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Zimbabwe. Renewed opposition factionalism.

Zimbabwe. Renewed opposition factionalism.

Both the recalled, expelled MPs, Didymus Mutasa and Tembo Mliswa, have vowed to fight their seats

Sixteen bye-elections, most of them triggered by the opposition, will be held on 10 June, parliamentary officials have decided. In the interim, the number could rise through further recalls. Normally, bye-elections should give a snapshot of the relative strengths of the main political parties and even of the standing of the various factions within them but there seems to be a strange reluctance among outspoken figures to submit to the scrutiny of the electors.

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