Rita Makarau

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Rita Makarau said : "If you are not at home, you will not vote. The devil is in the law. Change the law," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 13, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "There is no secret at all. I am only focusing on the big event (next year's elections) and remaining professional. I believe I don't need to stop and argue with everyone," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 25, 2017 4:27:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "When I was speaking to him (Mugabe), I was speaking to him in his capacity as the head of State," "I think what people forget is that in 2013 I also spoke to the then prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai, no questions were raised about that. I speak to any office bearer in my capacity as commissioner of Zec" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 25, 2017 4:27:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Whatever we do, let's not cause alarm and despondency. Let's not say things that are incorrect... we all want the electorate to vote and be able to participate freely and that they be heard," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 25, 2017 4:27:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “I have been brought up to say that when you are speaking to someone older than you, you kneel down. That’s how I have been brought up and it was difficult for me to change just like that when he called me to his side,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, September 22, 2017 9:56:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said ( about Centre ) : “We are here to make the first citizen register as the first voter,” “He is the president and the first citizen and that is all we are respecting. But all the other political parties, we invited them, they can also come (to the Harare International Conference Centre)” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:44:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “We had to launch the BVR process in two parts and the first part took longer than expected. But our sincere apologies,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:44:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said ( about Centre ) : "We are here to make the first citizen register as the first voter," "He is the president and the first citizen and that is all we are respecting. But all the other political parties, we invited them, they can also come (to the Harare International Conference Centre)" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 15, 2017 6:45:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “We advised the president on that proclamation and there is no variance (with our state of preparedness),” “We are commencing voter registration on September 14 (as proclaimed by Mugabe) but the intensive one will start in mid October when we have received the rest of the kits (and when we have trained the officials who will use them),” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “The Supreme Court of Kenya has decided to set aside the presidential elections in that country for no reasons other than the elections were not conducted in accordance with the law,” “I therefore cannot overemphasise the need for us to always follow instructions. We give you instruction based on the law because we want to conduct our elections in accordance with the law” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 5, 2017 4:34:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau argued : "An inquiry into the jurisdiction of this honourable court to hear and determine the present application is, in my respectful view, one of the legal questions arising in this matter that requires exploration by this honourable court," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 11, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "can that polling station cater to all persons incarcerated at the prison facility who are eligible to vote in light of the proviso to section 51(2) of the Electoral Act?" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 11, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “The public is hereby notified, in terms of section 39 (7) (a) of the Electoral Act that Revayi Muguti, a registered voter in ward 15 of Harare Municipality, of 14, 21st Crescent, Warren Park, Harare Metropolitan Province, Harare who was nominated by the MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai to fill the vacancy in the party-list members of the National Assembly that occurred following the death of Ronia Bunjira, has been appointed as a party-list member of the National Assembly with effect from the date of this notice,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 7, 2017 4:48:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Zec was leaving it to the political parties to formulate the committees' terms of reference" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 27, 2017 5:57:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Zec was leaving it to the political parties to formulate the committees' terms of reference" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 27, 2017 4:49:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Until there is that legal framework governing the diaspora vote, people in the diaspora will not be able to vote where they currently reside" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 20, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Until there is that legal framework governing the diaspora vote, people in the diaspora will not be able to vote where they currently reside" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 20, 2016 3:17:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Until there is that legal framework governing the diaspora vote, people in the diaspora will not be able to vote where they currently reside" External link

allafrica Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:06:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Nothing can stop people in the Diaspora to vote as long as they come back," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 16, 2016 3:37:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Physical presence is mandatory for every Zimbabwean above 18 who wants to be registered and vote," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 16, 2016 3:37:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Nothing can stop people in the Diaspora to vote as long as they come back," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:11:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Physical presence is mandatory for every Zimbabwean above 18 who wants to be registered and vote," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:11:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “Nothing can stop people in the Diaspora to vote as long as they come back,” External link

newzimbabwe Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:22:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “Physical presence is mandatory for every Zimbabwean above 18 who wants to be registered and vote,” External link

