Robert Mugabe — Failed President of Zimbabwe — Part I

In an earlier post I wrote about the shame that is the UN and electing Zimbabwe to lead the group on economic reform.
Let’s take a look at how great the country of Zimbabwe has been since Robert Mugabe has been. Mugabe was elected Prime Minister in 1980 and then in 1987 he changed the constitution to make him President. His party has won every election, since 1980 mostly due to fraud, voter intimidation and rigging the election.
The country of Zimbabwe has one of the lowest literacy rates in Africa.
Other great gems taken from the Wikipedia article on Robert Mugabe and also the article on Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe dollar suffers from the highest Inflation rate of any currency in the world. Zimbabwe official statistics reveal that the annualized inflation rate for September 2006 was 1000%. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its World Economic Outlook database, reports that inflation was 1216% for 2006, and forecasts an inflation rate of 4279% for 2007

Inflation rose from an annual rate of 32% in 1998 to a high of 2,200.2% [3] in March 2007, a state of hyperinflation. The exchange rate fell from 24 Zimbabwean dollars per US dollar to 250(000) Zimbabwean dollars per US dollar (official rate) and 25,000(000) Zimbabwean dollars per US dollar (parallel rate), in the same period.

Is this really the country we want in charge of the UN economical growth group?

More information as I dig more information up.


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