Ben Kew

Ben Kew

Ben Kew is a politics and national security reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter @ben_kew

Starved Zimbabwe Spends Tens of Thousands on iPads for Politicians

The City Council of Harare, Zimbabwe, blew tens of thousands of dollars on iPads for councilors and selected managers, local media noted Tuesday, days after a United Nations report found the nation on the brink of “man-made starvation.”

Peter John Vinyu (C) who is unemployed sits among his friends along a road in Highfield township in Harare on August 27, 2019, where he says only one or two youths from his neighbourhood are working while most of those without work are now resorting to taking drugs to pass …

U.N: Socialist Zimbabwe on Brink of ‘Man-Made Starvation’

Despite the ousting of late dictator Robert Mugabe in 2017, Zimbabwe is currently on the brink of “man-made starvation” under his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa, according to a report published on Tuesday by a United Nations envoy. 

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - AUGUST 03: President-elect, Emmerson Mnangagwa conducts a press conference on August 3, 2018 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) officials last night announced the re-election of President Emmerson Mnangagwa of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF). The election was the first since …