newzimbabwe Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:22:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau argues : "The parties are arguing that members of ZEC, who were formerly military personnel, should be fired; but they have contracts of employment. We need valid reasons why we should terminate their contracts because we are a country that abides by the rule of law," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 20, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "We are going to come up with a new [biometric] voters' roll for 2018," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:38:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "We are going to come up with a new [biometric] voters' roll for 2018," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 13, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "It is there in the Constitution but we have not just been implementing it. We are now forming the committee and implementing it in the upcoming Norton-by election," External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 5, 2016 11:06:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau argued : “an Act of Parliament must provide for the conduct of elections and referendums,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:38:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau argued : “an Act of Parliament must provide for the conduct of elections and referendums,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 20, 2015 4:09:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “Yes, we are in exclusive control of voter registration because that is a right given to us by the law. We will come with our own voters’ roll and it will be up to the people and yourselves to judge us, to say we have done a good job or not,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1:52:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “We have started off with a pilot project for these tow constituencies and the by-elections. It is our hope that once we have gotten it right in the two constituencies, then we will roll out a nationwide programme to register voters throughout the country,” External link

thezimbabwean Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1:16:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairperson15.88%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
justice37.86%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
chairperson justice16.64%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
secretary justice6.41%EN11/20/201720/11/2017
chairman for zimbabwe electroal commission0.31%EN11/06/201706/11/2017
zimbabwe electoral commission chairperson2.14%EN09/15/201715/09/2017
electoral commission chairperson0.61%EN09/15/201715/09/2017
chairperson of zec0.15%EN09/02/201702/09/2017
chairperson of the zimbabwe0.61%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
acting secretary justice0.46%EN07/25/201725/07/2017
secretary4.73%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
judge justice0.15%EN04/16/201716/04/2017
chairwoman1.37%EN03/22/201722/03/2017
head4.43%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
boss0.31%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
secretary for judicial services commission0.61%EN01/16/201716/01/2017
electoral commission justice0.46%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
zimbabwe electoral commission justice0.46%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
chief justice0.61%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
judicial service commission justice0.15%EN06/14/201614/06/2016
director0.61%EN03/15/201515/03/2015
judicial service commission secretary1.22%EN02/18/201518/02/2015
judge2.29%EN11/19/201319/11/2013
chairwoman of the zimbabwe0.46%EN08/01/201301/08/2013
chief1.07%EN07/31/201331/07/2013
Names Lang Count
Rita MakarauEN61.78%
Rita MakarauFR19.05%
Rita MakarauPT19.05%
Rita MakarauSA0.12%


 
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Obert Gutu observed ( about Rita Makarau ) : “But from the president’s proclamation you can see that it’s a game where players just want to come from their homes and straight onto the pitch without warming up,” “It’s obvious that Mugabe has a sinister agenda, which he is pushing and trying to put undue influence on Zec. You don’t have to be rocket scientist to see that. So now Zec is at pains to tally their projections with what Mugabe proclaimed. You could see that Makarau was at pains to be seen towing Mugabe’s line. You can almost feel the undue pressure,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora contends ( about Rita Makarau ) : “Curiously, 1st and 2nd respondents (Zec and Zec chairperson Rita Makarau) established voter registration centres even without the ‘robust and appropriate legislative intervention’ that was referred to by the 2nd respondent as recently as December 2014, as being a necessary precondition for the execution of credible voter registration and other electoral processes,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:38:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora contends ( about Rita Makarau ) : “Curiously, 1st and 2nd respondents (Zec and Zec chairperson Rita Makarau) established voter registration centres even without the ‘robust and appropriate legislative intervention’ that was referred to by the 2nd respondent as recently as December 2014, as being a necessary precondition for the execution of credible voter registration and other electoral processes,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 20, 2015 4:09:00 PM EAT

Obert Gutu said ( about Rita Makarau ) : “As men and women of honour and integrity, the MDC calls upon all commissioners of Zec; particularly the chairperson (Rita Makarau) who is a well respected jurist, to clearly refuse to be bastardised and to have their reputation soiled by the collapsing Zanu PF regime,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 27, 2015 3:03:00 PM EAT

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Rita Makarau

Last updated on 2017-10-10T02:07+0300.

