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Vol 48 No 14

Published 6th July 2007


Zimbabwe

Good week, bad year

While President Mugabe has been glad-handing his counterparts in Accra, political and security problems proliferate at home

It's been a good week for President Robert Mugabe in Ghana at the African Union summit. Away from the economic and political meltdown back home, he played elder statesman among the summiteers and spoke at a public meeting in Accra to loud applause. His scowling Justice Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, organised hecklers to disrupt Zimbabwean opposition politicians speaking to Ghanaian civil society meetings.

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