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Patrick Bond

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Director of the Centre for Civil Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa; author of Zimbabwe's Plunge and Uneven Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe, which used to be called "the breadbasket of Africa," is now an economic basket case, with half the people depending on food aid and inflation pegged at nine million percent. …

How Will the World Respond to Mugabe's Re-Election?

Zimbabwe, which used to be called "the breadbasket of Africa," is now an economic basket case, with half the people depending on food aid and inflation pegged at nine million percent. …

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