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12 Dec 2014
6:00 am

Zimbabweans must fi ght back

When 19th century French philosopher Joseph de Maistre declared: "Every nation gets the government it deserves", he aptly captured what many people now feel about Zimbabweans.

While it is morally problematic to blame a bully’s victims, the people of Zimbabwe are far too meek in the way they accept the machinations of 90-year-old Robert Mugabe, who has been in power since 1980.

Consider what happened in neighbouring Zambia last month.

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