1548: Voting underway in Chipinge East.

 

1522: A polling station at Nyamita School Murewa South has been closed after protests from voters over missing names of their preferred candidates. Some are still milling around hoping it will open while others have since left. The voters divided into camps with some against voting while others are saying let’s proceed.

1303: The Zanu PF primary elections for Hwange district commenced before midday in some centres while voting is expected to start soon in other centres across the district. Voters from urban centres in Hwange and Victoria Falls started arriving at the polling stations as early as 7am. There are 32 polling stations where voting is taking place in the three constituencies namely Hwange East, Hwange West and Hwange Central. Teams with voting materials were deployed to the various centres in the morning. Zanu PF primary elections coordinator for Hwange District Cde Patrick Utete saluted the party supporters for their patience adding that all arrangements have been done for the holding of a peaceful exercise. The Hwange Central seat is tightly contested with 5 candidates vying to represent the party. Incumbent Hwange West Zanu PF legislator Cde Bekhitemba Mpofu will battle it out with Cde Jiyani Nkosilathi and Cde Bonface Sibanda. Voting is set to be extended to 7pm to accommodate those who are currently at work. 

1251: Zanu PF primary elections have commenced in Hwange district with expectations of a peaceful exercise as the revolutionary party finalises the selection of candidates to represent the party in the forthcoming harmonised polls.

 At another polling station at Kentuc School in Green Valley in Harare South constituency, voters were still waiting for ballot papers by 12 noon. The general impression is that people are kin to participate in the electoral process.

At some polling stations there were few people while at other points there were a number of voters waiting for ballot papers.

Logistical delays have affected progress for the Zanu PF primary elections in Harare South constituency. A survey in various polling stations in  Ushewekunze, Hopley indicate that ballot papers were yet to be delivered way after 10 am.

1239: At Stodart Hall polling station in Mbare voting has progressed well since morning and by close of day on Sunday about 723 people had cast their votes.

  1223: At Tembwe District Office in Epworth constituency, voting started today and there a number of people queuing to cast their vote

 

1213: The team leading the conducting of primary elections for Zanu PF in Bulawayo has extended the voting process by two hours to allow some people who could not vote Sunday to exercise their democratic right.           

1200: Voting in the Zanu PF primary elections in Zvishavane and Mberengwa began as early as 7am this Wednesday morning.

1118: Voting is now underway at some centers in Masvingo that had closed early due to logistical challenges yesterday. ZBC visited a polling station at Hellen McGee Primary School and witnessed the voting process.

1010: Bulawayo extends voting process to 12 mid-day today at four polling stations as some people failed to vote yesterday. These are Nkulumane/Emganwini, Nketa, Mpopoma Information Center and Pumula South Booster.

Voting continues in the Zanu-PF primary elections in constituencies that rolled them over to today. We continue giving you updates as they come.