Spring of Democracy in Zambia

The Swedish journalist Petter Polme is often writing interesting and mind-opening about Zambia: ”I never thought I would be happy to announce that a 74 year old man has won an election.”

He continues: ”Especially not one who is a populist who lashes out against anyone, supports Mugabe and also wants to throw out Chinese investors. But still when opposition leader Michael Sata was formally declared the winner of the Zambian Presidential Election of 2011 I cheered with the Zambians. When southern hemisphere now enters into spring, democracy in Zambia is in full bloom.”

Read the whole article by Petter Bolme from Globalreporting.net (external link) »

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