November 17, 2019

Zimbabwe and North Korea: Uranium, elephants, and a massacre
Admiration for Kim Il Sung led to Gukurahundi atrocity and deep-seated hate for North Korea
Zimbabwe, under the rule of despot Robert Mugabe, has long been a friend of the Kim family and recently aided the North Korean nuclear weapons program. After four years of deliberations, an “arms for uranium” pact was signed between the two in 2013. In exchange for arms and ammunition of unspecified quantities, the North Koreans were granted access to Zimbabwe’s Kanyemba district, one of the