Zimbabwe: Mugabe Now Has Support, Claims Harare

source: allAfrica
The Nation (Nairobi)
19 August 2008
Posted to the web 20 August 2008
Kitsepile Nyathi
Harare

The Zimbabwean government today claimed that African leaders were warming up to President Robert Mugabe after realising that they were misled by the opposition on his re-election.

African leaders broke with tradition to condemn Mr Mugabe’s June 27 run-off election where he ran alone following the last minute withdrawal from the race by main contender and opposition leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai.

This was after more than 100 of Mr Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters were killed and thousands others displaced in an orgy of state sponsored violence ahead of [continue reading]



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