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ZESN Ballot Newsletter -Norton Edition 41st Issue

Ahead of the 22 October 2016 Norton by-election, contestants urged people to shun violence and intimidation and show political maturity and tolerance.  The calls were made during a public meeting conducted by ZESN at the Matia Kalembe Catholic Church in Katanga Norton on 6 October, 2016. The public meeting was aimed at discussing the importance of citizen participation in elections… read more

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ZESN Ballot Newsletter – November 2016 42nd Issue


53 Civil society organisations (CSOs) have expressed concern over the half-hearted attempts and lack of political will to reform the laws and institutions governing the conduct of elections in Zimbabwe. The CSOs’ demands for comprehensive legal, political and administrative reforms before the 2018 harmonised elections came out of an All Stakeholders Conference convened by ZESN under the theme “2018 Elections: Dialogue Towards Democratic Elections in Zimbabwe”… read more

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ZESN Ballot Newsletter Issue 43

Lessons from Kenya on the Mass Biometric Voter Registration

Recently, ZESN observed the Mass Voter Registration (MVR) process in Kenya, where Kenyans were registering using the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) system which Zimbabwe is likely to adopt for the 2018 Elections…read more

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ZESN Ballot Newsletter Issue 44

Success of the Biometric Voter Registration Process hinged on timeous finalization of requisite processes.

Youths called upon to fully participate in electoral processes…read more