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Vol 49 No 14

Published 4th July 2008


Zimbabwe

Deaths and deals

The government sets tough terms for a power-sharing deal that might end the crisis

The election on 27 June was Zimbabwe's worst. The opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, had formally withdrawn but his name was still on the ballot paper (AC Vol 49 No 13). Few people bothered to vote. Even so, in some constituencies in Matebeleland, the combined number of spoiled ballots and votes for Tsvangirai outnumbered those for the unopposed President, Robert Mugabe.

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