Category: Election 2018

ZRP gears up for elections

As the 2018 harmonised elections draw nearer, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Harare Province has shifted into the second gear on their constitutional mandate to maintain peace and order by holding a workshop for senior officers in the capital today. Addressing the gathering, Commander of 2018 harmonised elections, Senior Assistant Commissioner Erasmus Makodza said that the country is now in an election mode following the proclamation of election dates and the ZRP will discharge its duties professionally without fear or favour. Senior Assistant Commissioner Makodza also encouraged members of the public to report any form of political violence which...

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Focus is on economic revival: Mohadi  

Vice President Kembo Mohadi says Zanu PF will fight to revive the economic urging party supporters in Mashonaland Central to vote for the tried and tested party. Zanu PF’s election campaign has gathered momentum in Mashonaland Central with economic development top on the agenda. Addressing party supporters at Mahuwe Shopping Centre Vice President Mohadi said Zanu PF is a tried and tested party since the days of the liberation struggle when it delivered independence but the focus is now on bringing economic  development as evidenced by the US$16 billion worth of investment enquiries generated by the new dispensation in...

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ZEC pledges credible polls

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has reaffirmed its commitment to delivering free, fair and credible 2018 harmonised polls under the current electoral law. This came out during a meeting organised by the Women’s Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) and the Gwanda Residents Association held in the provincial capital this today. The WILD and Gwanda Residents Association have a created a platform for the electorate to interface   with aspiring local government candidates and other critical stakeholders like ZEC ahead of the harmonised polls set for July 30. ZEC’s Commissioner Mr Daniel Chigaro who gave an update on the election road...

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LIVE UPDATES: MDC Alliance Manifesto Launch

Updates by Wadzanai Mhombera, Pictures by Rodrick Mashingaidze 1300: Our live updates have come to an end. Thank you. 1259: Urges Zimbabweans to go and vote for real change on 30 July and declares the MDC Alliance Manifesto officially launched. 1255: Reiterates the issue of rural airports to transport farmers produce quickly. Speaks also about spaghetti roads to ease traffic congestion. 1252: Says their manifesto document has all the solutions to the challenges in the country, urges Zimbabweans to have a look at it. 1251: Mr Chamisa says Dr Joice Mujuru has been slow to realise the value of joining...

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Give ED a chance: Masuku

The Bulawayo Provincial Affairs Minister Senator Angeline Masuku has urged the electorate to give President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration a chance by voting it into power on 30 July so that it can finish the national rebuilding exercise it has embarked on. The campaign trail by House of Assembly member for Makokoba Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube, of targeting a specific gender and age group for interfaces seem to be gathering steam with hundreds of women from his constituency gathering for a meeting where they highlighted their expectations. Officiating at the function, Cde Masuku said the new dispensation has proved beyond...

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