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Zimbabwe after Mugabe, plus ça change…
The violent crackdown on Zimbabwe's opposition continues.
Well-connected businessmen continue to strip the state of resources, despite famine conditions. The same politicians and securocrats maintain their grip.
So what might actually drive change?
We ask Alex Magaisa, a lawyer who helped draft Zimbabwe’s constitution, and worked with the opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai in the government of national unity in 2012-13.