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Zambian Airways Pulls Out of Harare

I know that most people won’t care that Zambian Airways has canceled its service to Harare, Zimbabwe, but it is a further sign of the incredible collapse of Zimbabwe’s economy.  Zambia is a neighbor of Zimbabwe, and with the departure of Zambian Airways, Zimbabwe is now nearly cutoff from the outside world.  British Airways, Swiss Air, Lufthansa, KLM, and Air France have all stopped flying to Zimbabwe, leaving the country with little air service at all.  Zimbabwe was once held out as a shining example of how a former colonized nation could succeed — this is just another sign of how far they’ve fallen.

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  1. Zimbabwe: From breadbasket to basket case.