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Is Zimbabwe really in turmoil?


Posted by: maddystar





Recently The Guardian's David Smith wrote this article entitled "Zimbabwe: Harare arts festival offers upbeat image of a country in turmoil"http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/09/harare-arts-festival-image-zimbabweCommentators have hotly contested the claim that the country is in turmoil. Some suggest that this is an example of Western propaganda demonising and dramatising the image of Zimbabwe in order to justify sanctions and the removal of aid to further damage Zimbabwe's economy as a punishment for the nation's land reforms that disadvantaged White farmers (http://allafrica.com/stories/201305061904.html). What do you think? Is the country in turmoil?