Articles tagged 'copac'

Copac owes ZBC over $250 000 10 December 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings (ZBH) and another company called Vixstrom are owed in excess of $367 000 for work done during the constitution-making process of 2013. ZBH alone is owed over $250 000. According to the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Portfolio Committee, ...
Copac endorses draft Constitution 1 February 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe's new draft constitution has been endorsed by the parliamentary body responsible for writing the constitution (Copac). Copac yesterday said they have gone through the draft to fix mistakes and will now present it to parliament next week. Copac co-chairperson Douglas Mwonzora sai...
Copac to swallow CDF funds 30 November 2012 HARARE - Government plans to divert money meant for community projects to fund a constitution-making process hijacked by President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai s ruling parties. Communities across Zimbabwe have been benefitting from the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), u...
Leave Constitution to the people 2 November 2012 HARARE - The constitution-making process has been a mess thus far, yet the people of Zimbabwe have maintained some measure of hope that sanity will prevail. And that whatever comes out of this process would at the very minimum, allow society to move forward and positively so. Unfortunately, the C...
Copac gives in to principals' demands 1 November 2012 HARARE - Parliament's constitution select committee is giving in to executive demands to hand all Constitution reports so that the three Principals can finalise the writing of the new charter. The 25-member Parliament select committee met in Harare yesterday amid executive demands to present a re...
Good lesson for patriots 24 October 2012 HARARE - A good lesson that all Zimbabweans could learn from the opening speeches at the Second Stakeholders Conference which started on Monday this week and ended yesterday is how easily perceived antagonists can turn round to embrace and lead the nation in national healing and rebuilding. There...
Peaceful end to Copac 24 October 2012 HARARE - The Constitution Select Committee (Copac) s second All-Stakeholders conference ended peacefully in Harare yesterday with the parliamentary working group declaring its satisfaction with the outcome. In a joint press statement, Copac co-chairpersons Douglas Mwonzora, Paul Mangwana and Edwa...
Cheers mark constitution conference opening 23 October 2012 HARARE - Excitement, anticipation and dance took centre stage at the opening of the constitution Second All-Stakeholders Conference yesterday as delegates cheered the country s political gladiators. First to receive a standing ovation from the cross-party gallery was Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangi...
Copac survives court scare 22 October 2012 HARARE - Today's Second All-Stakeholders Conference has survived a last-minute cancellation scare, but there are fears that the crucial indaba could turn into another violent affair. Fears also abound that President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai s parties could turn the confe...
Copac security nightmare 19 September 2012 HARARE - Organisers of a forthcoming conference to evaluate a new draft constitution are busy mobilising financial resources for the conference, but also preparing for a disaster. Parliament s Constitution Select Committee (Copac) has requested beefed-up security and ramped up deployment of polic...