Mugabe Snubs Opposition, Keeps Key Ministries

Unity government already in trouble
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 11, 2008 11:07 AM CDT
Mugabe Snubs Opposition, Keeps Key Ministries
Sept. 15, when the power sharing agreement was made.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Zimbabwe's new unity government already is in jeopardy, and it hasn't started governing yet. Robert Mugabe handed out government ministries yesterday and kept the meaningful ones, including the army and police, for his own party, the BBC reports. The opposition MDC "totally and absolutely rejects this nonsense," said a spokesman. South African mediators are on their way back.
(Read more Robert Mugabe stories.)

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