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PF elections: What they said
Mujuru’s biggest challenge will be to ensure that she is still
alive by the time they have their congress next year otherwise the
presidency is now in her handbag.” Chalton Hwende, MDC-T National
not matter whether the elections were chaotic or not. What is important
is that Mother [Mujuru] is now as good as the next President.”
A loyalist to Vice President Joice Mujuru being quoted by a local
the politburo agreed was disregarded. They are in charge of the
whole process and created their own registers in order to disenfranchise
rival supporters,” Zanu-PF member of a faction calling itself
Mugabe Five Year Team.
is maximum co-operation from CIO and police.” Dzikamai Mavhaire
(Energy Minister on the Central Intelligence Organisation, Police,
District Administrator’s office and war veterans being roped
in to facilitate the voting process.
a disaster because people were not able to exercise their democratic
right to choose their preferred candidates,” Sanyati senator,
Blessing Runesu Geza, who was contesting the Mashonaland West provincial
not know who tampered with the voters roll in Harare.” Killian
Sibanda, who was contesting elections in Bulawayo.
incidences are you talking about? The elections have gone according
to plan and we have not received any reports of disturbances.”
Zanu-PF party secretary for administration, Didymus Mutasa.
on course and I am going to win. The elections are going on well
and we should have all results in Harare by end of day today.”
Zanu-PF Harare provincial chairman, Amos Midzi.
making the necessary arrangements so that everyone who has a right
to vote will do so. I have not received any reports of problems
so far.” Zanu-PF Harare provincial chairman, Amos Midzi.
is the only democratic party in Zimbabwe capable of holding democratic
elections. There will be no problems and I can assure you of that.”
Zanu-PF activist Gabriel Chaibva.
not accept the results because there were a lot of irregularities
in the election process, for example there are some party structures
in areas such as Gutu and Bikita that were arbitrarily disbanded,
meaning that some people who were supposed to vote ended up not
voting.” Losing candidate for the chairmanship in Masvingo,
there were problems here and there in the election process, but
the problems did not have any impact on the outcome of the elections.
There may have been arguments, but we managed to overcome the problems
and successfully conducted the elections,” Nicholas Goche
(MP) and Zanu-PF Team Leader
aware that some inconveniences could have been caused by inadequate
provision of transport, late arrival of ballot papers and inaccuracies
in some registers. Corrective measures were promptly taken where
applicable. I commend the team leaders for taking such responsibility.”
Zanu-PF National Chairman Simon Khaya Moyo.
there is no official complaint and I hope those who lost will accept
the results and cooperate with the winners for the development of
the party,” he said. David Parirenyatwa, who supervised the
Matabeleland South elections
registers that were used in the elections were not the correct ones,
they were tempered with and, therefore, I do not accept the outcome
and I will soon be writing a letter to the national party leadership
expressing why these results should not stand.’’ Losing
candidate for the chairmanship in Masvingo, Ailes Baloyi.
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