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Mark Ashurst

Mark Ashurst

    The seven-year itch
    The seven-year itch
    With impeccable timing, Jacob Zuma arrived in London exactly seven years after the charges of a "conspiracy to harm the president" laid against...
    The seven-year itch
    The seven-year itch
    With impeccable timing, Jacob Zuma arrived in London exactly seven years after the charges of a "conspiracy to harm the president" laid against...
    A rough time to be in charge
    A rough time to be in charge
    Spared the burdens of office, President Robert Mugabe might one day reflect on the lessons of his long career. No doubt he will rail and grieve at...
    Rough justice
    Rough justice
    The chief of police is all smiles. A big man and jovial, he strides towards us wearing a T-shirt and flip-flops. A large brown bottle of Dos M beer...
    Lessons from Latin America
    Lessons from Latin America
    To be the Brazil of Africa looks like a reasonable summary of the ambitions of the government of South African President Thabo Mbeki.