More Than 30 Parliamentary Election Results Being Challenged At The Electoral Court

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At least 30 Parliamentary results have been challenged at the Electoral Court. Some of the applicants are seeking to have the results of the National Assembly set aside arguing that the winners who were declared by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission were not duly elected.

Some of the cases include,

Chegutu West  – MDC Alliance’s Gift Konjana is challenging Zanu-PF Dexter Nduna’s victory. Zec admitted that there counting errors which prejudiced Konjana of victory.

Goromonzi West – Energy Mutodi is being challenged in two separate cases by Taurai Clifford Nhamburo of MDC-T and Luke Tamborinyoka of MDC Alliance.

Mutare North – Agrippa Bopela Masiyakurima is challenging Zanu-PF’s Michael Madiro.

Murehwa South – Former Zanu-PF politician Noah Mangondo is challenging Zanu-PF Mashonaland East chair Joel Biggie Matiza.

Zvimba South – Zifa boss and Zanu-PF politician Phillip Chiyangwa is being challenged by Nkosilathi Nyamadzawo.

Chipinge East – Former deputy minister Win Mlambo is challenging Mateu Mlambo and has blamed Zec for not putting his nickname on the ballot paper.

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Electoral Court Matters Filed as at 17 August 2018

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5 comments

  1. bheveni sibanda Reply

    Ku court kunoda evidence kwete kungomuka uchiti ndave kuenda ku court usina chaunacho. Vamwe vanofanira kudzidza kubva kuna Chamisa kuti hazviitwe zvekuenda ku court

  2. Chaporonga Reply

    Challenging is not wrong, but challenging without evidence is like asking for embarrassment in court like what we recently witnessed.

  3. STOKONONZI Reply

    I think every Zimbabwean has become a lawyer after the Concourt Show. Now I know latin terms and their meanings, you can share these with your mother in law who will obviously know most of them of cousrse
    Ei incumbit probatio qui
    Definition: The onus of proving a fact rests upon the man
    Et cetera
    Definition: Other things of that type
    Ex cathedra
    Definition: With official authority
    Ex concessis
    Definition: In view of what has already been accepted
    Ex facie
    Definition: On the fact of it
    Ex gratia
    Definition: Out of kindness, voluntary
    Ex parte
    Definition: Proceeding brought by one person in the absence of another
    Ex post facto
    Definition: By reason of a subsequent act
    F
    Faciendum
    Definition: Something which is to be done
    Factum
    Definition: An act or deed
    Fructus naturales
    Definition: Vegetation which grows naturally without cultivation
    I
    Idem
    Definition: The same person or thing
    Id est (i.e)
    Definition: That is
    In camera
    Definition: In private
    In delicto
    Definition: At fault
    Indicia
    Definition: Marks, signs
    In esse
    Definition: In existence
    In extenso
    Definition: At full length
    In futoro
    Definition: In the future
    In limine
    Definition: At the outset, on the threshold
    In loco parentis
    Definition: In place of the parent
    In omnibus
    Definition: In every respect
    In pleno
    Definition: In full
    In situ
    Definition: In its place
    Inter alia
    Definition: Amongst other things
    Interium
    Definition: Temporary, in the meanwhile
    In terrorem
    Definition: As a warning or deterrent
    Ipsissima verba
    Definition: The very words of a speaker
    Ipso facto
    Definition: By that very fact
    J
    Jus
    Definition: A right that is recognised in law
    Jus naturale
    Definition: Natural justice
    L
    Locus in quo
    Definition: Scene of the event
    M
    Magnum opus
    Definition: A great work of literature
    Mala fides
    Definition: Bad faith
    Mens rea
    Definition: Guilty state of mind
    N
    Nemo dat quod non habet
    Definition: On one can give a better title than he has
    Nexus
    Definition: Connection
    Nisi
    Definition: Unless
    Non compus mentis
    Definition: Not of sound mind and understanding
    Non constat
    Definition: It is not certain
    Non est factum
    Definition: It is not his deed
    Non sequitur
    Definition: An inconsistent statement, it does not follow
    O
    Onus probandi
    Definition: Burden of proof
    Orse
    Definition: Otherwise
    P
    Par delictum
    Definition: Equal fault
    Pari passu
    Definition: On an equal footing
    Per curiam
    Definition: In the opinion of the court
    Per minas
    Definition: By means of menaces or threats
    Per quod
    Definition: By reason of which
    Post mortem
    Definition: After death
    Prima facie
    Definition: On the face of it
    Prima impressionis
    Definition: On first impression
    Pro hac vice
    Definition: For this occasion
    Pro rata
    Definition: In proportion
    Pro tanto
    Definition: So far, to that extent
    Pro tempore
    Definition: For the time being
    Publici juris
    Definition: Of public right
    Q
    Quaere
    Definition: Consider whether it is correct
    Quaeitur
    Definition: The question is raised
    Quantum
    Definition: How much, an amount
    Quid pro quo
    Definition: Consideration. something for something
    R
    Re
    Definition: In the matter of
    Res
    Definition: Matter, affair, thing, circumstance
    Res Gestae
    Definition: The thing done
    Res nulis
    Definition: Nobody’s property
    S
    Sciens
    Definition: Knowingly
    Secus
    Definition: The legal position is different, it is otherwise
    Se defendendo
    Definition: In self defence
    Stet
    Definition: Do not delete, let it stand
    Sub modo
    Definition: Within limits
    Sub nomine
    Definition: Under the name of
    Sub silentio
    Definition: In silence
    Suggestio falsi
    Definition: The suggestion of something which is untrue
    Sui generis
    Definition: Unique
    Suppressio veri
    Definition: The suppression of the truth
    T
    Talis qualis
    Definition: Such as it is
    U
    Uberrima fides
    Definition: Good faith
    Uno flatu
    Definition: At the same moment, with one breath
    V
    Verbatim
    Definition: Word by word, exactly
    Vice versa
    Definition: The other way around
    Vide
    Definition: See
    Volens

    • Dry Gomba Reply

      Tirikutoda Shona ne Ndebele Zvenyu zvekuti mudare remuZimbabwe moswera taura mutauro wedzimwe nyika pasi nawo mutauro we France uyo hatichada zvese izvo , Shona ne Ndebele ndiyo yatiri kuda . Ukatarisa dzimwe nyika chaidzo China inotaura mutauro wayo mumatare avo ,USA mutauro vavo touya kuZimbabwe chirungu neuyo waurikuti Ratini.
      Hatichada zvese izvo zvinoratidza kuti tichirikutongwa.

  4. Osiel Tendayi Chakawuya Reply

    Why didn’t the court institute the recounting without having to wait for Chamisa’s lawyers to ask? In all fairness that would have been the fairest thing to do. If the constitution does not have that then it should be amended.

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