Common wealth or common debt?

Author:Gonese, Nyikadzino
Position:Letters - Membership in the Commonwealth - Brief Article - Letter to the Editor

Many thanks for your cover story on the Commonwealth (NA, Feb). For a long time, the name Commonwealth never made any sense to me. This is because only the White Commonwealth had, and still has, the wealth while the Black Commonwealth is in an ever growing spiral of debt.

Although in numerical terms, the Black Commonwealth members are in the majority, what we really share among us in this organisation is foreign debt.

Surely, for those of our black brothers and sisters who are...

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