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'Lift sanctions to end mass poverty' insist AU - povo poor but not stupid, know Blue Roof opulence is mother of poverty

26 Feb 2020 at 09:28hrs | Views
There are many reasons why Africa has remained the dark continent, forever doomed to blunder from one crisis to the next.

Africa was at business-end of the slave trade, millions of Africans were sold like cattle at the market to suffer and die in damn anguish. All Africa got in payment for supplying the human cargo was a fist of shinny beards and a piece of calico cloth per head.

Within a few years of the abolish of the slave trade, there was the scramble for Africa. Africa was dolled out to the European, mostly, colonial powers for the explicit purpose of exploiting the continent's resources for the benefit of the colonisers with scant regard for the wellbeing of the colonised people.

Many Africans celebrated as each African country gained her independence but little did they know they were jumping from the frying pan into the fire and brimstone of hell-on-earth. All most nations have ever done was to replace the white colonial oppressors, with the common sense not to kill the goose that lays the golden egg, with black nationalist oppressors who killed every goose on sight!

In Zimbabwe Mugabe and his fellow black nationalists leaders have ridden roughshod over the people denying them their freedoms and rights including the right to "One man, one vote!", the clarion cry before independence, and even the right to life. Over 30 000 innocent Zimbabweans have been murdered in cold blood by Zanu PF for the purpose of imposing and retain the de facto one-party, Zanu PF, dictatorship that has ruled the nation with an iron fist these last 40 years and still counting.

Mugabe and his cronies' insatiable greed for power and wealth have completely destroyed the country's once vibrant and promising economy. Not only has Mugabe and his Zanu PF regime failed to build on what the white colonialist bequeath at independence they have failed to maintain what the got. The hospitals, railway network, power system, roads, etc. we inherited in 1980 are all in varying stages of rot and decay!

The people of Zimbabwe have often look to SADC, the regional body, and AU, the continental body for help to end the Zanu PF dictatorship - in the spirit of African solutions to African problems. Sadly this has been a complete waste of time as these regional and continental bodies are composed entirely and exclusively of corrupt, incompetent and murderous despots, one of his members is the subject of the complain. Here is one example.

The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Kwesi Quartey, speaking at the ongoing sixth African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, has called for the immediate removal of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the West and the US.

"For us to build the conducive conditions to achieve these lofty ambitions, the AU has called for all the sanctions on this country to be lifted immediately," said Quartey.

"This is what will allow for more effective engagement of our women and our youth in the multifaceted process of accelerated development. It also means the recognition of the statistics and data, to enable evidence based policy making, based on facts on the ground."

This is just another AU braindead bureaucrat repeating the vomit of his AU leaders. There is overwhelming evidence to prove gross mismanagement and rampant corruption - not the sanctions - are root causes of Zimbabwe's, seemingly unending, economic and political crisis.

Ordinarily, the people of Zimbabwe would have remove the corrupt and incompetent Zanu PF regime from office long before mismanagement and corrupt grew and spread to the killer cancers they are today. The nation has been stuck with the Zanu PF regime for 40 years and counting because the party rigs elections! 

Whilst Mugabe has never lost one opportunity to denounce "the British Imperialists and their allies for imposing the illegal sanctions on mine Zimbabwe". Ironically the sanctions have had no effect in stopping him and his cronies building palatial mansions, amassing vast wealth in Zimbabwe and outside and living lifestyles of unparalleled luxury and leisure!

The people of Zimbabwe have seen with their own eyes Mugabe's Palatial Blue Roof mansion and have compared it to the country's dilapidated referral hospitals like Parerenyatwa and Mpilo where even routine operations have been cancelled for lack of something as basic as painkillers.

The people are poor but they are not that stupid not to see they are being short changed by the ruling elite! And it is nothing short of an insult for bureaucratic idiots like Kwesi Quartey to keep repeating the discredited lie of blaming the west and sanctions.

The AU is a club of despots and none of them will dare denounce, much less take decisive corrective action, against a fellow despot over such matters as denying the people their freedoms and rights when they are all equally guilty of the same tyrannical practices.

It is Africa's leaders themselves who have being insisting on "African solution to African problem!" They know a fellow African despot will never condemn a fellow despot!

Countries like China and Russia, left out in the 19 th century scramble for Africa have become the continent's post independent Africa's new colonial masters, the real power behind the black nationalist despotic government. In Russia can interfere in the democratic process in the USA and Europe what chance does a country like Zimbabwe have of ever holding free, fair and credible elections!

The Chinese involvement in Zimbabwe's electoral process is more insidious than in Hong Kong so much so that the Chinese are not only keeping Zanu PF in power but they are the ones deciding who is the party's leader!

The EU has recently dropped its demands of Zanu PF to hold free, fair and credible elections. They have decided to join the Chinese, Russians, Indians, Israelis and many others nations who have turned a blind eye to Africa's despotic rulers' checked human rights records and join in the looting of the continent's national resources.

With corrupt, incompetent and vote rigging national despots like Mnangagwa, backed by blind as a desert mole and utterly useless SADC and AU bureaucrats like Kwesi Quartey all willing tools in the hands of exploitative neo-colonialists like Chinese; Africa is in for yet another long spell of poverty, suffering and anguish!

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