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deepening economic crisis have led to protests of unprecedented intensity
against the regime of President Robert Mugabe. However, the opposition is
divided, and Mr. Mugabe still has plenty of tricks up his sleeve. If the
coalition of opposition parties can remain unified, it has a chance of
unseating the president in next year’s elections. But no matter the outcome,
unrest is likely to continue.
Anonymous GIS Expert
Professional economists rather than politicians are being called in by political leaders facing economic difficulties. French President Francois Hollande is the latest to follow this path. But such appointments can spell danger when the technocrat fails to understand that their role is the scapegoat for government failure and not a pathway to international economic...
Professor Enrico Colombatto