Archive for March 28th, 2008

28
Mar
08

African democracy

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CAN WESTERN STYLE DEMOCRACY WORK IN AFRICA?

Zimbabweans will go the polls this Saturday but the outlook for the opposition is bleak in spite of the fact that the country has been in a total economic meltdown for several years.

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28
Mar
08

Talking points for 28 March

Good morning, some questions on kidnapping, Islam and Zimbabwe to get us going today. And Iraq, where the government has extended by 10 days a deadline for Shia militiamen in the southern city of Basra to hand over their weapons. Is the extension proof of the government’s weakness or a sign of a desire for time to find a political solution?

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