Zimbabwe

Mealiemeal sold on Zim black market as millions face starvation

27 October 2019 - 00:02 By LENIN NDEBELE and NOKUTHABA DLAMINI

Mealiemeal is being diverted to the black market, and even exported, as millions of Zimbabweans face starvation.

The network of producers, millers and dealers behind the illicit trade has its hub at Emaplankeni, an informal market in Victoria Falls where 30t trucks deliver the food staple under cover of darkness several times a week...

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