04 June, 2012

Egypt's ex-president Mubarak sentence a perfect example

by sibanda tendai

 Mubarak seated in cage in the courtroom .(Image source: Reuters).THEBLAZE ,June 2,2012

Egypt justice system has set a perfect example for other African countries  through imposing a life in prison sentence on their former head of state.
This is a watershed moment in African politics landscape as seen last week.
The Court in Cairo sentenced the 84 year old ex-president Hosni Mubarak for his role in causing immense human suffering and failing to stop the killings of protestors during the past year revolts that ousted him and marking a 31 year reign to an end.
This will enable Egypt to emerge more stronger and powerful constitutional, economically, political and socially.
 Mubaraks case is still making a considerable progress and the wider Arab spring protests.
Pakistan serves as a perfect example why it is not advantageous to execute the former head of state. All former presidents become indicated and hence excruciating.
Africa needs to have a fleet of former presidents to serve as a voice of good judgment and potency.
 Nelson Mandela (South Africa),  Kwame Nkrumah(Ghana) ,  Julius Nyerere(Tanzania) has more of these heavy weights.
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