Voter apathy continues to mar by elections

Observer findings helped Zesn’s assessments in determining whether elections adhered to the set legal framework.
By Amh Voices May. 5, 2024

CSOs call for reforms on Independence Day

Several organisations yesterday called on the government and political parties to establish an environment conducive to upholding the basic tenets of democracy.
By Priveledge Gumbodete and Brent Shamu Apr. 19, 2024

Teach supporters patience: Zesn

In a report after the elections, Zesn commended authorities, adding that the political environment was calm and peaceful.
By Priviledge Gumbodete Apr. 9, 2024

News in depth: Fresh Mnangagwa power retention scheme through constitutional amendments raises dust

The government recently signalled that it will propose constitutional amendments that will significantly alter Zimbabwe’s electoral processes.
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Priviledge Gumbodete Mar. 31, 2024

Proposed electoral changes retrogressive, says Zesn

Zesn said the move would compromise the independence of Zec by allowing separate government bodies to perform roles directly linked to the commission’s duties.
By Priveledge Gumbodete Mar. 28, 2024

Underrepresentation of women in politics a systemic challenge

Zimbabwe is a signatory to various gender equality frameworks at both regional and international levels.
By Amh Voices Mar. 10, 2024

Underrepresentation of women in Zim politics a systemic challenge: Zesn

 Zesn said this in a statement Friday as the world today celebrated International Women's Day running under the theme “Inspire Inclusion.”
By Priviledge Gumbodete Mar. 8, 2024

Zimbos vote for personalities: Zesn

In its by-election report, Zesn said the elections exposed Zimbabweans’ preference for individualised politics.
By Priveledge Gumbodete Feb. 12, 2024

Amend constitution to end arbitrary recalls

 Nomination of candidates overall saw a reduction in competition for constituency seats by candidates, who lodged their nomination papers.
By Amh Voices Feb. 11, 2024