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27 July 2017 16:49 (South Africa)

Zanu-PF says 2011 elections are possible, but are they really?

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's party, Zanu-PF, has posted an article on its website under the headline "Elections inevitable", stating that there is "no reason" why elections should not be held next year when the mandate of the power-sharing government runs out. However, since the process of writing the new constitution is at least a year behind schedule, and there are no guarantees in place to ensure the elections would be free and fair, the elections are unlikely to take place so soon.  Read more: Reuters via the M&G

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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