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Zimbabwe: Foreigners must close shops by Jan 1.

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean authorities say they have given foreign shop-owners —mostly Chinese and Nigerian nationals— an ultimatum to shut down their businesses by Jan. 1. A top official of the black empowerment ministry said only Zimbabweans had the right to run shops that have sprung up across the …

South Africa – Court Orders Investigation Into Allegations of Torture in Zimbabwe – NYTimes.com

A South African judge on Tuesday ordered prosecutors to investigate whether the government of Zimbabwe had committed human rights abuses, saying it would benefit Zimbabweans tortured in their homeland and South Africans determined to see their own government live up to its international responsibilities. The ruling by a High Court …

In Zimbabwe, Chinese Investment With Hints of Colonialism – Max Fisher – International – The Atlantic

The Asian power is exerting greater influence over political and economic systems across Africa China’s growing investment and development in Sub-Saharan Africa, dubbed “The Next Empire” by The Atlantic‘s Howard French for its historic potential to reshape the continent and grow Chinese influence, is looking especially imperial these days in …