Jump to navigation

Vol 46 No 21

Published 21st October 2005


MDC muddle

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change is split, and the future of Morgan Tsvangirai, its leader, is in doubt. Tsvangirai wants to boycott the coming elections, as voting would seem to legitimise President Robert Mugabe's government. The rival MDC faction, led by its Secretary General, Welshman Ncube, wants to take part and frustrate the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front's plan to control both houses of the legislature.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 270 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.