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  • If you print money like in Zimbabwe... the purchasing power of money goes down, and the standards of living go down, and eventually, you have a civil war.

    War   Zimbabwe   Europe  
  • What is the worst, is that you will have the meltdown of Zimbabwe that the IMF is talking about. And indeed what you will have is growing unemployment in Zimbabwe, growing impoverishment among the people, growing social conflict. And I think that is the worst sort of outcome, that collapse of Zimbabwe certainly would have a much, much worse effect on the region than mere image.

    Source: www.nelsonmandela.org
  • If you'd like to meet some fully realized characters while learning some specifics of Zimbabwe's postcolonial struggles, as I did, you're likely to come away with a vague feeling of dissatisfaction. If you're willing to settle for first-rate writing and provocative meditations on memory, corruption and loss, they are all here in abundance.

  • The only white man you can trust is a dead white man.

    "Not a black and white story" by Blessing-Miles Tendi, www.theguardian.com. August 28, 2008.
  • Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen. I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen.

    In Sunday Times 26 Feb. 1984
  • We expected anyway that the democratic forces which have agreed with us in Zimbabwe would have rallied behind us. But it was a difficult struggle.

    Source: www.revolutionarycommunist.org
  • I strongly support European sanctions against Mugabe and his ruling clique. We must do all in our power to help the people of Zimbabwe achieve their freedom and prosperity once again.

  • I think it is its time for the leaders of Africa to say to President Mugabe that the people of Zimbabwe's deserve a free and fair election.

    "Mbeki meets with Zimbabwe's embattled leaders" by Nkepile Mabuse, www.cnn.com. June 18, 2008.
  • The cumulative effects of the economic and financial sanctions might well bring the rebellion to an end within a matter of weeks rather than months.

    Zimbabwe   Might   Matter  
    'The Times' 13 January 1966
  • To any honest observer, Zimbabwe's sin is that it has taken the position to right a wrong, whose resolution has been too long overdue--to return its land to its people.

    Taken   Land   Zimbabwe  
  • Having travelled to some 20 African countries, I find myself, like so many other visitors to Africa before me, intoxicated with the continent. And I am not referring to the animals, as much as I have been enthralled by them during safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Rather, I am referring to the African peoples.

    Dennis Prager (2015). “Dennis Prager: Volume I”, p.35, Creators Publishing
  • People see him as a hero. Not just in Zimbabwe or here in Zambia but across the whole of southern Africa. It's no good demonising Robert Mugabe.

    Hero   Zambia   Zimbabwe  
    "Mugabe's Hold on Africans". Interview with Peter Biles, news.bbc.co.uk. August 25, 2007.
  • It has been hard to muster the resources to support fledgling democracies and to intervene on behalf of the most desperate. The AIDS orphans in Uganda, the refugee fleeing Zimbabwe, the young woman who has been trafficked into the sex trade in Southeast Asia. It has been hard, yet this assistance together with the compassionate work of private charities, people of conscience and people of faith, has shown the soul of our country.

    Country   Sex   Zimbabwe  
    Condoleezza Rice's Speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, www.foxnews.com. August 29, 2012.
  • Well in the end the world can crank itself up to sanctions, as it has with Zimbabwe, another sad case.

    Zimbabwe   World   Crank  
  • I don't want the United States to be in a global economy where our economic future is bound to that of Zimbabwe. We can't necessarily trust the decisions that are being made financially in other countries.

  • I was born in Norwich in 1946, and educated in England, Zimbabwe, and Australia, before my family settled in North Wales.

  • The voice of Mr Bush and the voice of Mr Blair can't decide who shall rule in Zimbabwe, who shall rule in Africa, who shall rule in Asia, who shall rule in Venezuela, who shall rule in Iran, who shall rule in Iraq.

    Iran   Voice   Iraq  
    "Mugabe uses UN forum to compare Blair to Mussolini" by John Hooper, www.theguardian.com. October 18, 2005.
  • I think that the movement is weak in Zimbabwe, much weaker than it is in Italy for example, much weaker than it is in Spain, much weaker than it is even in Germany, although there the groups are small they are very vociferous and you get them speaking loudly and organising.

    Source: www.revolutionarycommunist.org
  • If the situation in Zimbabwe continues to deteriorate, Britain will argue for Zimbabwe's suspension from the Commonwealth at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in March.

    "UK threat to punish Mugabe" by Andrew Meldrum and Ewen MacAskill, www.theguardian.com. January 8, 2002.
  • It could never be a correct justification that, because the whites oppressed us yesterday when they had power, that the blacks must oppress them today because they have power.

  • The Commonwealth is a mere club, but it has become like Animal Farm, where some members are more equal than others. How can Blair claim to regulate and direct events and still say all of us are equals?

    "Mugabe: Commonwealth is 'Animal Farm'" by Chris Chinaka and Ed Johnson, www.independent.co.uk. December 7, 2003.
  • The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • If President Barack Obama wants me to allow marriage for same-sex couples in my country (Zimbabwe), he must come here so that I marry him first.

    Country   Sex   Couple  
  • Zimbabwe's stock market was the best performer this decade - but your entire portfolio now buys you 3 eggs

  • It is my view that it is a big embarrassment for Africa . It is hypocritical for African leaders to talk about democracy and human rights and to be silent when these things are happening in Zimbabwe .

    Rights   Views   Zimbabwe  
  • I would like to get out to the region in the Caspian sea. I would like to go there. I would like to get to Darfur. I would like to get to Khartoum in Northern Sudan. I would like to get to Zimbabwe. I would like to go back to North Korea, if I could. I would like to go to Yemen. I would like to get to Kashmir. Most of those destinations I will get to.

    Zimbabwe   Korea   Sea  
    Interview with Danny Stygion, www.sinicalmagazine.com. October 1, 2011.
  • I am still the Hitler of the time. This Hitler has only one objective, justice for his own people, sovereignty for his people, recognition of the independence of his people, and their rights to their resources. If that is Hitler, then let me be a Hitler tenfold. Ten times, that is what we stand for.

    "'Hitler' Mugabe launches revenge terror attacks" by Peta Thornycroft, www.telegraph.co.uk. March 26, 2003.
  • Well, no one gives aid to Zimbabwe through the Mugabe government.

  • In 1491 the Inka ruled the greatest empire on earth. Bigger than Ming Dynasty China, bigger than Ivan the Great’s expanding Russia, bigger than Songhay in the Sahel or powerful Great Zimbabwe in the West Africa tablelands, bigger than the cresting Ottoman Empire, bigger than the Triple Alliance (as the Aztec empire is more precisely known), bigger by far than any European state, the Inka dominion extended over a staggering thirty-two degrees of latitude—as if a single power held sway from St. Petersburg to Cairo.

    Powerful   Russia   Aztec  
    Charles C. Mann (2006). “1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus”, p.74, Vintage
  • Obama sees America as another country on the UN role call. Somewhere between Albania and Zimbabwe.

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