“…At some point in the reams of repudiations and recommendations American writers issue authoritatively about Zimbabwe, they shift mysteriously to the passive voice. Allusions are made to a Zimbabwe where all was sweetness and light. One is told that once-upon-a-time, this helter skelter of a country used to export food. That not so long ago, life expectancy, now 33 years, was 60 years; that in that bygone era, unemployment, now over 80 percent, was extremely low; that Zimbabwe had the ‘best health care system in Africa,’ and the highest literacy rates.
Mugabe reversed all this. That much we know. But who was the Prince among Men responsible for the good times? We are never told. …”
That’s from the new WorldNetDaily column, “Mugabe, Mbeki, Maliki: They’re Our Boys
Here’s the Africa Archive.