Zim" what now?

2008-06-25 00:00

Morgan Tsvangirai’s decision to withdraw from what he has aptly described as “a violent, illegitimate sham of an election” in Zimbabwe confronts the Southern African Development Community (SADC) with both its most shameful moment and its last opportunity to try to save some face from this regional disaster.

And I have listened to people here who were involved in the anti-apartheid campaign express shock and disbelief that the SADC countries, especially South Africa which they saw as a beacon of enlightenment after the Mandela Miracle, have allowed this to happen on their own doorstep.

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