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IN PICTURES: Zimbabwe New Constitution signing.

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May 22, 2013, President Mugabe signed into law, a new constitution, phasing out the 1980 Lancaster House document. NewsDay Online gives you, in pictures, the main highlights of the signing ceremony.

All pictures by Aaron Ufumeli.

The signing of the national anthem.
The singing of the national anthem.
....the signing.
….the signing.
President Mugabe signs Zimbabwe's constitutional bill into law while Prime Minister Tsvangirau looks on.
President Mugabe signs Zimbabwe’s constitutional bill into law while Prime Minister Tsvangirai looks on.
Vice President Joice Mujuru and DPM Mutambara.
Vice President Joice Mujuru and DPM Mutambara.
President Mugabe chats with Constitutional Affairs Minister Eric Matinenga ( third from left) while Prime Minister Morgan Tsvavngirai looks on.
President Mugabe chats with Constitutional Affairs Minister Eric Matinenga ( third from left) and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai (right).
President Mugabe shares a joke with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.
President Mugabe shares a joke with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.
DPM Thokozani Khupe and House of Assembly Speaker Lovemore Matombo.
DPM Thokozani Khupe and House of Assembly Speaker Lovemore Moyo.
Some of the government officials who attended the ceremony/
Some of the government officials who attended the ceremony/
President Mugabe chats with PM Tsvangirai.
President Mugabe chats with PM Tsvangirai.
President Mugabe stresses a point.
President Mugabe stresses a point.
Some of the senior government officials who attended the signing ceremony.
Some of the senior government officials who attended the signing ceremony.
..addressing the delegates.
President Mugabe and PM Tsvangirai shake hands after the signing of the new constitution.
President Mugabe and PM Tsvangirai shake hands after the signing of the new constitution.
...off for a photo session after the signing of the new document.
…off for a photo session after the signing.
From left, Standing, Senate President Edna Madzongwe, Justice and legal Affairs Minister Patrick Chinamasa, Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku, Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Eric Matinenga, House of Assembly Speaker Lovemore Moyo, and Industry and Commerce Minister and MDC-N leader Welshman Ncube. Seated. Mutambara, Mujuru, Mugabe, and Tsvangirai
From left, Standing, Senate President Edna Madzongwe, Justice and legal Affairs Minister Patrick Chinamasa, Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku, Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Eric Matinenga, House of Assembly Speaker Lovemore Moyo, and Industry and Commerce Minister and MDC-N leader Welshman Ncube.
Seated. Mutambara, Mujuru, Mugabe, Tsvangirai, and Khupe
The delegates pose for a photo.
The delegates pose for a photo.

Compiled by Tapiwa Zivira, Online Reporter

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