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Rita Makarau said : "If you are not at home, you will not vote. The devil is in the law. Change the law," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 13, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "There is no secret at all. I am only focusing on the big event (next year's elections) and remaining professional. I believe I don't need to stop and argue with everyone," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 25, 2017 4:27:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "When I was speaking to him (Mugabe), I was speaking to him in his capacity as the head of State," "I think what people forget is that in 2013 I also spoke to the then prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai, no questions were raised about that. I speak to any office bearer in my capacity as commissioner of Zec" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 25, 2017 4:27:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Whatever we do, let's not cause alarm and despondency. Let's not say things that are incorrect... we all want the electorate to vote and be able to participate freely and that they be heard," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 25, 2017 4:27:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “I have been brought up to say that when you are speaking to someone older than you, you kneel down. That’s how I have been brought up and it was difficult for me to change just like that when he called me to his side,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, September 22, 2017 9:56:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said ( about Centre ) : “We are here to make the first citizen register as the first voter,” “He is the president and the first citizen and that is all we are respecting. But all the other political parties, we invited them, they can also come (to the Harare International Conference Centre)” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:44:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “We had to launch the BVR process in two parts and the first part took longer than expected. But our sincere apologies,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:44:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said ( about Centre ) : "We are here to make the first citizen register as the first voter," "He is the president and the first citizen and that is all we are respecting. But all the other political parties, we invited them, they can also come (to the Harare International Conference Centre)" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 15, 2017 6:45:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “We advised the president on that proclamation and there is no variance (with our state of preparedness),” “We are commencing voter registration on September 14 (as proclaimed by Mugabe) but the intensive one will start in mid October when we have received the rest of the kits (and when we have trained the officials who will use them),” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “The Supreme Court of Kenya has decided to set aside the presidential elections in that country for no reasons other than the elections were not conducted in accordance with the law,” “I therefore cannot overemphasise the need for us to always follow instructions. We give you instruction based on the law because we want to conduct our elections in accordance with the law” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 5, 2017 4:34:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau argued : "An inquiry into the jurisdiction of this honourable court to hear and determine the present application is, in my respectful view, one of the legal questions arising in this matter that requires exploration by this honourable court," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 11, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "can that polling station cater to all persons incarcerated at the prison facility who are eligible to vote in light of the proviso to section 51(2) of the Electoral Act?" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 11, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “The public is hereby notified, in terms of section 39 (7) (a) of the Electoral Act that Revayi Muguti, a registered voter in ward 15 of Harare Municipality, of 14, 21st Crescent, Warren Park, Harare Metropolitan Province, Harare who was nominated by the MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai to fill the vacancy in the party-list members of the National Assembly that occurred following the death of Ronia Bunjira, has been appointed as a party-list member of the National Assembly with effect from the date of this notice,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 7, 2017 4:48:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Zec was leaving it to the political parties to formulate the committees' terms of reference" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 27, 2017 5:57:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Zec was leaving it to the political parties to formulate the committees' terms of reference" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 27, 2017 4:49:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Until there is that legal framework governing the diaspora vote, people in the diaspora will not be able to vote where they currently reside" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 20, 2016 10:58:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Until there is that legal framework governing the diaspora vote, people in the diaspora will not be able to vote where they currently reside" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 20, 2016 3:17:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Until there is that legal framework governing the diaspora vote, people in the diaspora will not be able to vote where they currently reside" External link

allafrica Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:06:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Nothing can stop people in the Diaspora to vote as long as they come back," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 16, 2016 3:37:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Physical presence is mandatory for every Zimbabwean above 18 who wants to be registered and vote," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 16, 2016 3:37:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Nothing can stop people in the Diaspora to vote as long as they come back," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:11:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "Physical presence is mandatory for every Zimbabwean above 18 who wants to be registered and vote," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:11:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “Nothing can stop people in the Diaspora to vote as long as they come back,” External link

newzimbabwe Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:22:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “Physical presence is mandatory for every Zimbabwean above 18 who wants to be registered and vote,” External link

newzimbabwe Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:22:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau argues : "The parties are arguing that members of ZEC, who were formerly military personnel, should be fired; but they have contracts of employment. We need valid reasons why we should terminate their contracts because we are a country that abides by the rule of law," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 20, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "We are going to come up with a new [biometric] voters' roll for 2018," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:38:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "We are going to come up with a new [biometric] voters' roll for 2018," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 13, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : "It is there in the Constitution but we have not just been implementing it. We are now forming the committee and implementing it in the upcoming Norton-by election," External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 5, 2016 11:06:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau argued : “an Act of Parliament must provide for the conduct of elections and referendums,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:38:00 AM EAT

