ERC concerned over low voter turnout

In a statement after the February 3 by-elections, ERC attributed the declining voter participation to a form of protest to recalls.
By Gracious Daniel Feb. 8, 2024

20% vote in ‘sham’ polls

Two candidates from the Tshabangu-led CCC won two seats in Bulawayo province as Zanu PF swept all other seats contested in the by-elections held on Saturday.
By Silas Nkala Dec. 11, 2023

Election report ready: FAZ

In an interview with NewsDay, FAZ president Kudakwashe Munsaka said the organisation deployed more than 100 election observers throughout the country.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Sep. 15, 2023

40 observers: Asian poll monitors add voice

Armed police stormed Zimbabwe Election Support Network (Zesn) offices and arrested 39 election monitors and seized computers and related election materials.
By Priveledge Gumbodete Sep. 4, 2023

A ‘sick man’ of the region

The two organisations were conducting a parallel vote tabulation exercise, whereby they could either verify or counter the official results released by Zec.
By Newsday Sep. 1, 2023

‘Govt must respect freedoms’

The human rights group also called on government to end the persecution of election observers from the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (Zesn) and the Election Resource Centre (ERC).
By Harriet Chikandiwa Aug. 30, 2023

Observers arrest irks UN

“These organisations do vital human rights work monitoring if elections are free and fair. Attempts to intimidate them are very worrying,” Lawlor said.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Aug. 26, 2023

CiZC condemns police crackdown on members

The election was marred by chaotic scenes such as the late distribution of ballot papers and intimidation of voters.
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Priviledge Gumbodete Aug. 25, 2023

Police speak on Zesn, ERC members’ arrest

The CCC yesterday said it had no intention of announcing election results, citing illegalities.
By Blessed Mhlanga Aug. 25, 2023