Cote d'Ivoire and Zimbabwe: Poisoned Chalice?

In September, Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai signed a power-sharing deal with President Robert Mugabe, aimed at ending years of political conflict and economic decline. There have already been problems forming a cabinet, so can such a deal work? An unsettling answer comes from another deeply divided, but once prosperous, African state which should itself be taking a further democratic step this month.

The World Today Published 1 November 2008 Updated 15 October 2020 4 minute READ

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