Year: 2019

Electoral Boundary Delimitation in Zimbabwe

Electoral Boundary Delimitation in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe elects 210 members of the National Assembly in First Past-the-Post (FPTP) contests held in single-member constituencies. Seats on the local authorities are filled in FPTP ward elections. Per the Constitution, the boundaries of these two sets of electoral districts must be periodically delimited to ensure that constituencies, as well […]

Political Party and Campaign Finance in Zimbabwe

Political Party and Campaign Finance in Zimbabwe by IFES. The main purpose of regulating political party and campaign finance is to ensure transparency in how political parties and election campaigns raise and spend money, stop corrupt practices, limit the impact of money on the electoral process,3 and counteract abuse of public resources. Situation in Zimbabwe […]

The Disability Observer 2019 Issue 3

The Disability Observer 2019 Issue 3 Disability in Zimbabwe in figures By Isaacs Mwale Disability affects many people in Zimbabwe than is actually documented. In a 2017 article entitled “Challenges faced by women with disabilities in accessing sexual and reproductive health in Zimbabwe. The case of Chitungwiza Town” the author exposes how persons with disabilities […]

The Deaf Bulletin 2019 Issue 7

The Deaf Bulletin 2019 Issue 7 covers July Stories and more. Parliamentarians call for the amendment of the Disabled Persons Act – By ‘There is urgent need to re-examine the Disabled Persons Act of 1992 in order to ensure that it conforms to the provisions of the constitution’, a cross-section of parliamentarians has said. Speaking […]

Addressing Election Disputes and Election Offenses in Zimbabwe

Addressing Election Disputes and Election Offenses in Zimbabwe Challenges around an election should not necessarily be perceived as weakness in the system, but as evidence of the strength and openness of the political system.1 The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) requires that any person whose right to vote and be elected has […]

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