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