Africa: Politics and Societies South of the Sahara

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF Triumphs in Elections, MDC Alleges Fraud

Posted in African Politics, Zimbabwe by ruben eberlein on August 10, 2013

zimbabwesqFor German media, the situation in Zimbabwe seems perfectly clear: President Robert Mugabe is an “old devil” (Spiegel Online) or a “devilish long-time president” (Stutt-garter Zeitung) who, it is said, ruined the country during his 33 years in power. The development of the country, however, is much more complex than the media suggest. Read my article on Zimbabwe in the latest issue of Jungle World (German, pdf here).

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