Abdullah Abdullah says Karzai’s election illegal

By Incorrect Author 5 November 2009

After withdrawing from the presidential run-off election a few days earlier, Abdullah Abdullah said Hamid Karzai's re-election was illegal, and will make it hard for him to address the country’s endemic corruption or deal with its many other fearsome challenges. Karzai had pledged to eradicate government corruption even though he had seemed to reject the idea of removing tainted officials. Western leaders have continued to urge Karzai to focus strongly on governance, security and corruption. Read more: VOA


While we have your attention...

An increasingly rare commodity, quality independent journalism costs money - though not nearly as much as its absence.

Every article, every day, is our contribution to Defending Truth in South Africa. If you would like to join us on this mission, you could do much worse than support Daily Maverick's quest by becoming a Maverick Insider.

Click here to become a Maverick Insider and get a closer look at the Truth.


Project David Mabuza’s Long Walk to Rehabilitation

By Stephen Grootes

One of the largest carp ever caught on record was done so using the ashes of the fisherman's deceased friend.