Elections

Critical and unpredictable times for a country "running on empty", reports John Ray, Africa Correspondent for ITV News – 18 October 2018 ... Read More

Zimbabwean election results murky and not verifiable or traceable, says EU election Observer Mission – 11 October 2018 ... Read More

The EU Election Observation Mission presented its Final Report on the 2018 elections in Harare – 10 October 2018 … Read More

Zim elections and the predictable Concourt ruling: Our hearts are heavy tonight – 24 August 2018 ... Read More

Losers’ consent and democratic legitimacy: What this means for the Mnangagwa government – 22 September 2018 ... Read More

Open Letter – “Battle For The Soul of Zimbabwe“ by renowned wildlife artist Larry Norton – 16 August 2018 ... Read More

Why U.K Should Not Recognise Zimbabwe Election Result – Kate Hoey MP – 11 August 2018 … Read More

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission in fix over Chegutu West results error/court challenge – 9 August 2018 ... Read More

UK accused of watering down army’s role in Zimbabwe riots - 8 August 2018 ... Read More 

Award-winning journalist Christina Lamb reports on Zanu-PF’s election win: ‘Another five years of going nowhere’ – 5 August 2018 ... Read More

Zimbabwe enters a new era, but struggles to escape its past - 5 August 2018 ...Read More

Response to the election results from Ben Freeth, executive director of the MCF – 3 August 2018 ... Read More

Election results, Parliamentary and Presidential, with map from Kubatana – 3 August 2018 ... Read More

This new Zimbabwe is not so different after” writes South African journalist Simon Allison – 1 August 2018 ... Read More

Zimbabwe poll: the bar for success is low, the stakes are high and it’s a close race writes Prof David Moore – 30 July 2018 ... Read More

The BBC’s Africa Correspondent, Fergal Keane, conducted numerous interviews ahead of the 30 July 2018 elections – 29 July 2018 .... Read More

Team Pachedu report on voters’ roll reveals ghost voters and more – 19 July 2018 ... Read More

Security breach at Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, database hacked – 19 July 2018 ... Read More

Vote for devolution overnment, says Ndebele Paramount Chief Felix Ndiweni ... Read More

Fears of military interference persist as ZANU PF denies backing – 15 July 2018 ... Read More

Military presence deters village vote, reports Zim Democracy Institute – 10 July 2018 ... Read More

Lack of reform risks credible elections, says Human Rights Watch – 7 July 2018 ... Read More

Mnangagwa tells BBC he suspects G40 of Bulawayo rally explosion – 27 June 2018 ... Read More

President Mngangwa was inches away from explosion at Bulawayo rally – 23 June 2018 ...Read More 

Looming election is vital for Zimbabwe writes Wall Street Journal – 15 June 2018 ... Read More

Military unlikely to accept an opposition election victory says RAU – 7 June 2018 ... Read More

It is a Tragedy that Zimbabweans Outside the Country will not Vote on 30 July - 4 June 2018 ... Read More 

Constitutional Court refuses Zimbabwe Diaspora vote, reports SALC – 31 May 2018 ... Read More

Election setback as ConCourt dismisses Diaspora vote bid – 30 May 2018 ... Read More

“Mnangagwa will shoot to keep power” – the view of two ZANU PF ministers reflects mainstream ZANU thinking – 26 May 2018 ... Read More

When all things fall apart within ZANU PF by Eddie Cross – 6 May 2018 ... Read More

Nelson Chamisa: background information on the new Movement for Democratic Change leader – 26 April 2018 ... Read more

Zimbabwe’s election most important in a generation, says People’s Democratic Party leader Tendai Biti – 19 April 2018 ... Read More

Finalisation of electoral law reform is critical to credible elections, writes Zimbabwe Election Support Network – 17 April 2018 ... Read More

Zim government invites 46 countries to observe 2018 polls – 11 April 2018 ... Read More

‘No free and fair elections’, Pastor Evan Mawarire tells UK Parliament – 24 February 2018 ... Read More

Diaspora vote challenge:  Constitutional Court sets date for hearing – 7 February 2018 ... Read more

Joice Mujuru, leader of the National People’s Party (NPP) stoned at rally – 2 February 2018 ... Read More

Mnangagwa misled Davos re Diaspora vote – 30 January 2018 ... Read More

Elections Will Be Held Between 23 July and 22  August 2018 says Justice Minister – 21 January 2018 … Read More

