January 2023

Constitution of Zimbabwe: Chapter 3: Citizenship

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Citizens of Zimbabwe

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe:Chapter 3: Citizenship

  • This section states who can be a citizen in Zimbabwe
  • This section has however been amended a couple of times
  • Citizenship comes with many privileges and rights which are usually not enjoyed by non-citizens
  • A citizen of […]
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Chapter 11: Security Service

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The defence forces are in charge of defending the nation

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Chapter 11: Security Service

  • Security services are responsible for maintaining law and order in the country
  • The security services of Zimbabwe consist of:
    1. The Defence Forces
    2. The Police Service
    3. The intelligence services
    4. […]

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The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Types of Citizenship

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There are various ways to obtain citizenship

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe:Types of Citizenship

Citizen by Birth

  • Persons are Zimbabwean citizens by birth if they were born in Zimbabwe
  • When they were born:
    1. Either their mother or their father was a Zimbabwean citizen
    2. Any of their grandparents was […]
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Constitution of Zimbabwe: Police Service

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Zimbabwean Police on Patrol. Image credit byo24.com

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Police Service

Police Service and its functions

  • The Police Force consists of the following:
    1. A regular force
    2. Police constabulary
    3. Ancillary members
  • There is a Police Service which is responsible for:
    1. Detecting, investigating and preventing crime
    2. Preserving […]
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The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Revocation of Citizenship

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Citizenship is an inalienable right

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe:Revocation of Citizenship

  • Zimbabwean citizenship by birth may be revoked if the citizenship was acquired by fraud, false representation or concealment of a material fact by any person he person’s nationality or parentage becomes known, and reveals that […]
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Constitution of Zimbabwe: Intelligence Services

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The Director of intelligence services is appointed by the president.

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Intelligence Services

Establishment of intelligence services

  • Any intelligence service of the State, other than an intelligence division of the Defence Forces or the Police Service, must be established in terms of a law […]
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Constitution of Zimbabwe: Chapter 4: Declaration of Rights

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Every human has certain inalienable rights.

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Chapter 4: Declaration of Rights

  • This chapter lists all the rights a person is entitled to
  • Everyone has certain rights they acquire from the time they are born
  • The rights start with life itself which is […]
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Prisons and Correctional Service and its functions

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Harare Remand Prison

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Prisons and Correctional Service and its functions

  • There is a Prisons and Correctional Service which is responsible for:
    1. The protection of society from criminals through the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted persons and others who are lawfully required to […]
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Chapter 1: Founding Provisions

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The Republic of Zimbabwe

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Chapter 1: Founding Provisions

The Republic

  • Zimbabwe is a unitary, democratic and sovereign republic.

Supremacy of Constitution

  • This Constitution is the supreme law of Zimbabwe and any law, practice, custom or conduct inconsistent with it is invalid to the extent of […]
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Chapter 7: Elections

By |2022-09-15T12:34:52+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Elections Zimbabwe. Image credit nytimes.com

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Chapter 7: Elections

  • Elections are held for Councilors, members of Parliament, Senators and the President after every five years
  • Any Zimbabwean citizen over the age of 18 is eligible to vote
  • The Delimitation Commission divide Zimbabwe into constituencies […]
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