During the past week we have seen both the worst and the best versions of Palestinian action.
This past week has been characterized by drama and confusion in South Africa and Zimbabwe. In South Africa the drama started on Sunday, Feb.
Over a week has passed after the partial withdrawal of the opposition party (MDC) from the unity government.
My brief visit to Zimbabwe had a few surprises, such as availability of basic foodstuffs instead of empty shelves in supermarkets.
There is a Sotho expression, batho pele -- meaning "putting people first" -- that one wishes could inform politics in Zimbabwe.
The South African elections have eclipsed all news in our region. These went fairly smoothly with isolated incidents.