The daily life at Zimbabwe's tobacco auction floors. After the hustle of growing their crop, tobacco farmers end their journey at the auction floors. It is at the floors, like Tobacco Sales Floors in Harare, where vendors, sex workers and other business people gather to sell their products to the poor farmers, who often end up being shortchanged, robbed, or conned.
This is the moment Zodwa Mkandla won the award for International Business Woman of the year at the Women4Africa awards at the Kensington Hall in London on Saturday. Mkandla, the wife of flamboyant socialite and businessman Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure runs Traverze Travel and flew in from Harare to the UK for the awards ceremony along with her husband.
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Businessman Phillip Chiyangwa gives us a tour of his Divaris Makaharis school in Bluff Hill and discusses his plans to build a university nearby. He says students in the future will be able to go through, primary, secondary, high school and university at the same institution.
He wrote letters to Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on how to deal with the economic crisis, he was once placed on Interpol's most wanted list for allegedly defrauding people in Zimbabwe, and does not know exactly how many cars and businesses he owns. CNBC Africa's Aviwe Mtila speaks to Serial Entrepreneur Frank Buyanga to separate the facts from the fiction.
Twenty years ago, Zimbabwe's government seized white-owned commercial farms and gave them to black war veterans. Those white farmers say they are still waiting for compensation from the government. Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.