The latest chapter in a sad story: after weeks of intimidation and violence by supporters of Robert Mugabe, the opposition is calling it quits. Morgan Tsvangirai has pulled out of the impending presidential election, which he calls a “violent, illegitimate sham.”
All Africa: MDC’s official statement
All Africa: SADC calls for election to be postponed
Analysis by Reuters: Tsvangirai’s risky gamble
The award for best summary headline goes to A Blog For All: Zimbabwe Loses.
— by Jonathan Werve —