Harare- 16 July 2012- The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) welcomes the decision by the Supreme Court directing the President to set the election date for by-elections in three vacant House of Assembly constituencies in Matabeleland. ZESN commends the Supreme Court for reaffirming the right of individuals to participate in government……… : more


9 July 2012 – The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) has received reports that there are individuals purporting to be ZESN members and officials who are conducting unauthorised meetings in various communities across the country. Recently four people were arrested in Mashonaland East for holding a community event under the disguise of ZESN….. : more

World Press Freedom Day Statement

The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) joins the rest of the world in commemorating World Press Freedom day. This year’s celebrations run under the theme “Media Freedom has the Power to Transform Societies”. ZESN notes that this day comes against the background of continued calls for media freedom, plurality and diversity in Zimbabwe………. : more

Comment On Election Roadmap Timelines

11 July, 2011-Harare – This statement is a response to the timelines set and agreed by the three political parties in GNU for Zimbabwe’s electoral roadmap as reported in the Herald of 7 July, 2011. First and foremost, the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) notes with concern the continued disregard of the voice….. …. : more

ZESN Statement On The Roadmap

HARARE – 16 June 2011- As talk of elections continues to confound many Zimbabweans, the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) calls upon political parties in the Global Political Agreement to seriously address fundamental reforms that will give legitimacy and credibility to any future elections in the country……… …. : more

ZESN’s Statement on the state of the Voters Roll in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Election Support Network welcomes the statement expressed by the Registrar-General on the 14th of December 2010 on ZBC TV. The Registrar-General noted that the voters roll is in shambles, an aspect that ZESN has over the years emphasized. ZESN notes that a clean voters’ roll will go a long way in increasing the credibility of electoral processes in Zimbabwe…. : more