-Elections are rigged. They are held to give the impression that there is democrcy.
-Governors are appointed to give the impression that we are a federal state so that minorities will have as much independence as possible.
-ZESA is created to give the impression that a bigger more efficient company is being created when the idea is to take away jobs from Ndebeles who were involved in distributing electricity in BYO, and weaken BCC's capital base.
-There are dissidents in Matabeleland to avoid developing the province.