08 August 2018, The Tablet

Zimbabwe election: Democracy is a fragile work in progress


 

Zimbabwe has been put to the test of whether it can manage a democratic political system, and it has been found wanting. This is not the fault of the Zimbabwean people, who understand the concept of democracy perfectly well. Whether a winner-takes-all or a proportional representation system is embraced, the basic principle is majority rule with protection for minorities

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