Constitution

Constitution

Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Welcome to the Know Your Rights column.This column’s aim is to demystify the fundamental rights found in our country’s Constitution and legislation and to show how these rights apply to everyday life thereby promoting Constitutionalism in Zimbabwe. ...
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Business
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner-general Gershem Pasi says the new Constitution is expensive as it has created various funds that would drain Treasury. ...
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News
The Royal Danish Embassy Office (RDEO) will on Friday presents the screening of Democrats — a documentary about Zimbabwe’s power struggle for a new constitution. ...
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News
JUSTICE and Constitutional Affairs parliamentary portfolio committee chairperson Jessie Majome says when Parliament resumes sitting next week, her committee plans to take the Executive head-on over its alleged disregard of the Constitution. ...
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‘Constitution gives too lenient sentences on rapists’
JUSTICE, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs permanent secretary Virginia Mabhiza says there is urgent need to realign the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act with the new Constitution to ensure rapists got maximum and deterrent sentences. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
The Finance minister’s failure to stop pension rights abuse by insurance companies has to date shown up as poor performance in his job. ...
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National News
LACK of funds has hampered government’s constitutional mandate to teach members of the uniformed forces and civil servants about the new Constitution. ...
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National News
THE State yesterday conceded that Section 31 (a) (iii) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act did not constitute an offence. ...
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National News
SENATE yesterday called on the Executive to speedily bring pieces of legislation before Parliament to align the laws of the country with the provisions of the new Constitution. ...
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National News
CONSTITUTIONAL and Parliamentary Affairs minister Eric Matinenga has told parliamentarians that they are legally entitled to sue Parliament over payment of their outstanding sitting allowances. ...
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National News Politics
Sadc took what could be its firmest stance on Zimbabwe, urging the security sector to respect the new Constitution and to be apolitical. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Tobaiwa Mudede’s pronouncements that his department did not have enough money to abide by the new Constitution stipulating that voter registration takes place for at least 30 days per ward, are unfathomable. ...
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National News Politics
Tobaiwa Mudede yesterday said his department did not have enough money to abide by the new Constitution stipulating that voter registration takes place for at least 30 days per ward. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
THE constitution-making process which was characterised by inter-party bickering has come and gone, for all intense and purposes and has been hailed as a landmark success. ...
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National News
LEGAL expert Chris Mhike has warned of a looming constitutional crisis if President Robert Mugabe decides to extend the lifespan of the Executive beyond the three-month limit provided for in the Constitution. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Now that the referendum has come and gone, the next stage in our constitution-making process is for the draft to go through the parliamentary law-making process. ...
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National News
Advocacy organisation Habakkuk Trust said many people in Matabeleland failed to vote during the Saturday referendum on the new constitution after failing to produce the right identification documents. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
SADC leaders met in South Africa at the weekend to review the political situation in Zimbabwe ahead of Saturday’s referendum on the new constitution. ...
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National News Politics
POLICE in Harare have admitted that their Tuesday action, deploying anti-riot police to block Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s constitution campaign meeting in Highfield, was a blunder ...
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National News
AFTER more than a year of stalling and name-calling, President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party, locked in an unhappy ruling coalition with Morgan Tsvangirai and the MDC-T, have agreed to hold a referendum on a new constitution on March 16. ...
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National News Politics
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe last week conceded defeat in the constitution-making process, saying the draft charter was a compromise document. ...
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National News
CONSTITUTIONAL and Parliamentary Affairs minister Eric Matinenga yesterday said funds had not yet been availed to translate the draft constitution into indigenous languages before the referendum. ...
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National News
CONSTITUTIONAL and Parliamentary Affairs minister Eric Matinenga has said that the recent breakthrough in the constitution-making process and possible subsequent endorsement of the draft document at referendum did not guarantee the holding of free and fair elections. ...
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National News
A CABINET committee appointed by the principals of the inclusive government to conclude the constitution-making process was by late yesterday locked up in a meeting to make resolutions on contentious issues ahead of a principals’ meeting today. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
March 2013 is five months away and Zimbabwe is abuzz with talk of general elections which should end the shaky unity government and usher in a new administration. ...
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Columnists Comment & Analysis Opinion & Editorials
Since the Copac draft constitution was made public on July 18, the nation has been subjected to countless fights between Zanu PF and the two MDC formations on ...
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National News
Civil society organisations (CSOs) are reportedly spoiling for a fight with the three political parties in the inclusive government following reports that the former would only attend the ...
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National News Politics
Violence that has been the hallmark of the country’s political arena since independence has seen women shunning politics. ...
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Constitution must bar floor- crossing
Isabel Allende a re-nowned Chilean-American writer once said that “all stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: ...
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