Zimbabwe: The Power Sharing Agreement and Implications for U.S. Policy

15 07 2009

URL: http://opencrs.com/document/RL34509/. Source: Congressional Research Service.

After almost a year of uncertainty following Zimbabwe’s March 2008 elections, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai was sworn as Prime Minister of a new coalition government on February 11, 2009. The new governments establishment comes five months after a power-sharing agreement was signed in an effort to resolve the political standoff resulting from the flawed 2008 elections. For the first time since independence, the ruling party has lost its majority in the National Assembly…




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