Text of report by privately-owned Zimbabwean weekly newspaper The Standard website on 28 November
[Report by Jennifer Dube: "Sunday Special: Constitution Teams Gear up but Civic Society Concerns Persist"]
Outreach teams for the new constitution are expected to flock into Harare today for training as the process to write a new supreme law for the country gets back on track after four months of near paralysis. Parliamentary Select Committee co-chairperson Douglas Mwonzora (MDC-T) [Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai] said the teams would comprise both legislators and representatives of civil society organizations.
"We are finalising a training programme for the outreach teams," said Mwonzora, who represents Nyanga North in the House of Assembly. "They will arrive in Harare on Sunday (today) and will undergo training on Monday and Tuesday."
Mwonzora said the trainers were last week busy planning for the two-day exercise.
"These trainers are professional Zimbabweans of unquestionable skill drawn from civil society and academic institutions," he said.
After the training, …