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In the end, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe had to blink

In the end, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe had to blink

At 93, it was normal that Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe had lost some of his faculties. Relinquishing power was his most level-headed action for years. Robert Mugabe, who resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday, at the closing ceremony of the 28th Southern African...

On the front lines: Barry Moody recalls sleepless nights

Voters finally punish South Africa’s ANC

By Barry Moody Local elections in South Africa this month have inflicted a stinging blow on the long dominant ANC party of Nelson Mandela, punishing it for economic mismanagement and corruption. But the result is a lot less surprising than how long it took to happen....

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