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Zanu PF firmly holds the keys to Zimbabwe`s economic freedom. But first things first, the comrades gotta eat.

That Zimbabwe`s current state, economic or otherwise is directly linked to the state of affairs at the political top goes without saying. President Mugabe`s government has presided over Zimbabwe`s declining economic fortunes, and that is just the fact. Zanu PF sympathisers will lay the blame squarely on sanctions imposed by the western bloc of countries at the turn of the new millennium. On the other hand, backers of the opposition will point to misrule, corruption and lack of clear strategic policy direction as being the root causes of the country`s.




What is clear however, regardless of one`s personal political persuasion is that, how Zimbabwe`s economy is going to turn out in the coming years, is down to how Zanu PF will handle its internal party politics. It would be utterly na├»ve, to think that the economy will be top of mind for policy makers read (Zanu PF brains trust) before their personal interests are cemented in the ongoing party power struggles. This unfortunately is the cur…