Ruvimbo Shingaira

This week, while African leaders persuaded the G8 heads in Evian to listen to the views of African heads of state on their own development path, the Zimbabwe regime used military force to suppress the views of its people.

The five African leaders argued for a new attitude towards Africa, based not on aid, but on respect for African approaches to solving economic and social problems. While there is debate on the paths being put forward, the idea that powerful nations stop more