Zimbabwe's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 93 Zimbabwe's Quotes

#1. If you can walk you can dance, and if you can talk you can sing. - Author: Zimbabwe
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#2. The successful recruit must be empathetic. This condition rules out the sadistic, the vengeful, and the enthusiastic. Therefore, many of the garden-variety killers who applied so far have had no chance of success, especially those who are already behind bars. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#3. One candidate who considered applying for the position explained his change of heart: That job is like unprotected sex. It feels amazing at the time, but there is a good chance you will pay for it later. None of the benefits are worth the pleasure. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#4. If I went back to Zimbabwe, I am not afraid of the police or the soldiers. I am afraid of those elements which are being used by the regime. People who have nothing, I mean, who don't care whether they are paid $50 to kill someone, they could just do it for. - Author: Thomas Mapfumo
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#5. Set it up in Zimbabwe, Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny, And in this judgment there is no partiality. So arm in arms, with arms, we'll fight this little struggle, 'Cause that's the only way we can overcome our little trouble. - Author: Bob Marley
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#6. Zimbabwe has lots of safaris, but very few are African. Most are white-owned. In our region, we have the most safaris and animals. Our people cannot keep suffering. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#7. Zimbabwe, once the breadbasket of Africa, is now its dust bowl. - Author: Ilana Mercer
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#8. When I first arrived in beautiful Zimbabwe, it was difficult to understand that 35 percent of the population is HIV positive. It really wasn't until I was invited to the homes of people that I started to understand the human toll of the epidemic. - Author: Kristen Ashburn
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#9. A Motswana in Zambia or Zimbabwe was referred to as gwerekwere and so was a Zimbabwean or Zambian in Botswana. Post-colonialism tragedy. - Author: Thabo Katlholo
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#10. I strongly support European sanctions against Mugabe and his ruling clique. We must do all in our power to help the people of Zimbabwe achieve their freedom and prosperity once again. - Author: Peter Hain
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#11. It could never be a correct justification that, because the whites oppressed us yesterday when they had power, that the blacks must oppress them today because they have power. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#12. Wafa Wanaka, our elders say. Not only does this mean that death is the ultimate peace, it also means that we are not to speak ill of the dead. Once a person has crossed over to the real of the spirits, he takes his transgressions with him, and we speak only of the good. - 'Something Nice from London - Author: Petina Gappah
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#13. My dad's from Zimbabwe, and my mom is Danish, Irish, and Norwegian, so I have influences from a lot of different places. - Author: Tinashe
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#14. Eloquence is merely the product of intelligence. History is not shaped by men of genius. It is shaped by men of unwavering will. Men who focus whatever brains they have on the savvy application of power. In the end, brawn will always do the heavy lifting. Brawn will always win the war. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#15. Instead he was grabbing at whatever was available in this system that no longer held the old predictable relationship between effort and result as true - Author: Panashe Chigumadzi
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#16. I think it is its time for the leaders of Africa to say to President Mugabe that the people of Zimbabwe deserve a free and fair election. - Author: Raila Odinga
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#17. My view is that the time has come for the international community to act on Zimbabwe in the way that it did in Bosnia - I do not think that we are going to get free and fair elections in Zimbabwe - Author: Raila Odinga
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#18. Well in the end the world can crank itself up to sanctions, as it has with Zimbabwe, another sad case. - Author: Helen Clark
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#19. If President Barack Obama wants me to allow marriage for same-sex couples in my country (Zimbabwe), he must come here so that I marry him first. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#20. Your eyes betray a sadness that only a worthy man can conjure, but never solve - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#21. We believe an international women's movement needs to focus less on holding conventions or lobbying for new laws, and more time in places like rural Zimbabwe, listening to communities and helping them get their girls into school. - Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
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#22. I don't want the United States to be in a global economy where our economic future is bound to that of Zimbabwe. We can't necessarily trust the decisions that are being made financially in other countries. - Author: Michele Bachmann
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#23. I am still the Hitler of the time. This Hitler has only one objective: justice for his people, sovereignty for his people, recognition of the independence of his people and their rights over their resources. If that is Hitler, then let me be Hitler tenfold. Ten times, that is what we stand for. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#24. [L]ife is one big jest at the expense of humanity. -
'The Mupondawana Dancing Champion - Author: Petina Gappah
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#25. Further north, I met a Siberian hermit who lived in the foothills of the Ural Mountains. His life's passion was wrestling black bears ... in the nude (him not the bears). He did not know why he did it. All the hermit knew was that if he stopped wrestling bears, he would die. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#26. Poetic words are usually more stimulating than accurate. Taking them too seriously is a mistake. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#27. Russia is certainly no longer a free country. We are moving in the direction of Zimbabwe. - Author: Andrey Illarionov
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#28. The current Human Rights Commission's working group is made up of the Netherlands, Hungary, Cuba, Saudi Arabia and Zimbabwe. No, I'm not making that up. - Author: Andrew Sullivan
