DASHBOARD: MGCINI MADLELA
1010: Interestly, in Chegutu East Zanu-PF has submitted two names with former Mash West provincial minister Cde Webster Shamu and youth league provincial chairman Cde Vengai Musengi being announced as candidates for Zanu-PF.
1000: Beitbridge: There are two nomination courts for local government elections for beitbridge. The district has 21 wards ( 6 urban and 15 rural)
0945: Opposition parties candidates in Mashonaland West hail ZEC&x27;s Nomination Court process. CODE senetorial candidate Mr Ezeria George Horwe said the process is fair and there has been no violence and intimidation witnessed yet. They also expect the coming harmonised elections to be free and fair judging on the nomination court proceedings.
0942: ZEC provincial elections officer Mr Austin Ndlovu started proceedings announcing the list of House of Assembly candidates and all Zanu-PF candidates have already submitted their papers. Mr Ndlovu indicated that the list had all candidates who submitted their nomination papers earlier urging those still to submit to do so. Overall results of those who would have succeeded of failed to be announced at 4pm. Candidates are just filing their papers before leaving and will return at 4pm.
0926: The nomination court for House of Assembly has set at the Rotten Row Magistrates court. The presiding officer is calling out names of the candidates from different political parties. MDC-T’s Jessy Majome filed as an independent. Matabeleland South Nomination Court for 13 National Assembly constituencies and Senatorial candidates and provincial councils is sitting at the Gwanda Magistrates Court.
0923: In Masvingo Province the Nomination Court for Senate,House of Assembly, Provincial Council and Women&x27;s quota is sitting at the Masvingo Magistrates court.The nomination court for Masvingo City Council election is sitting at the Civic Centre boardroom.
0915: In Chiredzi the Nomination Court for aspiring rural and urban councillors seats at Chiredzi Town Council Boardroom. Candidates from various political parties are already waiting outside the court. In Kadoma the Nomination court for aspiring rural and urban councillors seats for Sanyati and Kadoma seats at Kadoma Town House Council Chambers. Proceedings have just commenced.
0912: In Midlands Province , the Nomination Court for Senatorial, House of Assembly, Provincial Council and Women&x27;s Quota is sitting in the Midlands Capital – Gweru at Gweru Magistrates Court. The programme is expected to start at 10am. For the urban and rural district councils, the aspiring candidates are submitting their papers at the various council offices across the province.
0910: In Mashonaland West, the Nomination Court for Senatorial, House of Assembly, Provincial Council and Women&x27;s Quota is sitting in Chinhoyi at the Civil Court. The programme is expected to start at 10am. For the urban and rural district councils, the aspiring candidates are submitting their papers at the various council offices across the province.
0900: Aspiring candidates for the 2018 harmonised elections have today thronged the Nomination Court to file their papers.
Rural local government elections candidates will be submitting their documents at the beitbridge rural district council boardroom. Those contesting urban ward are submitting at the municipality chambers. A handful of candidates are already waiting for the nomination court to open.