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Vol 55 No 23

Published 21st November 2014


Zimbabwe

MDC can't exploit ZANU-PF splits

Although ZANU-PF’s internal strife is playing out under the spotlight, the main opposition cannot seem to profit

Restoring credibility is now the challenge for the opposition Movement for Democratic Change as much as for the governing Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. ZANU-PF hopes to re-launch its fortunes with a decision on the succession at its party Congress next December, after spending the last few months in a welter of faction-fighting. Not to be outdone, Morgan Tsvangirai and his official MDC have also been damaging their prospects with unseemly internal battles and unpopular personnel changes.

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