You’d figure with accusations of being some sort of dictator, Robert Mugabe would’ve chosen any other style of facial hair.
Some sort of power-sharing agreement had been worked out with his political enemies, the MDC, where the parties split cabinet posts. Plus the Zanu-PF doesn’t have an iron grip on the legislature. So I thought Mugabe was slipping.
But then he unilaterally appointed some cabinet members and swore in two VP’s, which may endanger further talks between Zanu-PF and the opposition. Now that’s the Bob we know
and love! (Source: Mugabe swears in vice-presidents)
The allegedly improved political situation has not lead to economic stability. Zimbabwe’s inflation rate is somewhere around 231,000,000%.
(Read also: Harare diary: Daydreaming over)