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Zimbabwe’s Crisis Zimbabwe in Crisis

Where is Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe is here.

Home to the Victoria Falls

and amazing wildlife.

Zimbabwe was known as …

the breadbasket of Africa.

However, Zimbabwe has many

problems.

The man responsible for Zimbabwe’s problems…

Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe

Political Problems

Economic Problems

Political Problems

Mugabe has been president since 1980.

Mugabe helped end white rule in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).

“Stay with us, please remain in this country and constitute a nation based on national unity.”
Robert Mugabe
A plea to the white population in a speech at a ZANU-PF rally, 27 January 1980.

In recent elections Mugabe has used

intimidation.

To win the 2000 election, Mugabe got rid of white owned farmers.

“Our votes must go together with our guns.” Robert Mugabe

Morgan Tsvangirai
Zimbabwe Opposition Leader

Mugabe also kills members of the opposition.

Nelson Chamisa
Former Zimbabwean MP

Elections in Zimbabwe are not

free or fair.

Voting for the opposition…

could cost you your life.

Police

Police round up people who support Tsvangirai.

Political Problems

Economic Problems

Economic Problems

Zimbabwe was known as …

the breadbasket of Africa.

Now…

…there is no bread.

This used to be a farm.

“We are not hungry... Why foist this food upon us? We don't want to be choked. We have enough.”

“We are not hungry... Why foist this food upon us? We don't want to be choked. We have enough.”

Robert Mugabe

Parents can’t feed their children.

Why?

Hyperinflation

1983 USD $1 = ZWD $1

1983 USD $1 = ZWD $1 2000 USD $1 = ZWD $1,000

1983 USD $1 = ZWD $1 2000 USD $1 = ZWD $1,000

2006 (Jan) USD $1 = ZWD $100,000

1983 USD $1 = ZWD $1 2000 USD $1 = ZWD $1,000

2006 (Jan) USD $1 = ZWD $100,000

2006 (July) USD $1 = ZWD $500,000

2008 (July) USD $1 = ZWD $18,700,000,000

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