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Arthur Mutambara, Zimbabwe's Deputy Prime Minister

As a student Arthur Mutambara campaigned against the abuses of President Robert Mugabe's regime. Now as deputy prime minister of Zimbabwe he is in government with him.

Arthur Mutambara was a student leader in the late 1980s campaigning against the abuses of President Robert Mugabe's regime. Now, as deputy prime minister of Zimbabwe, he is in a power-sharing coalition with him. He tells Owen Bennett Jones how he deals with old enmities, why the unity government is the only way forward for the country's politics, and why he admires Che Guevara.

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28 minutes

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Mon 22 Feb 2010 04:32GMT

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  • Sat 20 Feb 2010 18:32GMT
  • Sun 21 Feb 2010 07:32GMT
  • Sun 21 Feb 2010 15:32GMT
  • Mon 22 Feb 2010 04:32GMT

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

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