I’ve just received word from my good friend, Wayne Mudekwa at The Standard. The UFLL have set a date for my interview with their leader, Addi Mbantuwe. He is a former labour leader who rose to power as Party Chairman of Authenticity, the country’s Official Opposition. He’s an unlikely leader whom I suspect is more fascinated with the idea of power rather than the desire to shape a nation.
I’ve left word with my bureau chief about my plans to meet Mbantuwe. Unfortunately, I have no Embassy to report to since they’ve all fled the country. I don’t expect trouble, but one can never be sure.