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Requiem for opposition politics in Zimbabwe
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The Jurnal
Again, Zimbabwe produces no surprises in the outcome of the presidential and parliamentary elections. What does the election result mean for democratic governance in the country and indeed Africa? What is the value of opposition politics as exhausted as Movement for Democratic Change in Zimbabwe?  CMPI Journal brings different angles to the Zimbabwean election outcome.

Requiem for opposition politics in Zimbabwe

With a convincing victory in Wednesday's presidential and parliamentary polls, Zimbabwe Africa National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), Africa's patriarch Robert Mugabe has once more dealt a decisive blow on veteran opposition politician, Morgan Tsvangirai. As Lawrence Freeman reports, Tsvangirai's latest effort is the third time he failed to unseat the Mugabe inspite of all the support from Europe and United States.  Read more...
Zimbabweans queue to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections


Again, Mugabe seals Zimbabwe's fate in 'last' election 

Zimbabwe's Strongman Robert Mugabe
   In what may be his last term in office, Octogenarian Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has won a seventh term in office, following the announcement Saturday of the presidential and parliamentary elections in the southern African country. Mr Mugabe, 89, won 61% of the vote, against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's 34%.

Veteran opposition politician, Mr Tsvangirai like in previous elections cried foul and alleged fraudulent practices and threatened legal action. Read more...


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