Early hours of 15th November 2017, Zimbabwe Defence Forces spokesperson Sibusiso Moyo announced the military takeover. He said they were after people around President Robert Gabriel Mugabe who had caused "Social & Economic suffering" to bring them to justice.
Currently in Zimbabwe the Army is in control of certain streets in the capital as well as the state run broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC).
BVR KITS FAIL TO SUBMIT STATISTICS FROM OVER 700 CENTERS OF THE COUNTRY
The total number of Bio metric kits stands at 2697 across Zimbabwe. The number of centers that are not submitting daily seem to be increasing according to the daily update report by the election commission. As of today the 8th November 2017 the centers which have not submitted are at 716 while 1981 sent in their submissions. As Zimbabwe Election Commission releases it’s daily report the number of declined registration members continues to increase making the figure 44,641 to date.
NUMBER OF UNREGISTERED VOTERS CONTINUE TO INCREASE
Numbers are rising each day for unregistered voters according to Zimbabwe election commissions (ZEC), end of day reports. The number stands at 44,081 persons who have been turned away from voter registration centers across the country as at close of business on 7th November 2017. Reasons for being turned away, include but are not limited to persons being perceived as ‘aliens’, not having proof of residence, defaced identity documents or being under age.
43,307 aspiring voters turned away from registration
Some 43,307 persons have been turned away from voter registration centers across the country as at close of business on 6th November 2017 according to figures released by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC). Reasons for being turned away, include but are not limited to persons being perceived as ‘aliens’, not having proof of residence, defaced identity documents or being under age.
5th November 2017
Grace Mugabe addressed a large gathering of the Apostolic Faith church members in the capital, Harare at Rufaro stadium. Dr Mugabe urged churches to unite & asked congregants to pray for their leadership, President Mugabe in particular.
The Apostolic religious sect assured the First lady of backing President Mugabe during the upcoming elections in 2018.
31st October 2017 - DAY 6
After oppositions successful bid to overturn the results of the August 2017election in Kenya, the they withdrew from the re-run on 26th October 2017 as new reforms were not made by the Election Commission IEBC, the new polls would be neither free nor fair said Odinga.
31st October 2017 - DAY 5
The Election Commissions Chairman said elections were free & fair but just days before he made it clear at a press conference he would not be able to guarantee fair polls. 12 million voters stayed away from voting in support of the opposition.