n Conflict Trends - Trends in constitutional and political development

Volume 2001, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1561-9818


As the quarter drew to a close, political and constitutional developments in Zimbabwe dominated the political scene in southern Africa. At a referendum held in April 2000, the country's ruling Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU-PF) party lost a referendum, which sought to alter the country's constitution. The government had hoped to secure popular endorsement for a series of draft provisions which would have given it greater power to execute a series of programs, including a controversial land redistribution plan. During the parliamentary elections, which took place in June, the ruling party came close to losing its parliamentary majority.

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