n African Security Review - More of the same? : Zimbabwe : Africa watch
|Article Title||More of the same? : Zimbabwe : Africa watch|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Author||Richard Cornwell and Chris Maroleng|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||57 - 58|
Extracted from text ... AFRICA WATCH ZIMBABWE More of the same? On 31 March this year Zimbabweans went to the polls to elect a new parliament. The ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) had laid the groundwork for yet another victory, having in the last few years hobbled the opposition press, hounded its principal rival, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) by means fair and foul, and either co-opted or cowed the population at large with a welter of blandishments and threats. Under the circumstances, there were few external observers who expected the MDC to achieve anything like its brave showing in the ..
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