ACAS Bulletin

Special Issue on the 2008 Zimbabwe Elections
(No. 79)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
with Timothy Scarnecchia (editor), Wendy Urban-Mead (editor), Norma Kriger, Jimmy G. Dube, Augustine Hungwe, Sabwlo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, David Moore, Amy E. Ansell, Peta Thornycroft
Spring 2008
55 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe
Language: English
Contents: Introduction • Can Elections End Mugabe's Dictatorship? • Methodism and Socio-Political Action in Zimbabwe: 2000-2007 • An Analysis of the Emerging Political Dispensation in South Africa -- Parallels Between ZCTU-MDC and COSATU's Relationship to the ANC • Reaping the Bitter Fruits of Stalinist Tendencies in Zimbabwe • An Academic's Journalism in Zimbabwean Interregnum • Operation 'Final Solution': Intimidation and Violence Against White Farmers in Post-Election Zimbabwe • Zimbabwe: Ndira Body Found • "Letter from Harare--May 8, 2008" • An Open Letter to South African President Thabo Mbeki • Editorial: In Zimbabwe Today, Politics in Violence • Guide on On-line Resources • The newsletter discusses Morgan Tsvangirai, ZANU-PF (Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front), Robert Mugabe, (MDC-T), Arthur Mutambara, MDC-M, the Zambian Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU-Zambia), the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD9, Frederic Chiluba, Kenneth Kaunda, the United National Independence Party (UNIP), the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), Simba Makoni, Didymus Mutasa, Tendai Biti, the Joint Operations Command, Emmerson Mnangawa, Operation Makavhoterapapi, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, Jacob Zuma, SADC, the Electoral Act, Jonathan Moyo, the Methodist Church in Zimbabwe, Graham Shaw, the Zimbabwe National Pastor's Conference, the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop Levee Kadenge, the Christian Alliance, HIV/AIDS, the South African Communist Party (SACP), the African National Congress (ANC), the Democratic Alliance, Zwelinzima Vavi, Cyril Ramaphosa, Kgalema Motlanthe, Blade Nzimande, gold, oil investment, President George Bush, Africom, the International Criminal Court, the African Union, Prime Minister Gordon Brown, the Black Economic Empowerment Act, Jackie Selebi, Henning Melber, and Masipula Sithole.
Used by permission of several co-chairs of ACAS.
Collection: Association of Concerned Africa Scholars Papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections