Zimbabwe: Cholera introduced by West

Dec 13, 2008
A young boy prepares to drink clean water from a borehole in Harare, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008. President Robert Mugabe declared that Zimbabwe's cholera crisis was over Thursday, even as the United Nations raised the death toll from the epidemic to 783. Cholera has spread rapidly in the southern African nation because of the country\'s crumbling health care system and the lack of clean water. The U.N. said 16,403 cases have been reported. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

(AP) -- The Zimbabwean government on Saturday accused the West of deliberately starting the country's cholera epidemic, stepping up a war of words with the regime's critics as the humanitarian crisis deepened.



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kerry
not rated yet Dec 13, 2008
Right, Mr. Mugabe. Cuz there's no causal relationship between the human feces in your water system and people getting cholera...
DGBEACH
not rated yet Dec 14, 2008
One wayward drone could solve this whole issue once and for all!