Posted on May 6, 2011 by idasa
Democracy institute Idasa has expressed concern over vote buying and the improper use of state resources to influence voters in the upcoming local government election.
Idasa’s monitoring has turned up a number of instances of interference and intimidation. Read more here.
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Posted on February 24, 2011 by idasa
African democracy institute Idasa says yes. Analyst Bryan Sims from Idasa’s States in Transition Observatory considers four threats to Zimbabwe’s transition and the likely political scenarios. Read the full analysis here.
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Posted on February 15, 2011 by idasa
African democracy institute Idasa identifies the political and social factors affecting Zanu PF’s “rushed” election strategy that could further destabilise politics in the country. Read more here.
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Posted on February 14, 2011 by idasa
We want more detail, especially on local government’s pending elections. See Idasa’s response here.
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Posted on July 23, 2010 by idasa
Visit www.afrobarometer.org for the latest results of the Afrobarometer surveys, which record ordinary citizens’ attitudes to democracy in their own countries. This is the fourth round of surveys, and the website includes country reports and selected working/briefing papers on a variety of subjects, including democracy, elections and ethnicity.
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Posted on May 12, 2009 by idasa
By: Judith February
With the elections over and the African National Congress celebrating its victory, it is clear that, along with the people, the money has also spoken.
Estimates put the ANC’s election spending at between R200million and R400m. No one can be sure of the actual amount, given the lack of transparency in the funding of political parties.
All political parties seem to agree that transparency is a good thing but appear to lose their appetite when it comes to disclosing their own sources of funding. It has been a case of “show me yours and I’ll show you mine”. Continue reading
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Posted on April 20, 2009 by idasa
The Election Monitoring Network released a statement to the press today – see the video of the Archbishop delivering the statement here – http://www.zoopy.com/idasa
More at www.electionmonitoringnetwork.org
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