… women dominate registration process
MASVINGO – The number or registered voters in Masvingo province under the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) system continues to rise with nearly half a million registered as on November 27, 2017.
According to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) statistics, the total number of people who had registered by that date stood at 407 156.
Females constituted the majority of registrants totalling 237 094 while males stand at 170 062.
The total number of registrants was gathered from 338 centres from the first phase of the registration blitz.
A total of 9 497 prospective registrants were turned away.
At 11:00 hrs on November 28, 2017, the number of registrants across the province had risen to 407 938 with registration centres reduced to 53.local