Zimbabwe

Vic Falls economy is hard on locals

14 July 2019 - 00:59 By NOKUTHABA DLAMINI

Tourism is one of the main hopes for an economic revival, but in Victoria Falls it is bringing financial hardship to thousands of poor residents.

Primarily a US dollar economy, Victoria Falls attracts the rich and famous from all over the world. Alibaba founder Jack Ma, with a net worth of $37.4bn, was the most prominent visitor in 2017, and A-list celebrities such as US actor Will Smith are regulars...

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