Jump to navigation

Vol 50 No 1

Published 9th January 2009


Zimbabwe

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.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 1115 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.