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20 November 2017 20:54 (South Africa)

Mugabe limits lifespan of unity government

  • 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 said that the unity government should be ended in February 2011, as it was meant to last only two years. "If it is a question of just a couple more months, then I will have no objections, but to give it another life of six months or one year, no, no, no," Mugabe was quoted as saying in the Herald newspaper. Dates for next year's election have not yet been set, although Mugabe reportedly favours a mid-year election. Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has not yet commented on Mugabe's statement. He seems as sick as Mugabe is of the misnamed "unity" government, but won't want to end the agreement if that means Bob gets to rule by himself.  Read more: TimesLive

  • 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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