News & Comment

3 December 2013

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Africa has to act on Zimbabwe to avert a disaster

Face up to reality and start talking to Robert Mugabe

Emboldened by economic recovery, Africa has a new voice, writes Michael Holman

Something is stirring in Africa. Belatedly, often reluctantly, its leaders are speaking out on Zimbabwe. The rogue president in their ranks, they are coming to realise, poses a threat with the potential to destabilise their fragile continent, already caught in a growing storm.