Category: Election 2018

ZEC ready for elections

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says it is fully prepared to run the 2018 harmonised elections thanks to the support from government and co-operating partners. Other stakeholders, among them journalists, aspiring voters and politicians expressed mixed sentiments over the development. Following President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s proclamation in an extraordinary Government Gazette released today, setting the 2018 harmonised polls for the 30th of July 2018, ZEC said it is fully prepared for the exercise. ZEC chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba said electronic voter’s rolls will be availed to candidates who make it at the nomination court at no cost. Justice Chigumba also...

Read More

Elections set for 30 July

The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa has made a proclamation that the presidential election will be held on the 30th of July 2018.  In a proclamation, contained in an extraordinary Government Gazette statutory instrument 83 of 2018 which is proclamation number 2 of 2018 today, President Mnangagwa said the day will also be used for the election of members of the National Assembly and councillors under section 46 (17)(c) of the Electoral Act Chapter 2 of 2013. An excerpt from the gazette reads “fix Monday, the 30th day of July, 2018, as the...

Read More