Reports suggest that Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, has once again "stolen" an election.
What motivates Mr. Mugabe, as he clings to power after 33 years at the top? He and Nelson Mandela came from similar backgrounds and in the beginning of his tenure Mugabe was seen as a statesman. What went wrong in Mugabe's case?
And what might the near future hold for South Africa?
Social futurist Mal Fletcher responds in this BBC Radio interview with host Will Gompertz.
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You are right that we often shrink back from fully expressing our convictions because it puts us "out there". We must realise that the world looks at us at the same time as they hear us. We must learn the lessons & press on. Eme, United Kingdom
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