Latest reports from Africa Confidential

Latest reports from Africa Confidential

Chinese Checkers. Millions at stake in Mugabe game

Zimbabwe has confiscated the platinum and copper interests of Hsieh Ping-sung without compensation after a fall-out with President Robert Mugabe and his family, Africa Confidential learned recently. Mugabe and Hsieh, a Taiwanese-born South African, are locked in a legal battle in Hong Kong over a flat which Mugabe claims was held for him in trust by Hsieh’s company, Cross Global, but which Hsieh now says he owns.

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