Southern Africa social forum

The 3rd and final day of the Southern African Social Forum, held in Harare, dealt with the crisis in Zimbabwe. “Briggs Bomba, a representative of the parallel Uhuru Youth Forum of the SASF, said that Zimbabwe faces its worst economic crisis ever. The hospitals are no longer hospitals but ‘death cells’ and it is a struggle only to live until the next day. The Structural Adjustment Policies (SAPs) imposed on Zimbabwe by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank has created an enormous social disaster, which, compounded with a ‘democratic deficit’, put Zimbabwe in a ‘state of emergency

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