Ethnic politics on the Zimbabwean campaign trail - do voters really care? -- by Marko Phiri

From African Arguments Tue Feb 19 2013, 18:15:00

    Since independence in 1980, there appears to be an ingrained political psyche peculiar to Zimbabwe's Matebeleland region,  where the region's political landscape has been painted by some in ethnicity colours.  Historians say today's tribal politics date back to

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