June 13th, 2012

More than a decade after Zimbabwe’s government began seizing sprawling white-owned commercial farms, a new fight is brewing here over who will profit from the nation’s vast bounty of platinum, chromium, nickel and diamonds.

more, from the New York Times, here. and then a critique of the piece from Africa Is A Country, here.


art: Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe (R) and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai (L) attend the Zimbabwe international investment conference in Harare. July 9, 2009. Photo by Philimon Bulawayo

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