dglobalnews.com Zimbabwe, South Africa Most Developed Countries In Africa - Mugabe
Published: Sat, May 06, 2017
Research | By Kayla Price

Zimbabwe, South Africa Most Developed Countries In Africa - Mugabe

Zimbabwe, South Africa Most Developed Countries In Africa - Mugabe

Citing the state's 90% literacy rate, he went on: "Zimbabwe is the most highly developed country in Africa after South Africa". The president boasted that Zimbabwe is the most developed country in Africa after South Africa, but for most Zimbabweans this is hard to believe.

"We have a bumper harvest, not only maize, but also tobacco and many other crops".

Twitter responded to his remarks in customary Twitter style: memes.

"I would go so far as to say that his mere presence is a symbol of the fragility of our country, and we need to re-invent our brand".

Laughing, Mugabe slowly said: "That isn't true".

In Byanyima's parting shot to Mugabe, she 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".

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"We are not too sure whether..."

Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said last week that Zimbabwe had met all conditions to clear arrears to the World Bank and African Development Bank, paving the way for possible funding from the International Monetary Fund, which last lent Zimbabwe money in 1999. But was he right in denying that Zimbabwe ranks among Africa's as well as the world's fragile states?

A "fragile" state is a low-income country characterised by weak capacity and/or weak legitimacy leaving citizens vulnerable to both natural and man-made shocks.

"I went into Nigeria three weeks ago to this region of the North East where Boko Haram has raised havoc since 2009 and now 47 000 people are living in starvation conditions even though it has not been declared and five million are on the brink of starvation". "Please help and die for this, ' what would we have said?" asked exasperated Zimbabwean filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga.

Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Community in South Africa, Ngqabutho Nicholas Mabhena, said his organisation supported the anti-Mugabe protests. "We are not a poor country", he said. We are a fragile State fast drifting to a failed one.

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