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Zimbabwe government may 'close without diamond money'

  • 15-03-2012 10:04am
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    Zimbabwe's government could "close" unless projected diamond revenues start to flow into the treasury, Finance Minister Tendai Biti has warned.

    Could you just imagine what would happen if the Irish government "closed".

    No wages for public service workers for starters, followed by no public sector workers working!

    No tax, no dole, no defence no everything that's needed for BAU living.

    If you think it's bad here, just be grateful for what we have, it's far worse elsewhere!


  • Moderators, Arts Moderators Posts: 35,464 Mod ✭✭✭✭pickarooney

    It doesn't seem to have affected Belgium all that badly.

  • Posts: 31,118 ✭✭✭✭ [Deleted User]

    It doesn't seem to have affected Belgium all that badly.

    Their government is like a captainless ship, fully functional but leaderless.
    I'm referring to a country where the ship has sunk!