Zimbabwe’s past is the cause for all of the present problems for no governmental structure has ever been successful in leading Zimbabwe without oppression or a string of problems. Following independence from Britain, Rhodesia(Zimbabwe’s former name) was taken over by Ian Smith, a white supremacist leader who managed to maintain a steady economic growth through agriculture but his mistreatment of the black majority severely jeopardized his rule and lead to the formation of revolutionary groups such as Zanu-PF (Info-Please.Com). After eleven years of Smit...
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