What start is this for a regime promising Lazarus-like revival for the ruling party and its friends around the world -- not to mention ordinary Zimbabweans?
It's the final lap before Zimbabwe's first election since the fall of Robert Mugabe. The jury is out on who will win the presidency.
A new survey suggests opposition Zimbabwean leader Nelson Chamisa is closing in on the ruling Zanu-PF's President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Zimbabweans have every right to celebrate the end of Robert Mugabe's long and disastrous reign, but they would be wrong to assume that this is the end of their political problems.