Zimbabwe Electoral Commission

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 10th, 2013
0 Comments
127 Views
Triumph for the president and his party, Zanu-PF, cannot be dismissed as rigging and obstruction by the incumbent, writes Blessing-Miles Tendi for the GUARDIAN AFRICA NETWORK. There is a phenomenon in African politics called the preponderance of incumbency. Simply put, it maintains that it is difficu...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 8th, 2013
0 Comments
79 Views
The announcement by Olusegun Obasanjo, the head of the African Union’s election-­monitoring mission, that in its opinion, Zimbabwe’s recent polls were “free, fair and ­credible” represents an enormous blow to democracy in Zimbabwe and sends a signal to African leaders and to t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 3rd, 2013
0 Comments
107 Views
The fire of liberty and freedom within us can never be extinguished. As I write this article the fraudulent results of our elections are being announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission; a body that has proven once more, that in Zimbabwe, even judges can break the law and get away with it. Yester...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Aug 3rd, 2013
0 Comments
72 Views
President Robert Mugabe appeared set to win a mandate to rule Zimbabwe until he’s 94 as his party secured a majority in parliament in elections that African nations endorsed and his main rival called a “farce.” Results from the electoral commission late yesterday gave Mugabe’s Zimbabwe African Nation...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Aug 2nd, 2013
0 Comments
79 Views
ROBERT Mugabe’s rivals have rubbished his claim to election victory, branding the vote a “sham” and urging “passive resistance” as early results showed the Zimbabwean president’s party taking a clear lead. A top member of Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party claimed Mugabe...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 1st, 2013
0 Comments
68 Views
  This week’s election in Zimbabwe was “seriously compromised” with up to a million people prevented from voting, the largest observer group has said.   Most of those turned away were in urban areas, where support for Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is strong, said the Zi...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 1st, 2013
0 Comments
74 Views
Counting is underway in Zimbabwe’s tightly fought election, amid high turnout and accusations of rigging by President Robert Mugabe’s allies who wish to extend his 33-year rule. The 89-year-old Mugabe is Africa’s oldest leader and is standing for office for the seventh and perhaps f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Jul 31st, 2013
0 Comments
81 Views
Thousands have attended rallies in the run up to the vote Zimbabweans are heading to the polls to elect a president, with a high turnout expected. On Tuesday, incumbent Robert Mugabe said he would resign after 33 years in power if he loses. His remarks came as Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 30th, 2013
0 Comments
88 Views
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Amid fears that Zimbabwe is headed for another disputed election, the observer to whom almost every Zimbabwean is turning for guidance is an anonymous “concerned father” and alleged renegade member of President Robert Mugabe‘s ZANU-PF party, with m...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 30th, 2013
0 Comments
54 Views
Zimbabwe’s harmonised election – to decide local, parliamentary and presidential seats – has been surprisingly relaxed so far, with calls for non-violence, relatively mild critical exchanges between the candidates and occasional snippets of humour. The ruling ZANU-PF campaign has focused on the oppos...