Sunday, January 18, 2004

Zimbabwe: ZANU-PF split

Hmmm ...
... an anti-corruption crackdown that began this week with the arrest of [Mugabe's] relative and top crony Philip Chiyangwa .... has split his party between the old guard, led by Mugabe, and the so-called Young Turks, who believe Mugabe is trying to victimise them because he suspects they are plotting against him.

...Mugabe this week said he had helped young men establish banks and accumulate different forms of wealth, but he accused them of having become corrupt and resorting to sabotaging his government and the economy in pursuit of wealth. He said he would no longer tolerate any corruption.