Jump to navigation

Vol 47 No 2

Published 20th January 2006


Zimbabwe

Stout party splits

The opposition has split, strengthening Mugabe's power but not his policies

Political and economic paralysis has overtaken Zimbabwe. The government does not know what to do with its two election victories of last year, apart from aiming blows at dissidents. The opposition, far from capitalising on economic decline, joblessness and food shortages, has declared war on itself. The Movement for Democratic Change has finally split.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 1108 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 have a print subscription already, click here for a password that gives you full access to the website.

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.