Zimbabweans have been here before. They vote, the opposition wins despite the pressures and threats to keep Zanu-PF in power, and Robert Mugabe brazenly fixes the figures to stay on and take his country to new depths of decline.
The three weeks since the election have seen the initiative swing back and forth between Zanu-PF and Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change. The MDC caught Zanu-PF off balance by swiftly producing its tally of results and claiming victory. Zimbabwe’s rulers were clearly shocked that Mugabe took only four in 10 votes and appeared to have lost parliament for the first time since independence 28 years ago.… Seguir leyendo »