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Mugabe’s Respect for Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher came to power in 1979, just when the uproar attracted by Ian Smith’s Unilateral Declaration of Independence couldn’t get any louder. The Lancaster Agreement which Thatcher forced through was signed just before Christmas. Could this be Thatcher’s only gift to the world? A myth has spread, especially in Zimbabwean political circles, that could be […]