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#29. Never is a man more proud than when he shuffles paper in front of an illiterate person. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#30. Zimbabwe has far fewer tourists than South Africa or Kenya, and there's less crime as well. - Author: Nicholas Kristof
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#31. If the situation in Zimbabwe continues to deteriorate, Britain will argue for Zimbabwe's suspension from the Commonwealth at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in March. - Author: Jack Straw
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#32. We're hungry but we're together and we're at home and everything is sweeter than dessert. - Author: NoViolet Bulawayo
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#33. The voice of Mr Bush and the voice of Mr Blair can't decide who shall rule in Zimbabwe, who shall rule in Africa, who shall rule in Asia, who shall rule in Venezuela, who shall rule in Iran, who shall rule in Iraq, - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#34. Blood is a reservoir of delights. It is a treasure trove for those who know what to look for, and how to isolate it from the rest of the junk. I know how to do both. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#35. Each heartbreak is a little death, all the same. - Author: Petina Gappah
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#36. When I first worked in Zimbabwe, I was a complete novice. I was doing a study, and I continued to learn more and more through the years. And where I have learned most is in the village, from the communities. - Author: Ann Cotton
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#37. Well, no one gives aid to Zimbabwe through the Mugabe government. - Author: Bill Gates
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#38. Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen. I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#39. The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#40. I was born in Norwich in 1946, and educated in England, Zimbabwe, and Australia, before my family settled in North Wales. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#41. The poor always live on debt. At this point, time is the only thing I still have the credibility to borrow. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#42. It may well be that there will be this socialism, Juliana,' she said, 'but I can tell you right now that no amount of socialism will make my madam was her own underwear.' - 'Aunt Juliana's Indian - Author: Petina Gappah
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#43. Zimbabwe's stock market was the best performer this decade - but your entire portfolio now buys you 3 eggs - Author: Kyle Bass
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#44. Not all diseases come from bacteria and viruses, Professor. The worst often come from things you cannot see under a microscope. This plant is infested with an aggressive strain of such invisible germs. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#45. To any honest observer, Zimbabwe's sin is that it has taken the position to right a wrong, whose resolution has been too long overdue
to return its land to its people. - Author: Cynthia McKinney
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#46. Does a fair trial necessarily amount to a fair outcome? - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#47. People see him as a hero. Not just in Zimbabwe or here in Zambia but across the whole of southern Africa. It's no good demonising Robert Mugabe. - Author: Kenneth Kaunda
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#48. Like the worthless dogs that are his countrymen, my husband believed that his penis was wasted if he was faithful to just one woman. - At the Sound of the Last Post - Author: Petina Gappah
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#49. The cumulative effects of the economic and financial sanctions might well bring the rebellion to an end within a matter of weeks rather than months. - Author: Harold Wilson
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#50. Our economy is a hundred times better, than the average African economy. Outside South Africa, what country is [as good as] Zimbabwe? ... What is lacking now are goods on the shelves-that is all. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#51. Zimbabwe will never be a colony again. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#52. Pictures are very important. I remember at home we had illustrated editions of Rudyard Kipling's 'Just So Stories' and 'The Jungle Book,' which were read to me. Living in Zimbabwe made it very real, especially the 'Just So Stories' with the 'great grey-green greasy Limpopo.' - Author: Korky Paul
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#53. This is a story of Africa. A pioneer woman's journey north was merely the beginning. - Author: Jeffrey Whittam
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#54. The funnel of my family's salvation must continue narrowing towards the gallows. That journey cannot begin at the parted tips of another woman's toes - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#55. Cynicism is the only tool that can scrape away the tint off rose-coloured glasses. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#56. All we hear about Africa in the West is Darfur, Zimbabwe, Congo, Somalia, as if that is all there is. - Author: Mo Ibrahim
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#57. As they say: A baking man will grasp at a hangman. Whoever gets the job will be dragged into the heat, forced to wear a massive pair of iron shoes, and frogmarched across the minefield at gunpoint. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#58. He doesn't tell Aunt Fostalina she looks good, like I've heard other people do; he tells her she looks like sunrise. - Author: NoViolet Bulawayo
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#59. Professor, when people say such things after impossibility smacks them in the face, we call it denial - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#60. The people of Zimbabwe have a responsibility to ensure that the government that they elected behaves properly. - Author: Thabo Mbeki
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#61. I don't think we will ever go the way of Zimbabwe, but people are concerned. - Author: Helen Suzman
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#62. The most impactful place that I've been to where I was just completely awestruck, happy, moved is Victoria Falls between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is probably the most beautiful and romantic place in the world. - Author: Hill Harper
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#63. Fame is an elastic concept, especially in a place like this, where we all know the smell of each other's armpits. - 'The Mupondawana Dancing Champion - Author: Petina Gappah
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#64. The economic dynamic in Zimbabwe is perversely robust: while ordinary people suffer, black-market dealers and people with foreign bank accounts prosper, making them powerful stakeholders in the perpetuation of devastating economic policies. - Author: Samantha Power
