Back to Business As Usual


Mugabe's rule is widely discredited

A week after Robert Mugabe won another term in a presidential election widely regarded as rigged, it's back to business as usual in Zimbabwe. Opposition leader and presidential candidate Morgan Tsvangirai was formally charged with treason for allegedly plotting to assassinate Mugabe, another white farmer was killed by marauders, the son of a human-rights activist was beaten, and youth militia went on a rampage against supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change. Tsvangirai, the third MDC official to be arraigned on the treason charge, was released on bail and had to surrender his passport. "It was expected," he told TIME....

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