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Zimbabwe"s political and economic crisis

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on African Affairs.

Zimbabwe"s political and economic crisis

hearing before the Subcommittee on African Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, June 28, 2001.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on African Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., [Congressional Sales Office, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Zimbabwe -- Politics and government -- 1980-,
    • Zimbabwe -- Economic conditions.,
    • United States -- Relations -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Zimbabwe -- Relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 107-102
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .F625 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 35 p. ;
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3998079M
      ISBN 100160660602
      LC Control Number2001344471
      OCLC/WorldCa48180034

        The country’s economy is rapidly shrinking – with the IMF’s latest forecastsuggesting that the economy will contract by % in The government has stopped publishing inflation data, but the last announcement by the Zimbabwe Statistical Agency put inflation at % in : Nicole Beardsworth.   Crisis, Migration, Survival Pages: (Encrypted PDF) On Sale: SKU/ISBN: Category: Social Science: Emigration & Immigration DOWNLOAD HERE.   The Zimbabwean economy looks to many like it’s being run by people who have no idea what they are doing. One would be forgiven for thinking it’s run by clowns who keep making economic Author: Thandekile Moyo.   Johannesburg. Once again, a formidable burst of state brutality against Zimbabwe’s citizenry has left at least a dozen corpses, scores of serious injuries, mass arrests, internet suspension and.

        With Zimbabwe’s capitalist crisis worsening from the late s, South Africa began to host a vast immigrant pool who were not only political but also economic .


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