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Report on post election review and prospects for electoral reform in Zimbabwe

ZESN/EISA Electoral Reforms Conference (2009 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe)

Report on post election review and prospects for electoral reform in Zimbabwe

a conference co-hosted by the Zimbabwe Election Support Network [ZESN] and the Electoral Institute of Southern Africa [EISA] : Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 28-29 April 2009

by ZESN/EISA Electoral Reforms Conference (2009 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe)

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Published by ZESN, EISA in Harare, Johannesburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesPost election review and prospects for electoral reform in Zimbabwe, Promoting democratic elections in Zimbabwe, Post election review & prospects for electoral reform in Zimbabwe
ContributionsZimbabwe Election Support Network, Electoral Institute of Southern Africa
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ2929.A5 Z47 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24555242M
ISBN 109780797440173
LC Control Number2010323321
OCLC/WorldCa609106683

The Threat of “Normalising” Authoritarian Rule in Zimbabwe. By Brian Raftopoulos. Since the end of the Global Political Agreement (GPA) in , a SADC facilitated settlement that sought to move Zimbabwe out of the legitimacy crisis of the widely discredited elections of , Mugabe’s Zanu PF has been battling to find ways to re-engage Western Governments and the international financial.   In spite these challenges, Nigeria’s third national elections since the country returned to democratic rule were held on April 14 , with widespread election malpractice a fact affirmed by the elected President Yar’adua (late) in his inaugural speech and promised to undertake an electoral reform (Africa Report No. , March

Abstract. Elections abound in Africa. In the decade –, 44 elections were conducted in sub-Saharan Africa, and from to , 26 presidential and 28 parliamentary elections were held on the continent (UNECA, 17).Author: Said Adejumobi. The Electoral Integrity Project focuses on why elections fails and what can be done about this. The Project is an independent academic study with a research team based at the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Transition and reform appear stalemated in Zimbabwe. Pro-found deficits remain in implementation of the Global Po-litical Agreement (GPA) signed by Zimbabwe’s three main political parties in September Prospects are remote for engaging core security a nd law-and-order concerns be-fore elections that are anticipated within twenty months. This chapter establishes the relationship between state fragility and the country’s Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) electoral system. The MMP was introduced as a conflict management mechanism but was exploited by political actors, in the election, at two levels: the procedural and the behavioural : Oscar Gakuo Mwangi.


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