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Vol 50 No 1

Published 9th January 2009


The end game speeds up

Six Zimbabweans make diverse predictions about economic and political developments in the year ahead but agree on the main problem

THE CIVIC SOCIETY ACTIVIST The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) will reject the agreement brokered by South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki and no inclusive government will be formed (AC Vol 49 No 25). Constitutional Amendment 19, which provides for a unity government, will not get the necessary two-thirds majority in Parliament on 20 January. President Robert Mugabe will try to form a minority government by March but it will have no international recognition or financial support.

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