16 August 2004
“The spark that distinguished Zimbabwe from the rest of Africa has gone.”
John Mufakare, the director of the Employers’ Confederation of Zimbabwe
* Zimbabwe, as Southern Rhodesia, was, of course, independent for many years before this, but under Ian Smith, instead of under Robert Mugabe. Not everyone believes that the change has been for the better. GD
** Can this last figure possibly be true? This is much more than the population of Liverpool. Where in the UK are all these Zimbabweans? GD
I will attach the full article: two sides of A4. It’s worth a read, if only for the approach of the authorities in Botswana to illegal immigrants. It is far simpler than the much-criticised approach of the UK government.
Almost full here until the end of August, then a week in St David’s.