A post by our own Salama Cooper.....
WINNERS AND LOOSERS!
So, the week ended with some competitions and games were played. Some rough and dirty, some smooth and clean, some just ugly!, yes, there's really ugly games out there which plays with human lives. Happens in Zimbabwe.
But first, I would like to congratulate the Liverpool fans (for those who like soccer) and Pittsburgh Steelers fans (those who're into American Football). Pole sana Chelsea and the Cardinals. And that's all I know, please don't ask me more.
I couldn't believe it when I read that, Morgan Tsvangirai is giving in and is joining a coalition gov. as a prime minister with President Robert moron. When is this giving in going to stop?, Is it really the true spirit of wanting to save our people or is it just a wish for the prominent position? According to him (M.Tsvang) he said that it's for cognizant of the poverty and the suffering of the people of Zimbabwe. Yea! but, there's completely no way, none, whatsoever, to remove that antediluvian? Democracy has failed but there's some other ways right? The freaking thing is 84 yrs old for heaven sake!, he also once declared that Zimbabwe was his?? (oh! puh leez, give me a f..king break) what in theWorld does he still want? he probably want to be like Benjamin Button. But, geez!, dude, that's a disease, it's not like it's fun!. He definetely need to disappear somewhere out of this planet and rest his old ass. Or may be he wants to die in the middle of the cabinet meeting to be known as a hero. However, that will just give people extra work of putting together his old skeletons instead of making important decisions for the country and the downtrodden.
The Cholera epidemic is spreading from cities to rural areas, more than 60,000 people have gotten the disease and more that 3,100 have died. The country's economic crisis has worsened so sharply that the number of people needing food aid will raise by next two months from 5million to 7million of the country's 12 million people. Unbelivable!
Some political analysts doubt that a coalition between unlikely partners can last. According to NY Times, a senior analyst with the International Crisis Group, Sydney Masamvu said that, "It's a question of when, not if, this thing will collapse" It also reported that, some African leaders think this behavior of allowing leaders to keep power through negotiated deals after fraud-ridden elections set a terrible precedent.
It was Dec 2007, when Kenya slid into chaos. As poll results favored the challenger Raila Odinga, an official from the pro democracy group that administered the poll, later explained in the media that, he believed that the results would promptly be made public as a check against election fraud by either side. But then his superiors said the poll numbers would be kept secret, apparently, his institution succembed to political pressure from the western super powers. Little we knew that poor Raila Odinga was viewed differently as not one of them. He was educated in East Germany and named his son after Fidel Castro. Now, if it wasn't for pressure from those who decides what kind of lifestyle Africa should lead, and if polls were released in Kenya, a huge difference would've made and even lives would've saved.
This power sharing aren't the way to go. Does this mean that everytime the ruling party senses the loss in election, it should manipulate the outcome so that they can stay on power?
This makes me asking myself, when I we going to stop bending over?
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