Doubts that President Mnangagwa will allow a fair poll – 19 January 2018 ... Read More

Elections in five months, says President Emmerson Mnangagwa – 18 January 2018 ... Read More

Letter to UN re Mnangagwa: no Diaspora vote possible in 2018 elections  – 24 December 2017 ... Read More

Elections extract from International Crisis Group report on “military-assisted transition” – 20 December 2017 ... Read More

requirements for credible elections in Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Election Support Network - 20 November 2017 ... Read More

Mugabe’s Cabinet reshuffle is designed to create an election cabinet – 12 October 2017 ... Read More

Citizen Justice offers assistance to citizens with immigration, citizenship and residency difficulties – 18 July 2017 ... Read More

Biometric voter registration database concerns as storage systems vulnerable to fraud – 16 July 2017 ... Read More

Kate Hoey (MP) urges Whitehall to spend its aid to on voter education since Mugabe is squandering money on foreign travel – 15 July 2017 ... Read More

Proposed changes to the new Constitution further threaten the democratic process re the appointment of senior judges  - 23 June 2017 ... Read More

Reintroduction of proof of residence for voter registration could result in disenfranchisement, says Zimbabwe Election Support Network – 19 June 2017 ... Read More

How ZANU PF controls the rural vote – a must-read by Alex Magaisa – 10 June 2017 ... Read More

Outcry as Mugabe govt chooses Chinese firm for voter registration – 6 June 2017 ... Read More

Zimbabwe Diaspora not paying tax to lose citizenship – VP Emmerson Mnangagwa  – 1 March 2017 ... Read More

ZANU PF will unleash army to defend Mugabe rule and win 2018 elections – Hungwe – 4 December 2016 ..Read More

Why is the army recruiting thousands?  Is this linked to the 2018 elections asks NewZimbabwe.com?  - 15 November 2016 ... Read More

The Threat of “Normalising” Authoritarian Rule in Zimbabwe and possible options by Brian Raftopoulos – 14 November 2016 ... Read More 

How are elections really rigged? Mugabe and ZANU-PF are masters of an arsenal of coercion and chicanery by Prof David Moore – 9 November 2016 ... Read More

The General Laws Amendment Act (GLAA) fails to adequately address the right to vote, the special vote, delimitation and media access, etc, warns the ZESN – 5 August 2016 ... Read More

Dr Clifford Mashiri, a critic of the Mugabe government and its policies, dies in the UK – 30 July 2016 ... Read More

South Africa could have saved Zimbabwe, but chose not to by William Bellamy - 28 April 2016 ... Read More

ZANU PF cheated in the 2008 elections says former Mugabe ally Didymus Mutasa – 22 June 2015 … Read More

Zimbabwean elections of 2002:  SA govt loses bid to retain secrecy of Khampepe report – 19 Sept 2014 .... Read More

Khampepe report on 2002 Zim elections miraculously resurfaces – 25 May 2014..... Read More

So ....  the Khampepe report is missing -14 February 2014 ... Read More

SADC Principles and Guidelines for Free and Fair Elections- 5 February ...Read More

Botswana commended for breaking rank over flawed Zimbabwe poll -  27 January 2014... Read More

Ten reasons why Tsvangirai must go - 19 December 2013 ... Read More

How Mugabe fooled Tsvangirai - 4 December 2013... Read More

2013 Election Rigging Report compiled by the MDC: Part 4 – 11 November 2013... Read More

2013 Election Rigging Report compiled by the MDC: Part 3 – 8 November 2013 ... Read More

2013 Election Rigging Report compiled by the MDC: Part 2 – 7 November 2013... Read More

2013 Election Rigging Report compiled by the MDC: Part 1 – 6 November 2013 ... Read More

Report of the African Union Election Observation Mission to the 31 July 2013 Harmonised elections in Zimbabwe - 1 November...Read More

Zimbabwe:  An Incredible Election- 29 October 2013... Read More

Why Zuma gave in and backed Mugabe – Opinion - 23 September 2013... Read More

MDC cries foul over SADC endorsement of elections - 5 September 2013 ...Read More

NoViolet Bulawayo tells of heartbreak of homecoming in Mugabe's Zimbabwe - 4 September 2013 ...Read More

