A new report indicates that South Africa’s political problems have not yet smashed the wealth of ordinary citizens as has been the case in Zimbabwe – once the breadbasket of Africa and now home to the continent’s poorest people. Mauritians, meanwhile, have benefited from the island’s low taxation, with its citizens the wealthiest individuals in Africa.
The Rotary Club of Harare Central, Zimbabwe and the Rotary Club of Luzern-Seetal, Switzerland have co-hosted the handover of bonuses to at least 20 Zimbabwean Artists whose sculptors were sold under the theme “Art for Charity” in Europe, according to Beloved Makina, Coordinator of the project.
The recent much publicised public spat between Phillip Chiyangwa and Saviour Kasukuwere disclosed shocking details about the activities of land barons in Zimbabwe. The MDC is deeply concerned that whilst millions of Zimbabweans are homeless and struggling to acquire land to build decent homes for their families, some well – connected individuals within the Zanu PF regime have access to thousands of hectares of both urban and rural land that they are now selling for private gain.