The Constitution establishes a multi-party democratic political system with “universal suffrage and equality of votes”. Every five years elections are held to elect a President, parliamentarians, and members of local councils. Suffrage means the right to vote in elections…more
Election observation is a process of systematically gathering information on
the electoral process in order to make an informed decision on the integrity and credibility of the process. This implies limited direct intervention into the actual electoral process by observers (whether local or international)…more
On 31 December 2019, the Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) published the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No.2) Bill (hereinafter the Constitutional Bill) in the Extraordinary Government Gazette. This formally commenced the special procedure to amend the Constitution of Zimbabwe.
The process stalled following the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and public health regulations under which a national lockdown was imposed. Parliament has announced that public consultations are resuming…more