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The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has announced that it will provide comprehensive information regarding the printing and distribution of ballot papers for the upcoming harmonized elections by the end of the day on Saturday.

This decision comes in response to an application filed by the opposition group, Citizens Coalition for Change, which sought to compel the electoral body to disclose crucial details concerning the ballot papers.

In its application, the Citizens Coalition for Change requested ZEC to reveal pertinent information regarding the printing process, distribution logistics, and serial numbers of the ballot papers scheduled for use in the August 23 elections. The opposition group stressed the importance of transparency and accountability in the electoral process, aiming to ensure the integrity and fairness of the upcoming elections.

The electoral body, recognizing the significance of addressing these concerns, has responded by agreeing to provide the requested information. ZEC has assured the applicants that they will receive a comprehensive report detailing the entire process of ballot printing and distribution. The disclosure is aimed at satisfying the transparency requirements and fostering trust in the electoral process.

However, the electoral body has made it clear that if the provided information fails to meet the applicants’ satisfaction, the matter will be further deliberated on August 21, just two days before the elections. This signifies the commitment of ZEC to address any outstanding concerns and to ensure a fair and credible electoral process.

As the election date draws nearer, both political parties and citizens alike eagerly anticipate the disclosure of this crucial information. The transparency of the electoral process is essential in upholding democratic principles and maintaining public confidence in the outcome of the elections.

The Citizens Coalition for Change’s application serves as a reminder of the importance of open and transparent electoral processes, which are crucial for fostering trust and confidence in the democratic system. As Zimbabwe approaches the August 23 harmonized elections, all eyes will be on subsequent steps taken by the electoral body to ensure a smooth and credible electoral process that reflects the will of the people.

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