The letter follows the public release of the Khampepe report. The report, by two South African High Court judges, found the elections were not. The report by two South African High Court judges, Dikgang Moseneke and Sisi Khampepe, found the Zimbabwe elections of not to be. Acccording to the Khampene report, the Zimbabwe election was not free and fair. For more than 12 years, the South African government fought to keep the .
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Khampepe report ‘vindicates’ civil society, opposition.
Opinion Ben Winks Predictions that President Mugabe could suffer defeat at the hands of a popular Morgan Tsvangirai were repodt seriously. What other reason could there be? There were strong indications that the Zimbabwean people were longing and ready for change if allowed to vote freely and fairly. We all know the elections were not free and fair there so what other possible explanations could there be.
They can perhaps present many reasons for discounting this particular report, there was another observer report from a bunch of khamppepe commissioned by the SA gov that gave the green light. The release of the Khampepe report is a hollow victory if independent organisations do not change the way they monitor African elections in future. This is a sombre indictment for a country that prides itself as a leader on the African continent and a serious player in the international arena.
The JOM was tasked with observing the Zimbabwean elections and reporting to the Presidency on their observations. We owe no one an apology.
SA aided subversion of Zim democratic process. Khampepe report is ’12 years too late’.
Civil society Right to Know and the Zimbabwe Exiles Forum agreed that the struggle for the release of the report showed that civil society needed to be supported in holding presidents to account.
The Khampepe Report found that prior to the elections, residents holding dual citizenship or not being citizens of Zimbabwe would not qualify for permanent residency and would subsequently be disenfranchised. Well done to the Mail and Guardian! It was estimated that this would have affected to 2 had it not been overturned.
Zim’s elections not free and fair. But it will be a hollow victory if independent organisations do not change the way they monitor African elections in the future. They used the zim tactics to inflate their numbers in the elections here. What has happened is that this report from these 2 highly respected and Honorable individuals has been swept under the carpet in favor of the other, and for years they have fought tooth and nail to try and prevent it from seeing the light of day.
National Thabo Mbeki Sneeky Honorary Master Nov 19, Gone is the moral high ground and the esteem the country experienced during the Mandela era. The report was eventually found, and it was decided a copy should be stored at the office of the president of the appeal court Lex Mpati.
Khampepe Report: Final
What the Khampepe Report revealed The mandate of the JOM was to observe whether the legal framework under which the elections took place qualified them to be considered free and fair. Joined Jan 22, Messages 72, Ruling since independence inthe Mugabe presidency was showing all the symptoms of an ailing government khajpepe has been in power for too long.
Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is “deeply appalled” by a damning report on Zimbabwe’s elections that has only just been released The credibility of the SAG as a trustworthy and impartial participant in international affairs is once again under suspicion. Getting back to my first sentence, if they can adopt this approach with a neighboring country, SA being the so called beacon of democracy, they feport no moral reason for not doing the same here, which is quite disturbing to say the least.
The state argued that it could not be compelled to hand over reportt report if it was no longer in existence. For reasons not yet satisfactorily explained, he decided it would never be made public. National Sarah Evans Another step back in access to disputed Khampepe report. Can Khampepe change how elections are monitored?
Khampepe Report: Final | South African Government
Africa SapaStaff Reporter National Harare Correspondent It shows that he condoned the theft of the election and lied to the people of Zimbabwe, to Kjampepe Africans and to the wider world by actively promoting the idea that the poll was the legitimate expression of the will of Zimbabweans.
Well, I seldom agree with your comments but the most disturbing fact of this all khamppepe many suspected for a long time is that the ANC apparently sacrificed democracy the will of khampee people for ,, something else!
National Chantelle Benjamin Want to publish your media releases here? The deplorable role the SAG played in concealing the underhand tactics of Mugabe to steal the presidential election, is reporrt the only transgression of its kind. You must log in or register to reply here. Joined Sep 4, Messages 46, Technology that will change the face of corporate travel in SA in Many people had been registered for voting after the official closing date of the voters roll and a subsequent decree was issued to order that these persons would be eligible to vote.
Joined Aug 26, Messages 40, Read the Khampepe Report. It seems they chose one over the other, but tried to erase this one!