Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Rival Says He Will Defeat Mugabe by Landslide "HARARE, Zimbabwe Feb. 13 -- A former ruling party stalwart opened his presidential campaign Wednesday by saying he would defeat President Robert Mugabe in a landslide in Zimbabwe's March 29 election, but he offered few hints on how.
Simba Makoni's hour-long news conference, followed by the release of a nine-page policy document titled 'Elements of the Manifesto,' amounted to his most detailed comments since he announced last week that he intended to challenge Mugabe's nearly 28 years in power."