Nera approaches Sadc, AU and UN over electoral reforms

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The National Electoral Reforms Agenda (Nera) has approached Sadc, the African Union, and the United Nations in an effort to get the government to adopt electoral reforms. This comes after the fallout between Nera and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission over the electoral system.

In a statement, Nera said:

Nera has submitted a letter to engage Zec, Sadc, AU, UN, regional and international embassies and other organisations to request for assistance with facilitation of the Diaspora vote. In addition, Nera has put together safeguards necessary to protect voters and their vote,

Years later the ruling party continues to delay and circumvent the issue of electoral reform. The prevailing socio-political and economic crisis in the country is an outcome of the legitimacy crisis that has haunted the ruling party due to the persistent electoral manipulation,

The voters’ roll must be made public to allow proper verification of all listed voters … Independent biometric technical support must be used to verify and check the authenticity of the BVR system,

More: Newsday

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is an independent body which controls and or manages all election processes at all levels in Zimbabwe. Despite being registered as a non-partisan body, ZEC has been criticised for aligning itself with the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU... Read More About Zimbabwe Electoral Commission

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