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#65. Tanzania is standing by the people of Zimbabwe including President Mugabe ... Mugabe is there, he is president, he has been elected. If Tanzania had simply said, stupid, you're hopeless, a murderer, a violator of basic human rights; does that remove Mugabe from office? It doesn't. - Author: Jakaya Kikwete
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#66. Vaida planted her shoulders into the back of her chair and slid her lower body towards the edge of the seat. The fabric of her retracting skirt increased the protrusion of her legs. When she was in position, Vaida made a fine adjustment to achieve the desired view. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#67. Zimbabwe is a lost country. There is no money in Zimbabwe, everything stands still. The economy of the country is in shambles, the inflation is the highest in this world. - Author: Thomas Mapfumo
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#68. Professor Khupe felt his chest swell with pride. It was doing so without his encouragement. If an electrical fault had stopped the elevator from rising, his inflating ego would have powered the remainder of their journey to the twenty-second floor. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#69. If these walls could talk, the buildings would stutter, wouldn't remember their names. - Author: NoViolet Bulawayo
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#70. It would not be an exaggeration to say that the land question in Zimbabwe is the single most decisive one. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#71. It is my view that it is a big embarrassment for Africa . It is hypocritical for African leaders to talk about democracy and human rights and to be silent when these things are happening in Zimbabwe . - Author: Raila Odinga
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#72. In America we saw more food than we had seen in all our lives and we were so happy we rummaged through the dustbins of our souls to retrieve the stained, broken pieces of God. - Author: NoViolet Bulawayo
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#73. The time for careers and passions was gone. Hunger pangs displaced ambition. - Author: Panashe Chigumadzi
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#74. So, Blair keep your England, and let me keep my Zimbabwe. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#75. You keep distracting from the main point, Vaida. I did not come to Harare to study other people's scars. I have my own to worry about. They make me sick. I will never recover from the events that carved them into my body. You should focus on healing yours instead of creating new ones. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#76. A voice reminds us that the land is ours, it will not be taken from us again; the country will never be a colony again. - 'Something Nice from London - Author: Petina Gappah
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#77. For every African state, like Ghana, where democratic institutions seem secure, there is a Mali, a Cote d'Ivoire, and a Zimbabwe, where democracy is in trouble. - Author: Michael Ignatieff
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#78. In Panama, I found a spider that eats its own limbs during lean times. I am told they grow back. But though the distinction is razor-thin, desperation is not the same thing as determination. Nevertheless, auto-cannibalism is one the most intriguing phenomenon I have ever heard of. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#79. Obama sees America as another country on the UN role call. Somewhere between Albania and Zimbabwe. - Author: John Bolton
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#80. I was brought up in Zimbabwe, and there were seven of us in my family, so it was difficult to read aloud to us all. There weren't that many picture books around in the Fifties in Zimbabwe. My favourite was Heinrich Hoffmann's Struwwelpeter, which was really frightening. - Author: Korky Paul
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#81. An Abel Muranda without his wife and children would be a wandering bachelor without any dignity. He would sleep in caves and feed on wild berries. But no matter how lonely life became, he would never come to a place like this - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#82. They had become a nation of traders. - Author: Petina Gappah
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#83. I went to Zimbabwe. I know how white people feel in America now; relaxed! Cause when I heard the police car I knew they weren't coming after me! - Author: Richard Pryor
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#84. If you print money like in Zimbabwe ... the purchasing power of money goes down, and the standards of living go down, and eventually, you have a civil war. - Author: Marc Faber
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#85. The economic and social decline of Zimbabwe is shocking and appalling. Life there is unrecognisable from that of the recent past. Each day is a struggle for basic survival. - Author: Lucy Powell
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#86. I am glad that Zimbabwe and China speak the same language on many issues. We share the same conviction that only a fair, just, and non-prescriptive world order, based on the principles of the charter of the United Nations, can deliver the development we all need. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#87. I came from Thailand for you, because Mia said she could probably get you here. I'd have come from Zimbabwe, Outer Mongolia, or a prison in Central America. In truth, I came through hell getting here ... because for me that's anywhere you're not. - Author: Ava Gray
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#88. Abel Muranda fought off furious red ants with mandibles that could cut through a miser's padlock. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#89. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans; so are its resources. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#90. You can't fight an evil disease with sweet medicine,' says the ng'anga. - Author: Panashe Chigumadzi
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#91. The Commonwealth is a mere club, but it has become like an 'Animal Farm' where some members are more equal than others. How can Blair claim to regulate and direct events and still say all of us are equals? - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#92. Mr. Gweta and his daughter were the cosmetics camouflaging an infected blackhead. The rest of the ugliness ran deep into a world where plants ate people and botanists lay at the bottom of the food chain. - Author: Taona Dumisani Chiveneko
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#93. Only mosquito can save Nigeria. Only mosquito can save South Africa. Only mosquito can save Zimbabwe Only mosquito can save Namibia. Only mosquito can save Africa. Only malaria can save Africa. Only yellow fever can save Africa. - Author: Laurie Garrett
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