Mnangagwa’s regime unlikely to clean up the fiscal mess because its principals continue to profit from Zimbabwe’s economic mayhem.
Nearly all of Africa has opposition parties – which is more than can be said for China. While opposition leaders face intimidation, their troubles are minor in comparison to the deadly retribution meted out in Russia
The Asian Tigers, as well as China, Ethiopia and Rwanda, support the view that autocracies grow more rapidly than democracies – but often lack the leadership renewal that regular free and and fair elections bring about
There needs to be a new generation of leaders in Africa that are untied to the complicated histories of their countries’ pasts
Tsvangirai did more than anyone “in Zimbabwe’s sad history to challenge the fearful state created by Mr Mugabe”