Twenty Years of Independence in Zimbabwe

From Liberation to Authoritarianism

L. Laakso & S. Darnolf



This collection offers comprehensive insights into pivotal areas of concern regarding developments in Zimbabwe since its independence. By disclosing the intra-elite competition, assessing the performance of Zimbabwe's economy and explaining how the country's natural resources have been managed, we can better understand the ruling ZANU-PF's increasing reliance on the so-called war veterans and the land reform issue for its political survival.


... their book provides valuable insights into what has led to the country's current parlous condition today. - Derek Ingram, The Round Table


No bio for L. Laakso yet.
No bio for S. Darnolf yet.