"This policy brief comprises several articles which were all written by different authors. Dr Dr Eduardo Sitoe of the Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique wrote about the forced co-habitation the village of Marromeu described as the “MOZAMBICAN MIRACLE”. Dr Victor Tonchi discussed the Namibian Third Delimitation commission. The Namibian Constitution provides for the establishment of a Delimitation Commission for purposes of creating new regions and constituencies. Over the past 12 years, three such commissions have been established. A Delimitation Commission is temporary and exists only during the period of its mandate. Professor Wiseman Chijere Chirwa, of Chancellor College, University of Malawi wrote about the OPPOSITION IN DISARRAY in Malawi. Professor Balefi Tsie of the University of Botswana examines BOTSWANA’S ELECTORAL POLITICS IN 2004."