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I really hope so it is true... but knowing life this scumbag will find other way around to get rid of opposition again

How about someone go up to the man ( you know who ) and pull the trigger.
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How about someone go up to the man ( you know who ) and pull the trigger.
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A zimbabwean civilian ? The man ( you know who ) is a real bully !
The best would be if is army turns on him.
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Old 05.06.2008, 00:30
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A zimbabwean civilian ? The man ( you know who ) is a real bully !
The best would be if is army turns on him.
I guess people are too scared of him to take a serious action... They probably still worship him for the past related to ex-Rhodesia and are too confused with the current situation.

The best would be someone independent who gives an end to this nonsense...
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Re: Zimbabwe: I hope this is true....Mugabe defeated

I'd suggest Simon Mann if he wasn't likely to spend the rest of his life rotting in a prison in Equitorail Guinea...
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I'd suggest Simon Mann if he wasn't likely to spend the rest of his life rotting in a prison in Equitorail Guinea...
How about Janus Walus but he is also life imprisoned...
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Re: Zimbabwe: I hope this is true....Mugabe defeated

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Frank Chikane, director general of Mr. Mbekiís office, held a news conference on Wednesday in which he denied not only that the president had received the letter, but that it even existed, according to the South African Press Association. And in a statement, Mr. Mbekiís office accused the news media of printing a fabrication and being taken in by a disinformation campaign.
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Re: Zimbabwe: I hope this is true....Mugabe defeated

That's becoming increasingly common in Africa - "The bad thing never happened - it's all a Western plot."
But what to do? If the world stands back and lets Mugabe rig the next election and get in, then it means anyone can do it. But what's the alternative? Persuade the AU to go in like they did in the Comoros or somehow get the UN to do somethig, which it won't as China has a Security Council veto.
I doubt the AU would do anything anyway as a good chunk of the continent is having a love-in with mugabe because of his policies.
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Re: Zimbabwe: I hope this is true....Mugabe defeated

Sadly Morgan Tsvangari has been forced to pull out of the elections. It is absolutely shocking that the International community are prepared to stand by and watch and do nothing. Shame on you all (those of you with power)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7468181.stm
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Re: Zimbabwe: I hope this is true....Mugabe defeated

I don't normally agree with military action where it can be avoided, but maybe a special forces job is in hand now so the people can have a proper election.
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I don't normally agree with military action where it can be avoided, but maybe a special forces job is in hand now so the people can have a proper election.
Just one weeny sniper and it would all be over...
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Re: Zimbabwe: I hope this is true....Mugabe defeated

So true Sandgrounder, so true
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Re: Zimbabwe: I hope this is true....Mugabe defeated

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Sadly Morgan Tsvangari has been forced to pull out of the elections. It is absolutely shocking that the International community are prepared to stand by and watch and do nothing. Shame on you all (those of you with power)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7468181.stm

Perhaps the MDC should fake an oil discovery. The US would have troops in faster than you can say "Halliburton".

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A zimbabwean civilian ? The man ( you know who ) is a real bully !
The best would be if is army turns on him.
The army will never turn on Mugabe. The army needs Mugabe because he lets then do what they want. It's not Mugabe who is having a ball razing the place to the ground, it's the army. Mugabe is a senile bat.


The army is afraid that a new leader will step in and keep them from reigning with fear and destruction.
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Re: Zimbabwe: I hope this is true....Mugabe defeated

My husband and I were discussing whether there would be a revolution, sadly we concluded that there probably wouldn't be. It does upset me to think of places like Zimbabwe, Burma, Laos etc. where the people just don't have freedom of speech, movement, choice, affordable food etc. Then you have the western world willing to 'help' countries that produce oil. Hypocritical? I'd say.
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The game is up Mr Mugabe

"You've been a most disagreable chap"
= Queen strips Mugabe of knighthood =

Mr Mugabe's honorary knighthood was conferred on him during a state visit

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's honorary Knighthood has been annulled by the Queen, the BBC has learned.
Mr Mugabe, condemned over violence ahead of a presidential run-off election, was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath in 1994.
Foreign Secretary David Miliband recommended to the Queen that he be stripped of the honour - and the Queen has approved that request.
Ministers are also trying to block a Zimbabwe cricket tour next year.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown has faced calls in the Commons for Mr Mugabe's honorary Knighthood to be withdrawn - most recently from Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg.

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Re: Zimbabwe: I hope this is true....Mugabe defeated

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Unfortunately it would only be the beginning of a very long road back to recovery... the top brass in the army would probably make a mad scramble for power on top of it. They are all rather fearful (Mugabe included) that the heavy hand of justice is waiting for them when Mugabe goes due to things which went down in the past. Of course, their present actions are only making things even worse but hey - if the past is anything to go by they'll get off scott free again.

On a related note, my father was recently in Harare on a business trip. He went downtown to a restaurant we used to go to and ordered 2 steak sandwiches and 2 cokes for himself and his driver. The bill came to 14 billion dollars or somewhere thereabouts!
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Perhaps HRH could direct a few lads from the SAS to go down there and remove it from him personally. Whilst in His Presence they might also drop a grenade down his benighted trousers.
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Old 25.06.2008, 23:15
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Re: The game is up Mr Mugabe

Mugabe's got too much support in Africa for anyone else to force him out, really. Can you really see South Africa letting anyone attack Zimbabwe, even as part of a UN force?
It shows what a farce the AU is as they were more than happy to go into the Comoros to remove the leader of one of the islands becuase he was undemocratically holding onto power ater losing an election, but they won't do anything about this.
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Re: The game is up Mr Mugabe

Fingers crossed that support is slipping away, according to this article today in the Irish Times:

http://www.ireland.com/newspaper/fro...343499793.html
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