Africa 16.10.2018 02:12 pm

Zimbabwe not seeking mercy, but massive investment – ambassador

David Hamadziripi says the country would not rise again by being mocked and laughed at.

The Zimbabwean government on Tuesday embarked on a charm offensive to woo investors in South Africa during "Zimbabwe is open for business" summit held in Johannesburg.

Zimbabwe not seeking mercy, but massive investment – ambassador
Zimbabwe not seeking mercy, but massive investment – ambassador

Zimbabwe not seeking mercy, but massive investment – ambassador

David Hamadziripi says the country would not rise again by being mocked and laughed at.

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Zim AG clears SA-based businessman accused of fraud in property deals

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Zimbabwe workers to strike despite police order

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Zimbabwe is in a buying frenzy as shop-shelf shortages start to bite

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Zim court orders govt to pay human rights activist $150K

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