Zimbabwe: Unpatriotic

Moral Fibre reports that Zimbabwean Vice President has complained that young Zimbabweans are not generally patriotic. Hardly surprising given the state of the country….”Circumstances in Zimbabwe are not conducive to a patriotic populace, I'm afraid. What with inflation at 913.6%, unemployment at 70% and the omnipresent threat of wide-scale famine, I doubt too many Zimbabwean youths go home at dusk to solemnly salute the Zimbabwean flag before retiring to bed beneath a large portrait of Robert Mugabe.”

Start the conversation

Authors, please log in »


  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site