Zimbabwe Referendum Challenge Fails

The constitutional assembly's efforts to contest the referendum date has hit a snag after the Supreme Court has threw out the appeal.
  • Zimbabwe:  Madhuku Loses Election Challenge Again

    The Herald, 14 March 2013

    The Constitutional referendum will now proceed as scheduled after the Supreme Court yesterday threw out National Constitutional Assembly and its chairman Professor Lovemore ... read more »


Zimbabwean Justices

  • Zimbabwe:  NCA Loses Supreme Court Appeal Challenging Referendum Date

    SW Radio Africa, 13 March 2013

    The Supreme Court has thrown out an appeal by the National Constitutional Assembly seeking to have the referendum date extended by at least two months. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Referendum Challenge Ruling Deferred, Again

    SW Radio Africa, 27 February 2013

    A ruling on the urgent chamber application by the NCA, seeking to stop the constitutional referendum taking place on March 16th, has been deferred to Thursday. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  No Way, President Tells NCA

    The Herald, 25 February 2013

    PRESIDENT Mugabe has dismissed a High Court application by the National Constitutional Assembly seeking to set aside the gazetted referendum date or holding of the referendum, ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Referendum Hits Snag

    Financial Gazette, 21 February 2013

    A referendum expected in three weeks could plunge into a crisis amid indications funding for the poll might take longer to mobilise from both local and international donors, The ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  NCA Sues President

    The Herald, 20 February 2013

    The National Constitutional Assembly led by Professor Lovemore Madhuku yesterday filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court seeking to set aside the recently gazetted ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Madhuku Slams Referendum Dates

    Zimbabwe Independent, 15 February 2013

    NATIONAL Constitutional Assembly (NCA) chairperson Lovemore Madhuku has described as "nonsense" and "meaningless" the move by the inclusive government to hold a referendum on the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Draft Constitution Must Be Contested - NCA

    Zimbabwe Standard, 10 February 2013

    NCA official, Blessing Vava said it was folly to assume that since the three parties had assented to the draft, the public would also accept it. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Copac Draft Takes Away Power From the People - Madhuku

    Zimbabwe Independent, 8 February 2013

    THE National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) has demanded that ordinary Zimbabweans be given a minimum of two months to fully grasp provisions of the draft constitution, which it ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  The Heart of the Matter - We Deserve a Better Constitution Than This Worthless Document

    SW Radio Africa, 7 February 2013

    It is disturbing that Zimbabwe's Parliament "adopted and approved" that ridiculous Draft Constitution. But why am I not surprised? They don't even know what it is. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  NCA Isolated in Rejecting Draft Constitution

    SW Radio Africa, 6 February 2013

    The National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) could turn out to be the only civil society organisation urging a no vote on the draft constitution, sources in Harare said on Wednesday. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  NCA to Hold Door to Door 'Vote No' Campaigns

    The Herald, 5 February 2013

    The National Constitution Assembly is set to hold door to door "Vote No" campaigns to the draft constitution during the forthcoming referendum, alleging that the process was not ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  NCA Tells Zimbabweans to Vote No in Constitution Referendum

    SW Radio Africa, 5 February 2013

    The National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) has said 'No' to the proposed new constitution. read more »