The ECF-SADC Election Observation Mission to The Republic Of South-Africa’ National & Provincial Elections Held on 29 May 2024

Over the last two weeks, the ECF-SADC mission to the National and Provincial elections of South Africa was involved in various election-related activities. To achieve its objectives, the Mission undertook various activities, including consultative meeting with the Electoral Commission of South Africa, holding a one-day refresher orientation   for its observers to give them an opportunity…

ECF-SADC Deploys an Election Observation Mission to Republic Of South-Africa National & Provincial Elections Scheduled for 29 May 2024

The Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC (ECF-SADC) countries as a network of Election Management Bodies in the SADC region received an invitation to observe the 2024 National & Provincial Elections.  It has deployed an election observer mission to the NPE elections of the Republic of South Africa scheduled for 29 May 2024. The mission comprises…

ECF-SADC visit South Africa

The Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC Countries undertakes a solidarity visit to the Electoral Commission of South-Africa as a member commission to establish its preparedness for the upcoming elections and to exchange on possible collaboration, support initiatives and other issues of mutual interest. The team is led by Chairperson if Electoral Commission of Zambia Mrs…

Electoral Commissions in The SADC Region Participate at Continental Activities, October & November 2023

In the spirit of building partnerships and promoting peer exchanges in the continent , the ECF-SADC member commissions together with senior members of the ECF-SADC Secretariat participated in two continental events being – a four day Continental Workshop on Strategic and Crisis Communication for Election Management Bodies in Africa held on 23-26 October 2023 in…

Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC countries (ECF-SADC) deploys an Observer Mission to the General Elections of the Kingdom of Eswatini scheduled for 29th September 2023

The Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC countries deployed an observer mission the Kingdom of Eswatini in the period 20th September to 3rd October 2023. The Mission is led by Wendy Didon, a Commissioner at the Electoral Commission of Seychelles and supported by the deputy Mission Leader, Dr Molefe Phirinyane also a Commissioner at the Independent…

Electoral Commissions Forum of-SADC Countries (ECF-SADC ) deployed an in Election Observation Mission to Zimbabwe Harmonised Elections, 23rd August 2023

Through election observation process, the Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC  countries  strives to assist fellow Election Management Bodies (EMBs) to identify areas requiring strengthening, areas requiring  improvement in elections management and opportunities for sharing  best practices and lessons learnt. In line with this spirit , the Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC Countries (ECF-SADC) deployed an…

Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC countries (ECF-SADC) undertakes Pre -Assessment Missions to SADC countries holding elections in 2023

The ECF-SADC undertook pre-election visits to countries holding elections this year -2023 namely Eswatini, Zimbabwe and DRC. The Pre-Assessment Mission visits to the Kingdom of Eswatini and Zimbabwe took place on 14-20 May and 22-26 May 2023 respectively. The DRC Mission is anticipated for 11-17 June 2023. The election dates for all three countries have…