April 2, 2008

THE BUZZARDS GATHER:

Mugabe's party loses control of parliament (Chris McGreal, 4/03/08, The Guardian)

Robert Mugabe's government was dealt another blow yesterday when the ruling Zanu-PF party lost control of parliament to the opposition for the first time since independence 28 years ago.

But with no count from the presidential race released four days after the vote, impatient opposition leaders defied government warnings not to pre-empt the state's election commission and announced that its final tally of returns gave the Movement for Democratic Change candidate, Morgan Tsvangirai, an outright majority over Mugabe.

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 2, 2008 8:04 PM
Comments

Have the King County votes been tallied yet? They could put Mugabe over the top.

Posted by: ras at April 2, 2008 9:11 PM

Guess which stock market had the best returns (595%) in 2007

Posted by: h-man at April 3, 2008 3:28 AM

Regime change kit.
Contents: one (1) rope, one (1) lamp-post.
Additional materials required: one (1) tyrant.

Posted by: Mike Morley at April 3, 2008 6:22 AM

Ya think Jimmy will fly to Harare and speak the truth to power? For the people of Zimbabwe?

Posted by: ratbert at April 3, 2008 6:33 AM
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