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Zanu PF poised to tweak constitution

The ruling ZANU-PF is set for a clean sweep of the 16 constituencies where by-elections will be held on Wednesday in what will not only bolster its Parliamentary majority but pull out all the stops that could have impeded President Robert…
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New constitution sails through Senate

HARARE - Zimbabwe is set to have a new constitution in place soon, after Senators unanimously voted for the new charter on Tuesday. The 75 Senators in attendance in the upper House voted in favour of the new constitution and no one voted…
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New Zimbabwe constitution put to parliament

HARARE — Zimbabwe's draft constitution was sent to parliament Tuesday, where it is expected to be approved after it was overwhelmingly endorsed by citizens in a March referendum. The charter will be debated next week in the lower house and…
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Mugabe powers trimmed in new draft

HARARE - A draft constitution in Zimbabwe that paves the way for an election this year curbs presidential powers and strengthens cabinet and parliament, which have been weakened under veteran President Robert Mugabe's rule.
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Mugabe’s powers up in smoke

HARARE - Zimbabwe’s new draft constitution — agreed on by the country’s warring political protagonists — has severely eaten into President Robert Mugabe’s hitherto imperial executive powers, Constitutional Affairs minister Eric Matinenga…
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