What Next Zimbabwe? , How About the New Black Wall Street?
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What Next Zimbabwe, How About the New Black Wall Street - The political crisis which has engulfed the SADC African nation of Zimbabwe since the "soft coup" against HE Robert Mugabe is coming to a peaceful conclusion with a new leader former VP Emmerson Mnangagwe expected to take the helm any day now. Zimbabwe's economic challenges were stressed for the past decades because of Western sanctions and external meddling. Today's program looks at the political situation, the role of the fractured ZANU-PF Party in the future ahead, and other matters which have held back infrastructure investment. It we are not careful, like the so-called "Arab Springs" this could become a new pattern to topple leaders in Uganda, Kenya and other vulnerable regions. To the contrary, the investment by the African Development Bank in Zimbabwe and across the region, opens our eyes to a completely different outcome. So many have called for the "rebirth of Black Wall Street" yet we have to consider that six underlying conditions which caused tremendous economic success in Oklahoma might just best exist in Africa. We look at the Kazungula Bridge, joining Zambia and Botswana along with Zimbabwe and Zambia, is the type of infrastructure which will make a lasting difference. (LIBMP3-3928)