Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by DEEFER, Nov 12, 2007.
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fact or fiction ? Barclays bank propping up Mugabe's regime ?
Its customary to post a link, or did you just dream it?
They aren't the only ones, but many of the multinationals still working in Zimbabwe have had to adjust to effectively working under a criminal regime. Standard and Barclays have both done the same sort of thing in other African countries under the usual African operating conditions. In Zimbabwe the gross corruption of individual Ministers is merely more blatant than elsewhere. In a few years' time some of those named will be seeking asylum in the UK, so they're probably busy transferring funds into Euros as we write.
We are committed to continuing to provide a service to those customers in what is clearly a difficult operating environment. We are also committed to the welfare of our employees, she said.
But not as committed as we are to making obscene amounts of money, whether legally, illegally or by means that could be deemed morally and ethically questionnable.
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