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A sad situation in Rhodesia 50 yrs ago: Even worse now. 

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Robert Mugabe was a “key player” campaigning against the white settler regime in Rhodesia nearly 50 years ago, and remains the key player today, but considerably richer.  Some of this information, including the anti-Apartheid poster, comes from “A History of Royal Dutch Shell Volume 3. 

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Companies blacklisted in US for allegedly backing Mugabe operate freely in UK

“Alongside the likes of Shell and BP, who have major networks of petrol retail outlets in Zimbabwe, Breco supplies petroleum products, purchased from the State Oil Company by law, to a mere five retail outlets

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Engen Snaps Up Shell’s Business In Zimbabwe

PETROLEUM products group Engen announced yesterday it had concluded a sale and purchase agreement to buy Shell’s downstream business interests in Lesotho and crisis-torn Zimbabwe, where Engen said it was taking a long-term view that the economy would recover.

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West suffers historic defeat as China and Russia veto Zimbabwe sanctions

Even in the absence of international sanctions, a growing number of Western companies are pulling out of Zimbabwe. Among others, Shell, the Anglo-Dutch oil giant, has announced its withdraw

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Royal Dutch Shell to pull out of Zimbabwe – report

AMSTERDAM, July 11 (Reuters) - Anglo-Dutch oil giant Royal Dutch Shell Plc. (RDSa.L: Quote, Profile,Research)(RDSb.L: Quote, Profile,Research) will pull out of Zimbabwe, a spokesman for the company told Dutch news agency ANP on Friday.

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Shell withdraws from Zimbabwe

Royal Dutch Shell has become the latest British company to pull out of Zimbabwe...

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Shell to Sell Zimbabwe Petroleum Assets to Petronas (Update1)

Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe's biggest oil producer, will sell all its petroleum assets in Zimbabwe after President Robert Mugabe was reappointed last month in a disputed election following a decade of recession.

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Shell ready to quit Zimbabwe as Mugabe cronies hoard fuel

Shell was considering pulling out of Zimbabwe last night amid claims that President Robert Mugabe was reserving the distribution of fuel at petrol pumps for party supporters.

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Senior Tory in Zimbabwe share row

Mr Grieve owns at least £240,000 worth of shares in companies operating in the southern African country such as Shell, mining firms Rio Tinto and Anglo American and the Standard Chartered bank. Mr Cameron, speaking last week, warned that businesses and individuals "must not make investments that prop up the regime".

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Shell complicit in propping up Mugabe’s despotic regime in Zimbabwe

Anthony Steen said he did not know that Unilever or Shell was involved in Zimbabwe.

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Blood money: the MPs cashing in on Zimbabwe’s misery

Mr Cameron has called on all companies and individuals with "any dealings" in Zimbabwe to examine their consciences and ensure that they are not keeping Mr Mugabe in power.

The companies include Anglo American, the mining giant rebuked last week for pushing ahead with a new £200m platinum mine in Zimbabwe, Rio Tinto, Standard Chartered, Barclays, Shell and BP. Between them, Shell and BP control 40 per cent of Zimbabwe's petrol market, distributing fuel to more than 200 sites around the country through BP/Shell Marketing Services Ltd

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Outrage over £200m UK investment in Zimbabwe

BP and Shell jointly own a chain of petrol stations in Zimbabwe and tonight said that they were reviewing their presence in the country.

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