Zimbabwe – ZANU-PF attacks Obama calls for reform

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Posted  by Alex Bell on Monday, July 1, 2013 in ZANU PF | 11 Comments

ObamaBarack Obama called for real reforms in Zimbabwe

By Alex Bell

 

Calls by US President Barack Obama for real reforms in Zimbabwe ahead of elections have angered ZANU PF, with party loyalists accusing the American leader of ‘meddling’ and ‘insulting’ Africans.

Obama made the remarks while in South Africa over the weekend, as part of his official tour of African nations. He told reporters that bad governance in Zimbabwe was responsible for the country’s problems, including the destruction of the economy.

“If you look at Zimbabwe, it used to be one of the wealthiest countries on the continent. And that governance has led to an economic disaster. It’s now starting to come back. And thanks to the work of people like President (Jacob) Zuma, there’s an opportunity now to move…

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