Rita Makarau argued : “an Act of Parliament must provide for the conduct of elections and referendums,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 20, 2015 4:09:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “Yes, we are in exclusive control of voter registration because that is a right given to us by the law. We will come with our own voters’ roll and it will be up to the people and yourselves to judge us, to say we have done a good job or not,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1:52:00 PM EAT

Rita Makarau said : “We have started off with a pilot project for these tow constituencies and the by-elections. It is our hope that once we have gotten it right in the two constituencies, then we will roll out a nationwide programme to register voters throughout the country,” External link

thezimbabwean Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1:16:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairperson15.88%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
justice37.86%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
chairperson justice16.64%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
secretary justice6.41%EN11/20/201720/11/2017
chairman for zimbabwe electroal commission0.31%EN11/06/201706/11/2017
zimbabwe electoral commission chairperson2.14%EN09/15/201715/09/2017
electoral commission chairperson0.61%EN09/15/201715/09/2017
chairperson of zec0.15%EN09/02/201702/09/2017
chairperson of the zimbabwe0.61%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
acting secretary justice0.46%EN07/25/201725/07/2017
secretary4.73%EN06/15/201715/06/2017
judge justice0.15%EN04/16/201716/04/2017
chairwoman1.37%EN03/22/201722/03/2017
head4.43%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
boss0.31%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
secretary for judicial services commission0.61%EN01/16/201716/01/2017
electoral commission justice0.46%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
zimbabwe electoral commission justice0.46%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
chief justice0.61%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
judicial service commission justice0.15%EN06/14/201614/06/2016
director0.61%EN03/15/201515/03/2015
judicial service commission secretary1.22%EN02/18/201518/02/2015
judge2.29%EN11/19/201319/11/2013
chairwoman of the zimbabwe0.46%EN08/01/201301/08/2013
chief1.07%EN07/31/201331/07/2013
Names Lang Count
Rita MakarauEN61.78%
Rita MakarauFR19.05%
Rita MakarauPT19.05%
Rita MakarauSA0.12%


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Obert Gutu observed ( about Rita Makarau ) : “But from the president’s proclamation you can see that it’s a game where players just want to come from their homes and straight onto the pitch without warming up,” “It’s obvious that Mugabe has a sinister agenda, which he is pushing and trying to put undue influence on Zec. You don’t have to be rocket scientist to see that. So now Zec is at pains to tally their projections with what Mugabe proclaimed. You could see that Makarau was at pains to be seen towing Mugabe’s line. You can almost feel the undue pressure,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:37:00 PM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora contends ( about Rita Makarau ) : “Curiously, 1st and 2nd respondents (Zec and Zec chairperson Rita Makarau) established voter registration centres even without the ‘robust and appropriate legislative intervention’ that was referred to by the 2nd respondent as recently as December 2014, as being a necessary precondition for the execution of credible voter registration and other electoral processes,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:38:00 AM EAT

Douglas Mwonzora contends ( about Rita Makarau ) : “Curiously, 1st and 2nd respondents (Zec and Zec chairperson Rita Makarau) established voter registration centres even without the ‘robust and appropriate legislative intervention’ that was referred to by the 2nd respondent as recently as December 2014, as being a necessary precondition for the execution of credible voter registration and other electoral processes,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 20, 2015 4:09:00 PM EAT

Obert Gutu said ( about Rita Makarau ) : “As men and women of honour and integrity, the MDC calls upon all commissioners of Zec; particularly the chairperson (Rita Makarau) who is a well respected jurist, to clearly refuse to be bastardised and to have their reputation soiled by the collapsing Zanu PF regime,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 27, 2015 3:03:00 PM EAT