, 6 tweets, 2 min read Read on Twitter
Why must Western countries help Zimbabwe with food aid? They forcibly removed White Farmers from their farms. Not even allowing them to take their belongings. Even killing many of them. They demanded the land belongs to them.

2004: Zimbabwe's government plan to nationalise all farmland

"In the end all land shall be state land and there will be no such thing called private land," Lands Minister John Nkomo

Less than 500 White Farmers remains

2019: Zimbabwe is the second poorest country in the world.
Rhodesia was the foodbasket of Africa. Rhodesian farms produced some of the highest yields in the world. Now, after 39 years, it's a country laid in pain. Poverty stricken, it's land was expropriated without compensation from it's white owners.
"Our party must continue to strike fear in the hearts of the white man, our real enemy"

~Robert Mugabe~

In 1980 Mugabe was elected leader for life. He celebrated Britain's vote of confidence by eliminating over 10 000 innocent Ndebele in Matabeleland.
The Marxist Mugabe instituted a Soviet-style command economy, nationalized industries and turned what was once Africa's breadbasket into a dustbowl. He abolished private property and expropriated white-owned farms which was looted and left in disrepair.
But before Rhodesia was decolonised cleansed of all whites and became Zimbabwe before it began it's descent into hell, there was a time when it had the best healthcare system in Africa and the highest literacy rates. White rule brought about economic prosperity that benefited all
Missing some Tweet in this thread?
You can try to force a refresh.

Like this thread? Get email updates or save it to PDF!

Subscribe to Nicolaas J Prinsloo
Profile picture

Get real-time email alerts when new unrolls are available from this author!

This content may be removed anytime!

Twitter may remove this content at anytime, convert it as a PDF, save and print for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video

1) Follow Thread Reader App on Twitter so you can easily mention us!

2) Go to a Twitter thread (series of Tweets by the same owner) and mention us with a keyword "unroll" @threadreaderapp unroll

You can practice here first or read more on our help page!

Follow Us on Twitter!

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just three indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!