Wednesday, January 16, 2002
Keeping an eye on Zim

The regional body, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has explained its allegedly soft stance 'Mugabe Can Tell Us to Go to Hell'.

Polling Irregularities Continue to Emerge. But in Zambia, where a pro-Western leader was dubiously elected, so it doesn't matter.

Meanwhile Zanu gets up to some thuggery, burning down an opposition office and in another incident almost killing an opposition MP. They also cut off the opposition leader's electricity.

A draconian media bill has been dropped from Parliament, although they still want to get tough on the unions. Will this be the first recorded time that Thatcher sides with the unions?

Both Britain and America threaten sanctions. The Americans also sent in a human rights observer.

And this little story about attempts to change school names from the old Rhodesian monikers. It seems that they've been putting forward silly names.


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