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Zec Denies Jonathan Moyo’s Claims It Is Helping Zanu-PF Rig 2018 Elections

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In a statement yesterday, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) denied Professor Jonathan Moyo’s claim that it has already availed a physical copy of the voters’ roll to Zanu-PF.

Zec said it is in the second round of de-deplication exercise of the voters’ roll to deal with people who registered during inspection of the BVR. Said Zec;

That is false and mischievous (that Zec has availed the voters’ roll to Zanu PF). The voters’ roll will be furnished to all political parties and candidates once the commission avails it in line with the provisions of the (Electoral) Act. At the moment, we are doing a second round of de-duplication using AFIS after we had registrants during the inspection of the BVR, we expect to be finished very soon.

Zec also denied that there were Chinese experts that had been seconded to work with them. It also denied allegations that they were going to create new polling stations.

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Jonathan Moyo is a Zimbabwean politician and former member of the ZANU-PF party where he was a member of the party's Politiburo. He is also the former minister of Higher and Tertiary Education. Moyo was expelled from Parliament as the (Tsholotsho North) Legislator in November... Read More About Jonathan Moyo

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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3 Comments

  1. Ed has my vote says:

    Moyo irikukurwadziwa , waida kuti chimuti chirambe Chiri kwamuri

  2. Kambudzi says:

    Well, well, well … the level of opaqueness of this ZEC beast and it previous misnomers makes people nervous. we not sure if they are telling the truth or not. In any case did we expect them to accept such allegations given all the pronouncements about free and fair? The good thing is it keeps people talking! And on the authorities’ toes…!

  3. Phakathi says:

    The Minister of Justice last night appeared alone with nobody else from other parties to speak o the ZEC slot for the day and apparently speaking on behalf of ZEC. How does ZEC reconcile this with it stance on independence. The Minister would seem to have vindicated what Jonathan is saying.

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