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Report by David Coltart: A Brief History of the Bulawayo Legal Projects Centre

A Brief History of the Bulawayo Legal Projects Centre By David Coltart July 1994 The genesis of the Bulawayo Legal Projects Centre is found in the activities of two Zimbabwe law Students in the 1970s. Ian Donovan in the early 1970s was instrumental in setting up the Legal Aid Clinic at the then University of […]

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‘Tears From Inside’ Documentary Gives A Voice To Victims Of Sexual Violence In Zimbabwe

www.bustle.com 13th March 2015 By Kirsten O’Regan A documentary that seeks to shed light on Zimbabwe’s child rape and sexual abuse crisis has just been launched in the capital city of Harare. Local producer and director Collen Magobeya made Tears from Inside in a bid to raise awareness of the country’s rampant sexual violence, and […]

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Kidnapping rattles Zim activists

Mail and Guardian By Takudzwa Munyaka 13th March 2015 The abduction this week of Zimbabwean journalist and pro-democracy activist Itai Dzamara has put activists in the country on edge. There is a widespread yet unconfirmed belief that Itai Dzamara was abducted by agents of the feared Central Intelligence Organisation. The abduction put an end to […]

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Zimsec pins hope on gridlock technology

The Standard By Phyllis Mbanje 1st March 2015 After years of being buffeted by numerous examination leakages, embarrassing boobs, and corruption scandals, the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) is desperately pinning its hopes on the electronic seals which it hopes will redeem its dented image and restore public confidence. Zimbabwe has a history of examination […]

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Conflict-of-interest poser for MPs

The Chronicle 18th February 2015 By Clemence Manukwe News Editor Conflict-of-interest questions have been raised over the voting of some MPs from across the political divide on the RBZ ( Debt Assumption) Bill after they benefited from the central banks initiatives that gave rise to part of the debt. The proposed legislation which is before […]

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‘Police in contempt of court over spot fines’

Newsday 12th February 2015 By Silence Charumbira Legal experts have warned that police are in contempt of court for rebuffing and defying High Court judge Justice Francis Bere’s statement declaring that spot fines and impounding of vehicles is illegal. Police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi yesterday issued a defiant full-page statement insisting that it was […]

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Coltart Says Justice Bere Correct On Spot Fines

http://thezimbabwenewslive.com/ 11th February 2015 FORMER education minister and MDC Secretary for legal affairs, David Coltart, has come out in support of under fire High Court judge Francis Bere’s remarks on spot fines, saying the practice is “illegal and unconstitutional and must stop.” Officially opening the 2015 legal year this week in Masvingo, Justice Bere took […]

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AN EXAMINATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE ZIMBABWE ELECTORAL COMMISSION (ZEC) IN MANAGING THE 2013 ELECTIONS IN ZIMBABWE.

AN EXAMINATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE ZIMBABWE ELECTORAL COMMISSION (ZEC) IN MANAGING THE 2013 ELECTIONS IN ZIMBABWE. Prepared by Derek Matyszak, Senior Researcher [RAU] December 2014 1|Page EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The manner in which the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) conducted the 31st July, 2013 general election has been the subject of much discussion. The timeliness […]

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Shape Up or Ship Out . . . Langa Warns Zifa

The Herald By Caroline Magenga 1st January 2015 SPORT, Arts and Culture Minister Andrew Langa is slowly losing patience with the manner in which football is being administered in the country and has warned misfiring Zifa to shape up or face drastic action this year. Despite a year that promised so much, with the Warriors […]

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Zimbabwe: Reflections On National Unity Day

The Herald Editorial Comment 22nd December 2014 TODAY we join the nation in celebrating the 17th anniversary of National Unity Day, a public holiday gazetted through Statutory Instrument 156 of 1997, to mark the signing of the Unity Accord between the country’s two revolutionary parties, Zanu-PF and PF-Zapu on December 22, 1987 and the 27th […]

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