7 Dec What lessons can the SADC region learn from developments in Zimbabwe?
Zimbabwe's political dynamics have now shifted, and commentators believe the SADC region should draw lessons from the Zimbabwean case, and realise that over-staying in power is a source of conflict, which leads to turmoil, because the leader's exit is now imposed by the people. Former president Robert Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe for almost four decades, before stepping down last month, after the army seized power and the ruling party turned against him. His former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, was sworn in as president. On the Forum@8 , Sakina Kamwendo spoke to PESA Regional Analyst,Gideon Chitanga on what some of the key lessons from the Zimbabwean case are, for the SADC region