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It is not mercenaries but the poor in his country that are his supporters.
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For those who are interested in modern Africa and how it has arrived where it is over the last 50 years I would recommend “The State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence” by Martin Meredith. I just finished it and found it to be an excellent read.
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It is not mercenaries but the poor in his country that are his supporters.
Tribal, party and Mobutu family interests raping the country for their own profit and power do not make the actors any less mercenary just because they were born in Zimbabwe and are black skinned. The straw man of "outside colonial interests" is exactly the justification Mobutu has been using to destry his country and starve his people.
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Tribal, party and Mobutu family interests raping the country for their own profit and power do not make the actors any less mercenary just because they were born in Zimbabwe and are black skinned. The straw man of "outside colonial interests" is exactly the justification Mobutu has been using to destry his country and starve his people.
The base of the Mobuto support is the poor people in Zimbabwe not mercenaries. The fact he is feeding them false imformation does not change the fact they are poor and does not make them mercenaries.
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