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ZANU-PF cannot fix Zimbabwe's crisis. It needs the opposition. - African Arguments
Former Finance Minister and MDC deputy Tendai Biti says only the opposition has the credibility to create the change desperately needed. Zimbabwe is in crisis. But to expect the ruling ZANU-PF government to resolve this is improbable at best. It is, more likely, impossible. Today nearly four out of every five Zimbabweans just about survives in absolute poverty. On average, Zimbabweans are poorer now than they were at independence in 1980. Informal employment is at 95%, which is why the civil service has more than doubled over the last ten years to 600,000 employees – this is the only place …