African states give ZEC thumbs up

The Herald

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter
Barely three weeks after the July 30 harmonised elections, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) and Zimbabwe at large, are already receiving accolades from fellow African countries for conducting the recent polls in a professional manner.

Further, the countries are keen to learn from ZEC with a view to implementing the experiences in their own electoral systems.

One such country that has expressed interest to learn from ZEC is Ethiopia which is preparing for its general elections due in 2020.

The admiration and honour of ZEC at such a high level flies in the face of a court challenge by MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa, who is questioning the credibility of the electoral body and accusing it of conniving with zanu-pf to rig the elections in…

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