The Parliament of Zimbabwe has announced that 32 individuals have been shortlisted to be interviewed for the six (6) commissioner vacant posts at the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC). In a statement seen by Pindula News, the Parliament said the interviews are set to be held on Friday 17 June. Reads the statement:
ZIMBABWE ELECTORAL COMMISSION (ZEC) PUBLIC INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY 17 JUNE 2022
The Committee on Standing Rules and Orders (CSRO) of the Parliament of Zimbabwe is mandated in terms of sections 237 and 238 of the Constitution, to nominate candidates for appointment by His Excellency. the President, to serve as Commissioners on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) as provided for in Chapter 12 of the Constitution.
The Committee on Standing Rules and Orders called on the public to nominate persons to be considered for appointment to six (6) vacancies in the Commission whose functions and person specifications are outlined under Section 239 of the Constitution. The nominations closed on the 11th of February 2022. The six (6) vacancies will arise after the 6th of July 2022 due to the expiry of the term of office for 6 current Commissioners, four (4) females and two (2) males.
The Parliament of Zimbabwe received seventy-two (72) nominations. fifty (50) males and twenty-two (22) females. by the closing date. The Committee on Standing Rules and Orders met on Friday 20 May 2022 to consider the suitability of the nominees to serve on this Commission.
The following thirty-two (32) shortlisted candidates are now advised to attend interviews in public on Friday, 17th of June, 2022. The venue is the SENATE Chamber. Ground Floor. Parliament Building corner Third Street and Kwame NkrumahAvenue. Harare.
NO. FULL NAME GENDER INTERVIEW TIME SLOT 1 CHIGWAMBA, CONSTANCE. Mrs. FEMALE 09:00 HOURS 2 CHITAKA, PATRICK. Eng. MALE 09:15 HOURS 3 GAVA, JESTINA. Mrs. FEMALE 09:30 HOURS 4 GUSHA, MANDIDA. Ms. FEMALE 09:45 HOURS 5 HATINAHAMA, BRENDA. Ms. FEMALE 10:00 HOURS 6 KUNDIDZORA, NGONI. Dr. MALE 10:15HOURS 7 MADAKE, FLORENCE RWIDZAI. Mrs. FEMALE 10:30 HOURS TEA BREAK – 1045HOURS – 1100HOURS 8 MAKOTA, DENICAH. Ms. FEMALE 11:00 HOURS 9 MALINGA, WAYNE. Dr. MALE 11:15 HOURS 10 MANHIVI, SHEPHARD. Mr. MALE 11:30 HOURS 11 MAPINGIRE, TODD. Mr. MALE 11:45 HOURS 12 MARANGO, NYEMBESI. Mrs. FEMALE 1200 HOURS 13 MARIMA, EUNICE. Rev. FEMALE 1215 HOURS 14 MHANDU, JOSHUA, Mr. MALE 1230 HOURS 15 MPOFU, CATHERINE, Ms. FEMALE 1245 HOURS
16 AMBROSE, ABIGAIL NEE-MOHADI. Mrs. FEMALE 1400 HOURS 17 MTUNZI, NKOSANA. Mr. MALE 1415 HOURS 18 MUNENGE, MAXWELL DODO. Mr. MALE 1430 HOURS 19 MUNODAWAFA, JULIAS. Mr. MALE 1445 HOURS 20 MUNSAKA, EDSON. Dr. MALE 1500 HOURS 21 MURUTARE, ROSEWITA. Ms. FEMALE 1515 HOURS 22 MUSARA, EMMANUEL. Mr. MALE 1530 HOURS 23 MUSIMBE, MELODY SIBUSISIWE. Mrs. FEMALE 1545 HOURS 24 NDEBELE, KHUMBULA. Mr. MALE 1600 HOURS AFTERNOON TEA BREAK – 1615 HOURS – 1630 HOURS 25 NDLOVU, NKULULEKO. Mr. MALE 1645 HOURS 26 NGWENYA, KHOLWANI. Mr. MALE 1700 HOURS 27 NYAMUKACHI, EARNEST. Mr. MALE 1715 HOURS 28 NZVENGA, JANE NEE-MBETU. Mrs. FEMALE 1730 HOURS 29 SANDE, JAQUELINE. Ms. FEMALE 1745 HOURS 30 SHAVA, KUDZAI. Mr. MALE 1800 HOURS 31 SYATIMBULA, LOT. Mr. MALE 1815 HOURS 32 TSABORA, JAMES. Dr. MALE 1830 HOURS
All the above-shortlisted candidates are advised to be at Parliament Building by no later than 07:30hrs on the day of the interviews and proceed to the National Assembly Chamber, All nominees should be seated in the National Assembly Chamber by 08:00hours. The interviews will be conducted in line with COVID-19 regulations and protocols. All unvaccinated candidates will be required to bring a negative COVID-19 certificate issued within 48 hours prior to the interviews.
The CSRO would like to thank all those who positively responded to the call to nominate candidates and the nominated candidates who gave their consent to offer themselves to serve on this Commission. As has become the norm with these processes, and due to COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines, the Committee would like to cordially extend an open invitation to all members of the public and interested stakeholders to follow and witness the interviews on television, through Facebook live on Parliament of Zimbabwe or on our Twitter handle @Parliamentzim or as to be advised through our website www.parlzim.gov.zw on Friday, 17th of June 2022.