Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Lock (USAF)

The Complexities of Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe
Chido Makunike looks at the various competing interests in Zimbabwe, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), the Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), Robert Mugabe and the West in relation to what the Zimbabweans are hoping to get out of democracy. Over a month after Zimbabwe's March 29 elections, the winner of the presidential poll remains unknown. The delay adds considerable additional complexity to the many undercurrents of the country's problems.