Tag: Peter Godwin

The Zimbabwean Ruins – the Looting of Zimbabwe

Illegal wildlife trafficking in Zimbabwe has become a multi-billion dollar industry involving millions of animals that are sold as souvenirs, trophies, and for “medical” products every year. 

There is only one thing more ridiculous than an African despot; the exaggerated respect accorded him by white bien pensants.

Given the farce of political correctness, Robert Mugabe is (still) given a platform at the UN and people (still) pretend to take him seriously.

He is the perpetrator of some of the worst human rights abuses on the continent since the zenith of Idi Amin. 

Currently, Zimbabwe is one of the poorest and most politically corrupt nations in the world ranking 163rd out of 176 countries on the 2012 Transparency International…

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6 books to read before you die

This review was originally published in the August 2015 edition of The Big Issue South Africa.

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