Zimbabwe Court Postpones Early Poll Case


The Constitutional Court has postponed an early voting hearing in which Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai seeks to nullify the security officers ballot, citing rigging concerns.

Police vote in Zimbabwe.

  • Zimbabwe:  Biti Blames Special Vote Chaos On 'Hidden Hand'

    The Herald, 17 July 2013

    MDC-T secretary-general Mr Tendai Biti yesterday blamed the problems that characterised special voting on a hidden hand and went on to discredit the forthcoming elections by making ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Biti Accuses Junta of Running Parallel Structures in ZEC

    SW Radio Africa, 16 July 2013

    The MDC-T has accused the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) of a series of electoral breaches, chief among them allowing the special voting to spill into a third day, which they ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Court to Hear Case

    The Herald, 16 July 2013

    The High Court will tomorrow hear a case in which the MDC-T is challenging the number of police officers voting under the two-day special vote for officials who will be on duty ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  ZEC Gives Relief to Special Voters

    The Herald, 17 July 2013

    ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission chairperson Justice Rita Makarau said the commission will ensure people who failed to cast their votes during the special voting days would be allowed ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Chaotic Scenes Rock Special Voting

    The Herald, 16 July 2013

    ANTI-RIOT police were called in to control uniformed forces who attempted to force their way into a polling station at Town House in Harare yesterday evening following day long ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Chaotic Special Vote Exposes ZEC's Lack of Readiness for Polls

    SW Radio Africa, 15 July 2013

    The two-day Special Vote was engulfed by massive irregularities that have exposed the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission's lack of readiness to conduct credible one -day harmonized ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  ' Special Ballot Fraught With Disparities'

    Zimbabwe Standard, 14 July 2013

    JUDGE President, George Chiweshe will tomorrow hear an application by MDC-T challenging the holding of postal voting exercise citing irregularities as Zimbabwe pays the price for ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Police, Soldiers Start Voting Amid Chaos

    The Herald, 15 July 2013

    THE casting of ballots in the two-day special voting for members of the security forces and civil servants who will assist the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission during harmonised ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  NGO Decries Polls Chaos

    African Elections Project, 5 July 2013

    The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN), a coalition of CSOs observing the ongoing special voting for security personnel and Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) officials in ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Zimbabwe Electoral Commission On Course

    The Herald, 15 July 2013

    THE delays yesterday during the special voting for police and other Government officials who are likely to be deployed away from their constituencies on July 31 were a result of ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  ZEC Blames Delays On MDCs Appeals

    The Herald, 15 July 2013

    THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has blamed a glut of appeals from the MDC-T and MDC over the results of the Nomination Court for the slow start of Special Voting yesterday. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Special Voting System Rig Proof - ZEC

    Zimbabwe Independent, 9 July 2013

    THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) on Tuesday re-assured political parties that there would not be rigging through the controversial special voting system, amidst widespread ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Police Dismiss MDC-T Claims On Special Voters

    The Herald, 4 July 2013

    POLICE have dismissed as unfounded claims by MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai that Zanu-PF planned to register over 50 000 police officers as special voters before the election ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Special Voting Dates Announced

    The Herald, 3 July 2013

    THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has set July 14 and 15 as the days on which special voting will take place in 209 polling stations that have been set up countrywide for the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Soldiers and Police Officers to Cast Ballots in Secret

    SW Radio Africa, 2 July 2013

    Members of the country's armed forces will this year breathe a sigh of relief as they will be able to cast their ballots in secret in the presence of presiding officers and not ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Security Forces to Vote on July 14-15

    African Elections Project, 2 July 2013

    The Electoral Commission of Zimbabwe has set July 14 and 15 as days for special voting to allow those who will be on duty during the July 31 harmonised elections a chance to cast ... read more »

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