As demand grows for central business district properties in major cities in Zimbabwe, the profile for typical tenants is changing. Demand has increased since 2009, improving return for property market operators while increasing rental rates.
Victoria Falls, with its furious collage of sound and color and earth-shaking movement, is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. In 1855, David Livingstone, a famous Scottish explorer, first saw the falls while trying to maneuver a dugout canoe through swirling rapids. Upon seeing it, he is said to have exclaimed,
Just when you thought you had heard and read all of the diamond-smuggling mystery stories out of Africa, here comes a new twist. The Mail & Guardian, one of South Africa's oldest newspapers published in Johannesburg, alleges a top crony of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is a key figure in a major money laundering scheme.