Zim electoral body invites interested parties to observe BVR exercise

2017-10-07 16:59

Zimbabwe’s electoral body has invited interested parties keen on observing the on-going biometric voter registration (BVR) exercise to register with the chief elections officer for accreditation, says a report.

75 political parties register to contest 2018 polls, says Zim electoral body

2017-10-05 09:55

Zimbabwe’s electoral body has revealed that the number of political parties registered to contest the 2018 elections has more than doubled, a report says.

Zim voting extended to midnight

2013-07-31 18:41

Voting at some polling stations in Zimbabwe has been extended until midnight, as thousands still remain in queues to vote in this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections.

ZEC ill-prepared - Tsvangirai

2013-07-17 22:48

President Robert Mugabe's rivals say the chaotic organisation of early voting for soldiers and police showed Zimbabwe was not ready for a 31 July general election.

Mugabe ally tapped to run Zim elections

2013-02-20 22:14

Zimbabwe's leaders have picked a Supreme Court judge to head the country's electoral body ahead of a crunch constitutional referendum and national elections, a minister says.


Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Moz, Uganda

2017-10-06 06:01

Among the top Africa stories is the latest developments in the Grace Mugabe underwear saga and reports of a Ugandan public servant who demanded to be buried with cash in his coffin, so that he could "bribe" God.

Vote 'free and fair', says election head

2013-07-31 22:31

Zimbabwe's vote appears to have been "free and fair", says Rita Makarau, head of the country's election commission.

ZEC - vote will be free and fair

2013-07-29 20:44

Officials in Zimbabwe say a general election this week will be credible, attempting to dispel concerns of possible vote rigging and other violations.

Zim electoral body 'ready' for polls

2013-06-12 20:36

Zimbabwe's electoral commission says it was ready to organise elections planned for this year to replace a shaky power-sharing government, despite receiving only a fraction of the budget.

Zimbabwe gets new election chief

2013-02-20 12:02

Rita Makarau, a Zimbabwean Supreme Court judge, will serve as the country’s new elections chief through upcoming elections, Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa says.

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