Zimbabwe fact of the day

"An estimated 25 to 30 per cent of the entire Zimbabwean population has left the nation," the Peace Trust reported.

"Out of five million potentially productive adults, 3.4 million are outside Zimbabwe. This is a staggering 60 to 70 per cent of productive adults."

Read the whole post, and note the insightful words of Randall Parker:

Someone who flees to Botswana or Mozambique isn’t exactly headed for streets that are paved with gold.

Add that to your list of things to be thankful for, unless of course you remain in Zimbabwe. 

By the way, here is a new and useful economic development blog.


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