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Text of report by privately-owned weekly newspaper The Zimbabwe Independent website on 5 April
[Report by Faith Zaba: "Mugabe Fights Knockout Plot"]
President Robert Mugabe is battling to thwart an internal Zanu PF plot playing out within Copac, which also involves the other two parties, MDC-T and MDC-N, designed to deliver a "technical knock-out blow" against him by a joint force drawn from a cross-section of rivals straddling the three main political organizations.
Mugabe, who recently survived efforts to knock him out of the next presidential election through term and age limits, is now cracking down on Copac and those behind the plot to oust him in a bid to halt them in their tracks. Copac officials are now under pressure to fast-track the constitution-making process and deliver a draft before it is given to the management committee and then principals. It will also go back to the parties for final approval. The draft would …