A new wave of farm invasions, encouraged by the government, has brought Zimbabwe back into world headlines. However, the deteriorating economic situation, although less visible, points to an even graver crisis.
South Africa continues to feel the impact of the Zimbabwe crisis in the form of land invasions, growing uncertainty about the government’s future intentions and a weakening Rand. The SA Communist Party has again committed itself to Marxism, Leninism, the attainment of a socialist society through the national democratic revolution and opposition to "capitalist barbarism". The SACP and Cosatu have joined forces to fight the government’s privatisation policy. Despite extremely high HIV/Aids infection rates, controversy over how to handle the epidemic continues.
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