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Local government in the 2013 constitution of Zimbabwe: Defining the boundaries of local autonomy
The 2013 Constitution of Zimbabwe recognises local government as the lowest tier of government in a three tier arrangement. Thus, local government, composed by urban and rural local authorities, now owes its existence ...
Socio-economic rights in post-Mugabe Zimbabwe
(Dullah Omar Institute, 2018)
From 1980 to 2017, Robert Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe through a regime that posed as ‘democratic’ but which for all intents and purposes was a dictatorship. The power of the government stemmed not from the will of the people ...
Ministerial directives to local government in Zimbabwe: top-down governance in a decentralized constitution
(Cambridge University Press, 2017)
Urban and rural local authorities constitute the lowest tier of Zimbabwe's multilevel system of government. These local governments have a constitutional "right to govern" that must be exercised within the constitutional, ...