Friday, December 05, 2008
The flight of cholera victims across the border into SA (Matabeleland South is one of the worse affected areas) makes it impossible (literally) to quarantine the overall problem any more from a SA viewpoint.
Probably it would be better if such an intervention is not seen as being on the urgings of the United States or other extra-Africa powers though.
*On Wednesday 4 Dec 2008 the Zimbabwe dollar lost 60% of its value within minutes of banks re-opening with limits on cash withdrawals raised to Z$100,000,000 per transaction. The rate against the pound collapsed from £3.3 to £1 per Z$10 million.