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What now for Zimbabwe?

Five ways the Movement for Democratic Change can survive defeat

By Simukai Tinhu  

What will it take to get Mugabe out of power?

The hotly contested election in Zimbabwe has come and gone. Zimbabwe’s patriarch, Robert Mugabe has been declared the winner in the Presidential election by the Zimbabwe Electoral  Commission (ZEC), the body that controls elections. This “win” has created a dilemma for the opposition, which has been left with a few options.

The first option is for the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) to challenge the electoral outcome via the courts. Indeed, Morgan Tsvangirai, told a press conference that…

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