Constitution Watch

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 23/2013

[16th March 2013]

The Referendum – Progress Review

Problems with Observer Accreditation 

CONSTITUTION WATCH 22/2013

[16th March 2013]

Court Cases Fail to Delay the Referendum

ACHPR Measure to Allow Diaspora Vote in Referendum Ignored by Government

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 20/2013

[15th March 2013]

News Flash

There has just been a Government Gazette Extraordinary to say

Referendum Day is a Public Holiday

 

Referendum – The Question being put to the Vote

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

[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 17/2013

[12th March 2013]

Veritas’ Zimbabwe Constitution App

The Constitution on your Smart Phone or Tablet *

Nokia App now Available

CONSTITUTION WATCH 16/2013

[8th March 2013]

The Referendum – Observers and Media Practitioners

Part II – Accreditation Fees Gazetted

CONSTITUTION WATCH 15/2013

[8th March 2013]

Veritas’ Zimbabwe Constitution App

The Constitution on your Blackberry and Android Smart Phone or Tablet

CONSTITUTION WATCH 14/2013

[6th March 2013]

Veritas’ Zimbabwe Constitution App

The Constitution on your Android Smart Phone or Tablet

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

CONSTITUTION WATCH 12/2013

[4th March 2013]

The Referendum – Observers and Media Practitioners

Part I – Accreditation

Referendum Observers

CONSTITUTION WATCH 11/2013

[2nd March 2013]

The Referendum

High Court Rejects NCA Bid to Postpone Referendum

CONSTITUTION WATCH 10/2013

[1st March 2013]

COPAC started its awareness campaigns on the draft Constitution ahead of the Referendum on Monday 25th February.  Details of campaign venues from 1st March onwards appear below, province by province.

The meetings are open to all.

BULAWAYO

Date

CONSTITUTION WATCH 9/2013

[1st March 2013]

Too Late for Postal Votes in the Referendum

CONSTITUTION WATCH 8/2013

[27th February 2013]

The Minister of Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs, Hon. Eric Matinenga, is addressing meetings round the country about the COPAC draft constitution which will be put to voters in the Referendum on Saturday 16th March.  His programme started last week with meetings in Harare, Mashonaland Central and Mashonaland East, and will continue until Tuesday 12th March. 

All meetings are scheduled to start at 10 am.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 7/2013

[22nd February 2013]

The COPAC Summary of the Draft Constitution

 

Attached is the official COPAC summary of the Draft Constitution

[Veritas has had permission to distribute it]

 

CONSTITUTION WATCH 6/2013

[18th February 2013]

Referendum and the Draft Constitution [Part II]

Why the 16th March Referendum Date is Totally Unreasonable

Referendums Act and regulations out of date

CONSTITUTION WATCH 5/2013

[18th February 2013]

Referendum and the Draft Constitution [Part I]

 

The draft new constitution that will be put to a Referendum was gazetted on 15th February.

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