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Priscilla Chigumba

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa

Zimbabwe early voting stirs up fraud dispute

ZIMBABWE’S main opposition party alleged on Friday that police officers had not been allowed to vote secretly when completing early postal ballots for the country’s upcoming election, as tensions grow over the risk of fraud. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party said police had been monitored by their superiors as they filled out voting

ZEC chair Priscilla Chigumba

Chigumba hints at Chamisa poll demands snub

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has hinted it may not budge to continued opposition demands to bring about greater transparency in its handling of the country’s controversial poll processes. This come after MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa led thousands of his supporters onto a street march to ZEC offices Wednesday to hand

ZEC chair Priscilla Chigumba

ZEC making final preparations for polls

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission is making final preparations for the July 30 polls with a total of 5.69 million people registered to vote, chairperson Priscilla Chigumba said Monday. She told a press conference in the capital that the electoral body had set up 10,985 polling stations throughout the country and was in the process of

Rural teachers fret over vote freeze out, confront ZEC

By William Milasi ZIMBABWE’S rural teachers have written to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) demanding that the poll management authority should come clean on what it had in store for those who would be deployed outside areas they were registered to vote. School teachers are often used as part of the country’s polling officers during