The malnutrition that afflicts millions of Zimbabweans has reduced the country to a "laughing stock", President Robert Mugabe has admitted.
Distributing equipment to black farmers resettled on land seized from white owners, he said: "We have become the laughing stock because of hunger. We all need to eat, whether you are Zanu-PF or MDC. Let's unite."
Since Mr Mugabe began confiscating farms Zimbabwe has gone from being an agricultural exporter to a country where millions need food aid. He blames supposed Western sabotage for the situation, rather than his own actions. Read More.
Friday, October 12, 2007
Zimbabwe a laughing stock, says Mugabe
It has gotten so bad that Mugabe can't even deny it any longer:
Posted by Ron Ballew at 10/12/2007