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It’s no good blaming the constitution for one’s failures

African ruling parties change constitutions because they don’t want to be held accountable for corruption, incompetence and violence against citizens

23 January 2022 - 00:00

Governing parties and leaders changing constitutions at will — or exempting themselves from adhering to them — is one of the main reasons why development has failed, public services have collapsed and instability has been the norm in most postcolonial African countries. ..

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