The Telegraph – Africa needs to act over Zimbabwe

The abhorrent spectacle of Robert Mugabe being inaugurated as president after Friday’s sham election has prompted widespread revulsion, nowhere more so than in Africa itself. The days when Mugabe could rely on the embarrassed silence of his neighbours as he trampled on the liberties of his countrymen are over.

Uh huh. Meanwhile:

Times Online – Robert Mugabe hailed a hero at African Union summit

And so much, as they say, for that idea.