Tag Archives: Alex Magaisa

Zimbabweans disillusioned by post-poll crackdown

     

  The jury remains out as to whether Zimbabwe’s recent election had achieved the promised clean break with the past of the Mugabe era, says Freedom House’s Michael Abramowitz. Any… Read more »

Zimbabwe poll ‘charade’ proves ZANU-PF leopard can’t change its spots

     

Zimbabwe police stormed the headquarters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in the capital Harare on Thursday and detained 16 people after sealing off the building earlier, a… Read more »

Failure to forge liberal middle way still haunts Zimbabwe

     

Pity Zimbabwe. For more than 30 years its people have endured deepening poverty, rampant corruption and systematic human rights abuses, notes Michael Holman, a former Africa editor for the FT:… Read more »

Can foreign observers keep Zimbabwe’s election clean?

     

  Foreign observers will play a vital role in trying to ensure a clean election. Missions under the aegis of the African Union and the Southern African Development Community are… Read more »

Zimbabwe’s upcoming polls present new political dynamics

     

  Since the Movement for Democratic Change’s founding in 1999, Zimbabwe has been going through a protracted struggle for democratization. An entrenched incumbent, fortified by a strong political-military network, has… Read more »