Now that Mugabe has resigned, the hope is that the military will allow a genuinely democratic transition to take place. All political players, including opposition parties, would need to be incorporated into a broad-based transitional authority pending credible elections. But for the elections to be credible, the transitional authority would need urgently to reform the electoral system. This would ensure Zimbabweans can freely and fairly choose their leaders. Without this, peace and prosperity will continue to elude Zimbabwe.

Writes Enock C. Mudzamiri in The Conversation, on the November 2017 “smart coup” staged by the Zimbabwe military against Robert Mugabe. But the military is pursuing its own interests, which not necessarily are coincident with that of the population…

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