THE NKOMATI AGREEMENT (1984)- MOZAMBIQUE AND SOUTH AFRICA
On March 16, 1984, Mozambique was forced to sign a special treaty with the apartheid government of South Africa known as the Nkomati Agreement. Mozambique promised not to allow the ANC (African National Congress) or any other South African liberation movements to operate within its borders. In exchange South Africa was supposed to stop supporting MNR (Mozambican National Resistance) rebels.
THE COMPLEXITY OF ROBERT MUGABE’S LEADERSHIP (1974-1990)
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is often portrayed ONLY as either the demon who destroyed Zimbabwe or the hero who liberated it. Perhaps by going back into history we can actually understand how Robert Mugabe came to lead the southern African nation of Zimbabwe and how his party, ZANU-PF became the powerhouse it is today.
DON’T GIVE US AID. PAY BACK WHAT YOU STOLE
Next time you hear western countries especially England, France, Belgium and Portugal discuss how much money they give in aid, ask when they will pay back what they stole. We will explore how history can help us answer the following question:
Why are the people with the most natural wealth not so well off when the people with the least natural wealth enjoy the highest standards of living?