Mugabe begs whites to return to Zimbabwe

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mugabeThe Government of Zimbabwe led by the President Robert Mugabe now says that it wishes to see the return of white farmers. The country’s economy lies in ruins after white farmers were subjected to years of government sanctioned harassment.

During most of the 90s Zimbabwe was known as the breadbasket of Africa. Its fertile soil allowed farmers to grow large crops such as wheat, corn and tobacco which were exported across the African continent. During the 90s it was the white farmers who were behind the country’s once flourishing agricultural sector and owned up to 70% of all farmland; something that Mugabe and his Zanu party decided to change through extreme leftist policies. Through government reform, agricultural land was reallocated from white farmers to the country’s black population and in 2000 he government pushed through yet another reform. This reform forced white farmers to hand over their land and they…

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