New Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Boss Sworn In
President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed High Court judge Justice Priscilla Chigumba as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Chairperson. She replaces Supreme Court judge Rita Makarau, who resigned from the electoral body without explanation in December 2017.
New Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba.
Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Appoints New Elections Boss
New Zimbabwe, 31 January 2018
Opposition parties have warned incoming Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba that she will be watched all the way as she prepares to lead the country… Read more »
Southern Africa: Elections, Reform and Renewal in SADC
The Herald, 1 February 2018
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared that national elections will be held in the next four to five months, which will see Zimbabwe conforming to its Constitution… Read more »
Afrobarometer reports in a newly-published analysis that only one in four Zimbabweans say they trust the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission "a lot". Another quarter say they trust it ... Read more »
Zimbabwe's Constitution requires it to hold elections by July 2018. It seems unlikely that the country's political system will be reformed in time to ensure the election is free ... Read more »