May 2013

Constitution Watch 30-2013

CONSTITUTION WATCH 30/2013

[31st May 2013]

Proportional Representation

The new constitution introduces proportional representation for the first time as a permanent feature of Zimbabwe’s electoral system.  What is proportional representation, how will it work in elections under the new constitution, and what changes will have to be made to the Electoral Act in order to hold those elections? 

Constitution Watch 29-2013

CONSTITUTION WATCH 29/2013

[22nd May 2013]

The New Constitution of Zimbabwe was Gazetted Today, Wednesday 22nd May 2013

 

Signing Ceremony at State House 22nd May 2013

President Mugabe signed the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act at State House this morning.

New Constitution Act Gazetted House 22nd May 2013

Constitution Watch 24-2013

CONSTITUTION WATCH 24/2013

[17th March 2013]

Correction: In Constitution Watch 23/2013, “ZESN” should be “ZEC” in the following statement: “On 15th March ZimRights succeeded in its High Court challenge of this blanket ban, with ZESN consenting to a court order obliging it to consider the ZimRights application properly.”

Referendum – Counting and Collating Votes

Constitution Watch 21-2013

CONSTITUTION WATCH 21/2013

[15th March 2013]

The Referendum – Progress Review

ZEC set up Committees

National Logistics Committee:  this was divided into subcommittees: Human Resources; Transport and Communication; Finance; Infrastructure.  Members of were drawn from Ministries and their departments and parastatals.  Both ZEC and the subcommittees visited provinces to assess progress.

Constitution Watch 19-2013

CONSTITUTION WATCH 19/2013

[13th March 2013]

Reminder

 ZEC Observer Briefing Today Wednesday 13th March

 

For:          Accredited observers [including media], political parties and civil society organisations

Venue:    Harare International Conference Centre [HICC]

Time:       10.00 am

 

Constitution Watch 18-2013

CONSTITUTION WATCH 18/2013

[12th March 2013]

The Referendum – Further Information

Entitlement to Vote

Every Zimbabwean citizen who is 18 years or above on polling day is eligible to cast a vote on presentation of:

·        a Zimbabwean national identity card or waiting pass showing that he or she is a citizen,  or

Constitution Watch 13-2013

CONSTITUTION WATCH 13/2013

[6th March 2013]

Referendum

Correction: Fees for Foreign Media Accreditation

In Constitution Watch 12/2013 dated 4th March we listed incorrect [much too low] application and temporary accreditation fees for foreign media practitioners.  The latest Statutory Instrument setting the current fees is available on request from veritas@mango.zw

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