Fresh voters’ roll headache for Zec

Section 21 (3) of the Electoral Act makes it mandatory for Zec to provide the voters’ roll to any person who requests it.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko 11h ago
Beekeeping revives forests, land in Zim
Beekeeping revives forests, land in Zim
Sixty-year-old Edna Murisa is one of the 200 women fighting to preserve the forests around the outlying Hurungwe district in the northwest of Zimbabwe.
By Nhau Mangirazi 12h ago
In Conversation with Trevor: In Conversation with Trevor
I mention abroad because there is a disconnect between central government and local government.
Graft short-changing people with disabilities
This year’s commemorations were held under the theme: "Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fueling an accessible and equitable world.”
By Staff Reporter 12h ago
Minister dragged into council graft scandal
Residents claimed Kazembe’s front men were instrumental in the reinstatement of the two council officials.
KFC defrauded of $1,6m by developer
The court heard that Nontandus has so far paid back $104 000 out of $1 698 188.46.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko 12h ago
Tough times beckon as prices soar
This has seen prices pegged in United States dollars steadily going up in recent weeks as more service providers price their products in forex to hedge against losses.
By Taurai Mangudhla 12h ago
Mnangangwa ‘wants to inject fear’
Critics said the proposed law will further close the democratic space as the country heads to the 2023 elections.
By Kenneth Nyangani Nov. 27, 2022
News in depth: Experiment gone wrong: Zupco urban transport monopoly dead in the water
Former speaker of Parliament Lovemore Moyo told The Standard that the Zupco monopoly project was always destined for failure.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 27, 2022
Chiredzi farmers reeling from elephant raids
Murandu said villagers are forced to invest most of their time and resources in protecting their crops from the marauding elephants with little success.
By Nokuthaba Dlamini Nov. 27, 2022
9-year-old impregnated by 13-year-old, police say
Police yesterday said the DNA results have cleared the father of any wrongdoing.
By Staff Reporter Nov. 27, 2022
Researchers unearth shocking drug use trend
The findings also revealed worrying statistics on gender-based violence (GBV) cases around the country.
By Jairos Saunyama Nov. 27, 2022
Bigwigs linked to exam paper leaks
Harare police provincial intelligence officer Superintendent Vigai Maunganidze appeared in court recently after he was allegeldy caught with a UZ law examination paper.
By Nqobani Ndlovu and Priviledge Gumbodete Nov. 27, 2022
7 arrested over terrorism, banditry, sabotage claims
The seven are now seeking bail at the High Court.
By Desmond Chingarande Nov. 27, 2022
NRZ suspends urban commuter trains
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government reintroduced the urban commuter trains popularly known as freedom trains in November 2020.
By Problem Masau Nov. 27, 2022
Two-year kombi ban hits owners hard
Moyo once threatened to unleash the army on kombi operators.
By Nizbert Moyo Nov. 27, 2022
MPs challenged to push for humane drug policies
Ruth Labode in her speech read by Daniel Fortune Molekele at a recent capacity building workshop for legislators on evidence-based drug policy reform organised by the ZCLDN in Harare.
By Nobuhle Maplanka Nov. 26, 2022
Chamisa issues 2023 poll warning
Chamisa told The Standard in an exclusive interview that if Zec failed to provide a credible voters’ roll, the party would be left with no option, but to withdraw from the polls.
By Miriam Mangwaya Nov. 20, 2022
Moyo probes Chitungwiza councillors
Moyo said Chitungwiza Municipality would bear costs of the inquiry.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko Nov. 20, 2022
Jonathan Moyo: Why we apologised to Zanu PF
Moyo and Zhuwao’s letter has sparked speculation that the two are also plotting a return to the ruling party.
By Priveledge Gumbodete Nov. 20, 2022
News in depth: Exclusive: Chamisa speaks on 2023 polls prospects, accepting results
Opposition parties have won in Zambia, Malawi and most recently in Lesotho.
By Miriam Mangwaya Nov. 20, 2022
In Conversation with Trevor: ‘Mental health is not just psychosis’
“Mental health is not psychosis, it is not something as dramatic as that all the time.”
By In Conversation With Trevor Nov. 20, 2022
39 school kids arrested over Byo ‘sex party’
Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said they were still conducting further investigations when contacted for comment yesterday.
By Staff Reporter Nov. 20, 2022
Governments urged to come up with punitive measures for crimes against journalists
“As a way forward, we implore our governments to take the UNPA (UN Plan of Action) and localise it into their national legal frameworks.”
By Own Correspondent Nov. 20, 2022
89 farm invaders kicked out, fined
The suspects were found guilty after they settled without proper documentation in the area currently used as a cattle ranch by a private player.
By Nhau Mangirazi Nov. 20, 2022
CCC raises alarm over new tough electoral law
CCC leader Nelson Chamisa told The Standard yesterday that the new law was introduced without consultations and that there were chances it could be abused by Zanu PF.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko and Priveledge Gumbodete Nov. 19, 2022
Frank Buyanga’s woes mount
Buyanga was arrested in South Africa on November 10 on charges of child trafficking, immigration violations, forgery and contempt of court.
By Staff Reporter Nov. 19, 2022