initiated conflicts. The unstablegovernment lacked time to deliver to its citizens thus contributing to povertyin the country following the decline in the economy (State.gov, 2017).World Bank and IMFpolicies Following the sad situation of Zimbabweconcerning its declined economy, World Bank and The International Monetary Fund(IMF), presented economic structural adjustments programs (ESAP) trying to getthe country out of poverty and debt (Gogo, 2011).The world bank strategy to reduce poverty had a negative impact on the economyof the country by increasing its economic crisis.
When compared, the post-ESAPperiod, Zimbabwe experienced adverse poverty than it was the priorimplementation of the ESAP program. The IMF policies contributed to moreadverse poverty and poor resource distribution. Some of the policies includingtrade, monetary exchange rate, and other social policies were introduced at thesame time. These policies dismantled the economy controls of this country.
Again, during the implementation of the above policies and programs, Zimbabwewas faced with other external factors such as drought making it difficult torestore the fallen economy (Gogo, 2011).Logically, acquiring a loan from the World Bank was not a solution to itseconomic crisis rather it worsened because it increased the debt. Conclusion Poverty and healthcare issues have preventedAfrica from prospering as a country in ways that can be detrimental. Followingsome issues such as political crisis, droughts, and mismanagement of resources,African countries have challenges in improving managing their economic inputfor essential developments such as healthcare and infrastructure. Additionally,Africa has a high level of poverty due to the ever-lasting conflicts. Sinceindependent, most countries have experienced political crisis which is a majorcause of instability. The political conflicts have been used to gain leadershipthus causing divisions among the citizens.
Again, the political divisions aresteered by tribalism thus contributing to