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BCC staff have a hostile attitude: Chombo

BCC staff have a hostile attitude: Chombo

BULAWAYO City Council staff have a hostile attitude and have not participated fully in programmes coordinated by the Ministry of Local Government, accused minister Ignatius Chombo. The minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing said he was concerned by this behaviour typified by ... Read More »

Grade 7 pupils to sit for Xichangana examinations

Grade 7 pupils to sit for Xichangana examinations

The Xichangana language will this year be written for the first time under the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC) administered Grade Seven examinations. For a long time, the examinations body has limited indigenous language examinations to only Shona and Ndebele. Only recently have pupils sat ... Read More »

Shadow cabinet nonsensical:MDC

Shadow cabinet nonsensical:MDC

THE MDC led by Professor Welshman Ncube, has shot down MDC-’s shadow cabinet concept saying the party was copying a British constitutional system they do not understand. In an interview, MDC secretary general, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga said MDC-T was clueless on how to replicate the concept. ... Read More »

Constitution now in full operation

Constitution now in full operation

THE constitution is now in effect and sections that deal with citizenship, the impartial conduct of public officers and members of the security services are now in operation. This is likely to bring relief for the citizens, as the constitution is a source of reference ... Read More »

Zimbabwe approves of new constitution

Zimbabwe approves of new constitution

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has revealed that Zimbabweans have approved of a new constitution subjected to a referendum last Saturday. According the electoral body, nearly 95 percent of the voters in the referendum approved of the new constitution. 3 079 966 voted Yes, while ... Read More »

COPAC draft awareness meetings flop in Bulawayo

Public awareness on the proposed constitutional draft had a false start in Bulawayo after two of the initial meetings with residents failed to kick-off. Copac officials failed to turn up for meetings at Killarney Hall and Lockview Primary School meant to raise awareness on the ... Read More »

MISA Zimbabwe approves of media clauses in draft constitution

A media advocacy organisation, Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has welcomed the new media reforms enshrined in the new draft constitution. Speaking at the Bulawayo Press Club on Tuesday, MISA senior programmes officer Nyasha Nyakunu said they were happy with the proposed provisions in ... Read More »

Prof Ncube's MDC boycotts constitution indaba opening

The Professor Welshman Ncube led Movement for Democratic Change party on Monday snubbed the opening ceremony of the 2nd All Stakeholders’ Conference protesting against “smuggling in” of Professor Arthur Mutambara as a GPA principal. MDC leader Welshman Ncube accused President Robert Mugabe of reneging on an ... Read More »

Constitution indaba in limbo as civil society mulls snub

Civic society organisations under the National Association for Non Governmental Organisations (NANGO) and Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition are threatening to pull out of the constitution Second All Stakeholders’ Conference further casting doubt on the success of the process. The development follows an urgent High Court ... Read More »

Zimbabwean civic organisations fall out over draft charter

Civic organisations opposed to the Parliamentary Select Committee COPAC draft have dismissed the constitution convention organised by the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition as a non event that is being bankrolled by the international community in support of the draft. Activists who spoke to Radio Dialogue ... Read More »