Zimbabwe offers amnesty for funds stashed abroad

In a bid to ease cash shortages, Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for companies and individuals to surrender public funds illegally stashed in overseas bank accounts.

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    Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for companies and individuals to surrender public funds illegally stashed in overseas bank accounts.

    He hopes this will ease chronic cash shortages; however, people are sceptical about his plan.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.


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