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Voters Roll Inspection Ends, 38% (900K) Use Mobile Phones To Check Their Details

Provisional voters roll inspection ended yesterday and as much as 2.4 million voters verified their details in the process. The primary reason we are interested in these figures is that Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) used a couple of technologies, ranging from mobile phone technology (USSD) to the internet so as to make this process easier for many people.  Not […]

How To Check Your Polling Station Online Or Via Mobile Even Without Internet

It is super important to note that in the upcoming general and presidential elections  voting is very specific to respective polling stations. In the past, you could go to any polling station within your constituency but this year your registration is specific to a particular polling station. Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has recruited the services […]

Zimbabwe’s opposition parties plan demos against government’s takeover of Biometric Voter Registration procurement

Zimbabwe’s opposition parties which belong to the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) are planning to hold nationwide demonstrations against the government’s move to take over the procurement of the biometric voter registration (BVR) kits. Recently the Zimbabwe government through the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) stated that it was taking over the procurement of BVR kits from […]

Zimbabwe government takes over acquisition of Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits from UNDP

The government of Zimbabwe has taken over the acquisition of the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits, replacing the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) which had stepped in because of Zimbabwe’s strained resources.