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Whites in Zimbabwe

by | 26th, January 2013

ZIMBABWE, formerly Rhodesia, was once ruled by a foreign-born white elite. After independence from Britain, President Robert Mugabe moved to grab the land from white farmers, some of whom had been there for generations. There was more bloodshed. These photos tell some of the story:


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Government troops gather on a road west of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe February 13, 1981 to cut off any attempt by former guerrillas loyal to Joshua Nkomo to move into the city. Violence between factions loyal to Zimbabwe Prime Minister Robert Mugabe and his former partner in the guerrilla alliance against white minority rule, Joshua Nkomo has flared up. (AP Photo)


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