Topics

Morgan Tsvangirai
Mystery blogger exposing threats to fair election in Zimbabwe
Mystery blogger exposing threats to fair election in Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Amid fears that Zimbabwe is headed for another disputed election, the observer to whom almost every Zimbabwean is turning for guidance is an anonymous "concerned father" and alleged renegade member of President Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party, with more than 300,000 Facebook followers. Mugabe has offered a $300,000 reward for the arrest of the Facebook figure, "Baba Jukwa," who launched his page in March and seems to have so much inside knowledge that many believe he is in the ZANU-PF hierarchy. On Tuesday's eve of the vote, Baba Jukwa issued a flurry of Facebook updates, exposing an alleged state intelligence agent whom he said...

Loading