#WEFAfrica17 Fragile states under the spotlight at WEF
#WEFAfrica17 Fragile states under the spotlight at WEF
President Robert Mugabe rejects claims Zimbabwe is a fragile state despite crisis
06 May, 2017, 02:45
The president boasted that Zimbabwe is the most developed country in Africa after South Africa, but for most Zimbabweans this is hard to believe.
This, despite at least four million citizens relying on donor aid for survival as hunger stalks nearly half the population.
"It is criminal for officials in government to drag the President to such events knowing fully well he will bring the country into disrepute", Biti said. Such social and economic data do not lie. Banks frequently put limits as low as $20 on the amount of cash depositors can withdraw and occasionally require customers to lug their withdrawals away as bags of heavy coin. "Zimbabwe is basically a failed little banana republic that can not pay its workers".
Despite living in a democratic country, more than 100 families in Zimbabwe are now being forcibly evicted from their home farmlands by First Lady Grace Mugabe.
According to the Fragile States Index, in 2016 some of the continent's most fragile states included Somalia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Niger, Burundi, Central Africa Republic, and Chad.
"We call on all countries that respect and acknowledge the rights of the people in the world to come to our support when we say that all those who are involved direct or indirect in the gross violation of human rights in our country to face the law‚" the statement said.
"Let us give others a chance, it is important that we have elections that are free and fair - that reflect the will of the people, that is at the heart of governance".
Laughing, Mugabe slowly said: "That isn't true". "I can call America fragile - they went on their knees to China". "Please help and die for this, ' what would we have said?" asked exasperated Zimbabwean filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga. "It appears even the leadership has become fragile too".
South Africa is, in fact, Number 9 on the United Nations index, far above Zimbabwe.
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