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Constitution of the Zimbabwe African Nation Union Patriotic Front
Zimbabwe African Nation Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF)
June 30, 2005

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Whereas we the people of Zimbabwe are an African nation with long, proud history and-cultural heritage; and

Whereas we the people of Zimbabwe have always cherished our sovereignty by resisting aggression and foreign domination; and

Whereas on the 18th April, 1980, we the people of Zimbabwe regained our nationhood and joined the family of nations of the world as a sovereign state; and

Whereas we are conscious of the historical links between ZANU PF and PF- ZAPU that culminated in the formation of the Patriotic Front Alliance which was the effective instrument for prosecuting the armed struggle and winning democracy and national independence; and

Whereas ZANU PF and PF-ZAPU have irrevocably committed themselves to unite under one political party; and

Whereas on the 22nd December, 1987, the leaders of the two parties of the Patriotic Front, which led the struggle for national liberation and won the support of the vast majority of the people of Zimbabwe in two successive General Elections, agreed to unite all the people of Zimbabwe under a single political party; and

Whereas the Unity Accord of the 22nd December, 1987, was subsequently approved by the special congresses of ZANU PF and PF-ZAPU respectively held in 1988; and

Whereas we are desirous to unite our nation permanently, preserve peace, order and good government, guarantee political stability, social and economic development; and

Whereas we are convinced that political stability, peace, order and good government. social and economic development can only be achieved under conditions of national unity; and

Whereas we the people of Zimbabwe desire to preserve and consolidate National Independence for all time, to build a united, progressive, permanent political and social order;

Now therefore we the representatives of the people of Zimbabwe in Congress assembled and now united and reconstituted under the name ZANU PF do hereby adopt and grant unto ourselves this Constitution:

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