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Mugabe's calls to nationalise UK companies in Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe says Zimbabwe will nationalise all US and UK companies operating in the country unless Western sanctions are lifted.

He told his Zanu-PF party's annual conference it was time to fight the sanctions imposed on him and party leaders.

Under Zimbabwe's empowerment laws, black Zimbabweans should acquire 51% of foreign businesses.

Mr Mugabe said sanctions were not lifted, he would move to place foreign companies under 100% Zimbabwean control.

  • 17 Dec 2010
  • From the section Africa
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