Zimbabwe: Devolution not a constitutional issue

10 April 2012 - A draft constitution prepared by the Constitutional Parliamentary Select Committee (COPAC) – due to be published this week – is so organically flawed and so unZimbabwean that it has no chance of surviving critical scrutiny.

There has been a strategy by COPAC to shift attention away from the examination of the whole draft in its totality and restrict it to two single false issues — devolution and a women’s parliamentary quota — that are presumed to be popular with key voting segments of our population.

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