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Election Watch 17-2018 - General Election Proclaimed


[30th May 2018]

General Election Proclaimed

Today, the 30th May 2018, President Mnangagwa gazetted a proclamation setting the dates for the forthcoming general election.  The proclamation can be accessed on the Veritas website [link]

In Proclamation 2 of 2018 (SI 83 of 2018), the President fixed the following dates:


IN THE HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE                    CASE NO.          /18



In the matter between:


VALERIE INGHAM-THORPE                                     1st APPLICANT


FIRINNE TRUST operating as VERITAS                   2nd APPLICANT                                                                             



CoE Handbook Reporting on Elections 2017

The right to free elections is guaranteed under the European Convention on Human Rights. Of all the democratic safeguards against the abuse of political power, it is one of the most fundamental. The ability of individuals to express their identities and choices peacefully, at the ballot box, is central to stability in any society, and so to Europe’s democratic security too.

TIMBA v PASSADE - Mount Pleasant Election Petition - Electoral Court judgment 18 Aug 2014

BHUNU J: The applicant Jameson Timba and the respondent Jason Passade and one Peter Muchadamano were conte~tants for the Mount Pleasant Constituency Parliamentary seat in the recent Harmonised National Assembly Elections held on 31 July 2013. The Mount Pleasant Constituency is made up of 2 wards being wards 7 and 17.

Chebundo Election Petition - Judgment of 24 April 2014 - Petition dismissed

The applicant herein (Matambanadzo), standing on a ZANU-PF ticket in the harmonised elections held on 31 July, 2013 for the Kwekwe Central Constituency, beat the respondent herein (Chebundo} who was standing on an MDC-T ticket.

Aggrieved by the electoral outcome, Chebundo filed an electoral petition under cover of case number E. C 34/13 seeking the following relief:

"1. lt is declared that Respondent was not duly elected as a member of the House of


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