Constitution-making in Southern Africa: The Cases of Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Despite tremendous and costly effort on the part of citizens, parliamentarians, commissioners, technical experts, and international partners, two out of the three constitutional processes in Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe have failed at the last hurdle, leaving that effort unfulfilled. Last minute tinkering, insufficient thought about how to manage a legal transition from one constitution to another, last minute failures in political will all stymie progress.

https://freedomhouse.org/sites/default/files/May2017_SouthernAfrica_Constitutional_Issues_TZ-ZM-ZB_FINAL_REPORT.pdf

 

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