …NERA requests for a meeting with ZEC | #Ivote4PeaceZW

Zimbabwe’s political system is designed to maintain Zanu PF hegemony | #Ivote4Peace

By Daniel Chigundu Economist politician Vince Musewe says the few reforms being done by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) such as compiling a new voter’s roll are not enough to deliver the much needed change in the country. ZEC is almost ready to start compiling a new biometric voter’s roll expected to be used in the upcoming 2018 watershed elections. The country’s election board is … Continue reading Zimbabwe’s political system is designed to maintain Zanu PF hegemony | #Ivote4Peace

Factional wars may cost Zanu PF 2018 election | #Ivote4PeaceZW

By Tariro Daphne Senderayi Some political analysts,including Alex Magaisa have concluded that as long as the deeply divided Zanu pf continues to widen the chasm amongst its own, the party is likely to face a loss in the 2018 general election. Since time immemorial the ruling party has been embroiled in deadly succession and factional wars with the Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s (Lacoste faction)supporters going … Continue reading Factional wars may cost Zanu PF 2018 election | #Ivote4PeaceZW