Tendai Biti Strips Down Dictators - 2 September 2013 ... Read More

Possible the way forward for the West- 22 August 2013...Read More

2013 Election rigging blueprint – August 2013...Read More

SADC Criticised for appointing Mugabe vice chairman – 19 August 2013... Read More

Elections:  Constitutional Court challenge – 19 August 2013... Read More

Blueprint for Election Rigging – Sokwanele - 19 August 2013... Read More

Elections marred by fraud – Sokwanele -19 August 2013...Read More

Mugabe is not an African hero: SA survey - August 15, 2013... Read More

Statement from Regional Southern Africa Civil Society Workshop on the Zimbabwean elections - 13 August 2013... Read More

A Point of View: Is democracy overrated? - 11 August 2013 ... Read More

Churches feel vulnerable after Mugabe re-election in Zimbabwe -  11 August 2013 ... Read More

Statement from Regional  Southern Africa Civil Society on Zimbabwe’s July 31 elections - 10 August 2013... Read More

ZIMBABWE: The Way Forward - 9th August 2013...Read More

Shameless stolen election - A Plea- 8 August 2013 ...Read More

Statement by the Government of The Republic of Botswana on Zim Elections – 7 August 2013… Read More

Zimbabwe’s stolen 2013 election by Kate Hoey MP (UK), Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Zimbabwe – 5 August 2013.... Read More

Zim elections: Democratic Party (South Africa) refuses to sign SADC report - 3 August 2013… Read More

The Blatantly Rigged Zimbabwean Election: A Bitter Disappointment- 3 August ... Read More

ZEC Results: announced - 3rd August 2013... Read More

When a nation’s hope turns into a nightmare - 3 August 2013…Read More

Zimbabwean Elections: We dared hope - 2 August 2013... Read More

Zec taken to task over ‘missing’ voters’ roll- July 30, 2013 …Read More

Problems with the Electoral Act - 30th July 2013…Read More

Zimbabwe 2013 election polling stations - July 2013 … Read More

Mugabe's Last Stand - 29 Jul 2013 … Read More

Zimbabwe’s Elections: Mugabe’s Last Stand - 29 July 2013… Read More

Mugabe will fall – Report  - July 28, 2013… Read More

A credible voters' roll critical to a legitimate election - 26 July 2013...Read More

Why is this Election Any Different? - 26 July 2013… Read More

RAU Audit of Zimbabwe voters’ roll – July 2012 ...Read More

Robert F Kennedy Centre Report on Zim Elections - 8 July 2013 ...Read More

Zimbabwe’s voters’ roll excludes millions of young voters - 5 Jul 2013…Read More

Citizenship and the New Constitution - 28 June 2013 ... Read More

AU poll observer team arrives in Zim – 19 June 2013 ...Read More

How Mugabe was floored in Maputo:  analysis - 17 June 2013... Read More

Election date: Election date proclamation – Bill Watch 13 June 2013... Read More

Let’s make Mugabe history, writes political commentator Dr Clifford Mashiri – 7 June 2013 ... Read More

Security Forces Pose Election Risk. Summary  - 5 June 2013... Read More

Security Forces Pose Election Risk. Full Report - 5 June 2013... Read More

Constitutional Court judgment - 31st May 2013 ... Read More  

International Crisis Group comments on referendum and elections - 18 March 2013 ... Read More

Southern African Catholic Bishops volunteer as election observers - 7 March 2013 ... Read More

SA refuses to release Khampepe elections report - 5 March 2013 ... Read More

M&G wins court battle over 2002 elections report - 14 February 2013 ... Read More

Parliamentary & Presidential elections set for July - 14 February 2013 ... Read More

Survivors of rural violence set election conditions - 12 February 2013 ... Read More

Minimum conditions for elections: violence survivors - 12 February 2013 ... Read More

AIDS-Free World’s Strategy to Challenge Impunity and Stop More Election-Related Rape – April 2012... Read More

RAU:  Formal Structures of Power in Rural Zimbabwe/Strategy to control countryside - 12 November 2010 ...Read More

RAU Formal structures of power in rural Zim - 10 November 2010 ... Read More

In the Shadow of Gukurahundi” by Tim Scarnecchia, Association of Concerned African Scholars – December 2008 ... Read More

Post-Election Retribution on Farms report - May 2008  ... Read More

Conditions for free & fair elections - 28 June 2004 ... Read More

SADC Guidelines for Elections - 17 August 2004 ... Read More