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Vol 50 No 18

Published 11th September 2009


Zimbabwe

Sodom and tomorrow

The death of Vice-President Joseph Msika has wrecked the succession strategy of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. The plan had been to hold a party congress - delayed by 2008's cholera outbreak - in December, with no changes in the main leadership posts. Most provincial congresses would vote for no change, with President Robert Mugabe as First Secretary, Msika as Senior Second Secretary, Joice Mujuru as Junior Second

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