World: Mugabe: A Practical Marxist

"We have succeeded to a great extent in creating harmony, but it is too much to expect that in six months we could have transformed every individual in the community. " So says Robert Mugabe, the former nationalist guerrilla leader and self-proclaimed Marxist who took over as the first Prime Minister of independent Zimbabwe six months ago. Since then, he has allayed many of the widespread fears that he might plunge the country into Communism or racial chaos. Instead, the sternly ascetic Mugabe, 56, has preached a policy of national reconciliation and cautious gradualism in economic adjustment. In his sparsely decorated...

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