The end for Mugabe?

2008-03-05 00:00

With the Zimbabwe elections due in three weeks’ time, observer teams might as well write their verdicts now. The elections will not be free and fair. They cannot be, for the conditions required for free electioneering have not existed throughout the campaigning period.

Mugabe has even decreed that only “friendly” observer teams will be allowed into the country to monitor the elections, and if they run true to form they will turn a blind eye to all these grotesque abuses and validate the outcome. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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