Themes Archives: National Institutions

ZANU PF & the Succession Issue- RAU/Forum Report

Despite claims from ZANU PF functionaries that the ZANU PF constitution contains clear succession procedures, all the necessary ingredients are present for singular unpleasantness upon the demise of the head of state. This is probably something of which President Mugabe is all too aware. It is thus likely that he may seek to guide the [...]

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The Transitional Justice Second International Conference Report, 2013

From 9 to 11 October 2013, over 64 organisations representing a cross-section of transitional justice stakeholders, converged in Johannesburg to interrogate the question of how to make Zimbabwe’s National Peace and Reconciliation Commission competent and effective.  Running under the theme; Truth Commissions: the Best Practices, the conference benefitted from the experiences of commissioners from Kenya, [...]

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Address by Justice Minister a the HRC 25th Session

The Report by Zimbabwe’s Justice Minister, Emmerson Mnangagwa at the 25th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva. In the Report, the Minister expresses Zimbabwe’s commitment to uphold human rights, successful constitution making process in 2013, AU and SAD’s endorsements of the elections, death penalty, sanctions, and economic blue print, the need to [...]

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Gov human rights agenda 2013-18- Amnesty Int’

Amnesty has released a new report today, to mark 100 days of the new government in Zimbabwe. The report reflects on Zimbabwe’s human rights record and makes recommendations on how it can be improved in the coming five years. There is a particular focus on the right to freedom of expression, association and assembly, the [...]

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