Report on the coverage of the Makoni West and Bulawayo mayoral elections 1-16 September 2001 by Dumisani Gandhi

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Published by Media Monitoring Project Zimbabwe in [Harare] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Zimbabwe,
  • Makoni West,
  • Bulawayo

Subjects:

  • Mayors -- Zimbabwe -- Makoni West -- Election.,
  • Mayors -- Zimbabwe -- Bulawayo -- Election.,
  • Mayors -- Election -- Press coverage -- Zimbabwe -- Case studies.

Edition Notes

Cover title.

Book details

StatementDumisani Gandhi & Eric Matingo.
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsMatingo, Eric., Media Monitoring Project Zimbabwe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJS7643.9.M35 G36 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination29 leaves :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3985562M
LC Control Number2001313943

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Report on the coverage of the Makoni West and Bulawayo mayoral electio. BULAWAYO MAYORAL AND MAKONI WEST BY ELECTIONS Coverage of the Bulawayo mayoral and municipal elections and the Makoni West by-election was largely overshadowed by the Abuja summit.

Reports focussed mostly on political violence and ZANU PF's vote-buying gimmick disguised as government policy meant to empower. The assault preceded mayoral elections in Masvingo. On 21 May, ZANU (PF) supporters and riot police injured an unnamed male Masvingo resident.

Riot Police fought MDC youths who formed a human shield against an advancing ZANU (PF) group. The violence occurred in the aftermath of the Masvingo mayoral election, which resulted in an MDC victory. News reports on Monday quoted the country's main opposition - the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) - as accusing the ruling Zanu PF party of "massive rigging" and of harassing MDC members during the Makoni West by-election and a mayoral poll in the country's second city, Bulawayo.

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MDC-T today withdrew its application to compel the Ministry of Local Government, Urban and Rural Development to allow non-councilors to stand as mayoral candidates after realising that they had. The state media confined its reports of political violence to attacks against alleged ZANU PF supporters in Bulawayo and Makoni West, but ignored attacks on the opposition.

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The Zanu PF group pulled down the posters then went on to attack the MDC group. They were told that Makoni West was a no go area for the MDC. Mutare South, 20 February A group of soldiers attacked MDC officials who were coming from Masvingo where the MDC had launched its election campaign for the general elections.

The MDC. The SADC Observer Mission to the elections noted several anomalies that run against the grain of the principles of democratic elections within the southern African region but still endorsed.

In Bulawayo, MDC-T had nominated Mr Mandla Nyathi for the mayor's post. The three are not elected councillors, but the law stipulates that mayors can only come from elected councillors. The September by-elections in Makoni West and Chikomba and the mayoral elections in Bulawayo were blighted by violence.

Commercial farm invasions continued. The abduction and murder of war veteran leader Cain Nkala in November fuelled numerous retaliatory attacks by war veterans and ZANU PF supporters in the Bulawayo area and rumours of a.

Goromonzi, Makoni East, Mberengwa West, Mount Darwin South, and Murehwa North. The. Makoni West. election petition was completed but did not yield a verdict due to the death of the Zanu (PF) Minister of Defence, Moven Mahachi, in an auto accident in May.

A by-election was conducted in Makoni East in Postponed Election Petitions. "Cde Midzi has always been a candidate since when he lost to Elias Mudzuri in the mayoral elections and then lost to (Elijah) Jembere in the elections. may stand in Makoni West.

Zimbabwe: Mayoral Elections Live Blog The Herald, 16 September - Proceedings have started for Makoni RDC with the District Admistartor Mr William Mashava addressing the 39.

Makoni who defied the ruling party to run as an independent, and Mugabe, who has held power since independence from Britain in The nation's rural population has traditionally voted for Mugabe in previous elections, which critics, including Tsvangirai, say were flawed.

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Several observer missions to Zimbabwe’s harmonised elections have given thumbs up to the polls and made some recommendations on how the country can improve the process in the future.

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Ambition. Mr Makoni denied reports that he has ambitions to become the future president, claiming that he just wants to "serve my country as best I can". MMPZ, () Media Under Siege: Report on Media Coverage of the Presidential and Mayoral Elections in Zimbabwe, Ha rare, Media Monitoring Project of Zimbabwe.

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We desperately need a new direction. Any friend of Zimbabwe will agree that the confusion is a product of the "Zanufication" of national political discourse. The principles of Zimbabwe’s electoral system, as defined by the constitution, state that elections must be held regularly. The supreme charter of the land underlines the need for elections to conform to principles of peace, freeness, fairness, secrecy, universal adult suffrage and equality of votes, and be free from violence and electoral malpractices.

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The southern African nation of Zimbabwe has had only one leader since escaping white minority rule 28 years ago: Robert Mugabe. But he faces a serious threat in Saturday's elections. I went back and forth, between Harare and Bulawayo, until all the campaign materials were safely stored in Bulawayo.

Then, I bid goodbye to my dad and moved to our campaign base in Bulawayo. Two or three weeks later, Prof came through and everyone stayed in Bulawayo for a short while. Later on, the whole team moved to a big house in Tsholotsho.

The opposition MDC won two mayoral elections during the year and three in War veterans and security forces established base camps in Bikita West, Bindura, Makoni West, and Chikomba from which they reportedly beat and intimidated opposition supporters (see Section 1.c.).

Presidential elections will be held Saturday in Zimbabwe. President Robert Mugabe faces his toughest opposition during his 28 years in power as.

in Bulawayo. The report warns Zuma that the democratic space in Zimbabwe continues to shrink. Police have proscribed MDC rallies and political activities, says the report. “Recently, the Prime Minister toured some parts of the country to assess the levels of poverty.

Zimbabwe’s first democratic elections in also held ethnic undertones. Mugabe and ZANU recorded landslide victories in the Shona-dominated provinces of Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland West and Masvingo, and won the election; but Joshua Nkomo’s ZAPU won majority seats in the Matabeleland provinces dominated by the Ndebele.

The second round of voting in the Zimbabwean presidential election of was held between Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai after the first round failed to produce a 50% majority for either candidate.

The election process was marred by violence against and intimidation of voters and party workers, which eventually led to the withdrawal of Tsvangirai from the poll. Ahead of Saturday's presidential election in Zimbabwe, Heidi Holland, author of Dinner with Mugabe, explains her theory of how Zimbabwe's leader of .Zimbabwe (/ z ɪ m ˈ b ɑː b w eɪ,-w i /), officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia, is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and capital and largest city is second largest city is Bulawayo.A country of roughly 14 million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official.

CONCERNED by the reports of alleged murder, torture, rape, arson and looting that took place after the harmonized elections of 29 March FURTHER CONCERNED by levels of lawlessness, abuse of the rule of law and abuse of state institutions in this violence.

NOW, THEREFORE, THIS HOUSE RESOLVES THAT.

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