Themes Archives: Election

ZESN’s 31July Election Report

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On 31 July 2013 Zimbabwe held harmonised elections for the Presidency, the National Assembly, the Senate and local authorities. ZESN deployed 7 099 observers to every province and constituency in the country on 31 July 2013, set at the ‘Election Day’. Reports from observers during the election and throughout the entire process, demonstrated […]

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ZPP August 2013 Political Violence Report

The month of August was packed with activities following the holding of the harmonised elections on July 31, 2013. During the month under review the country witnessed the announcement of the winners of the elections, the Heroes’ Day celebrations, the winning Zanu PF celebrations, the inauguration of President Robert Mugabe and the election court challenges […]

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ConCourt dismisses MDC electoral challenge

HARARE – The ConCourt has declared disputed President Robert Mugabe as duly elected. It has dismissed MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai’s application with cost. In its ruling the ConCourt declared the elections free, fair and credible. Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku, head of the Constitutional Court, on Tuesday dismissed the challenge from Zimbabwe’s main opposition party and […]

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MDC withdraws Election Petition

Zimbabwe’s MDC party has dropped its legal challenge to President Robert Mugabe’s re-election, saying it could not get a fair hearing. It had filed a separate case seeking access to full details of the results from the electoral commission. But the High Court has delayed judgement in the case. The MDC says that without information […]

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