ZEC has invited the media and Observers to apply for accreditation ahead of the by-election scheduled for 26 March 2022.
The electoral board urged the media and Observers to submit their applications To ZEC Head Office before the 22nd of March
Below is the Full Statement By Acting Chief Elections Officer Zimbabwe Electoral Commission J P Chigidi
INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS TO OBSERVE 28 NATIONAL ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY AND 117 LOCAL AUTHORITY BY-ELECTIONS
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) hereby invites applications from observers and the media for accreditation to observe by-elections in respect of 28 National Assembly Constituencies as indicated in Proclamation No.1 of 2022 and 117 Local Authority Wards to be held on 26 March 2022.
All applications must be received at ZEC Head Office no later than 22 March 2022.
The accreditation of successful applicants shall be conducted between 8am and 5pm at Venues to be advised commencing 18 January 2022.
-Local Observers – US$ 10 or ZWL equivalent at prevailing Bank rate
-Observers from the continent of Africa -US$20
-Observers from foreign Embassies in Zimbabwe US$50
-Observers from any country outside Africa- US$100
-Zimbabwe media practitioners accredited with Zimbabwe Media Commission and working in Zimbabwe for foreign media houses US$50
-Zimbabwean local media practitioners accredited with the Zimbabwe Media Commission US$10 or ZWL equivalent at prevailing Bank rate
For further information please contact ZEC on +263-4-759130/774095/770340; Fax +263-4-781903/770660P Chigidi