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Watch: Zimbabwe government urges citizens to buy local

22 Jun 2016 at 16:41hrs | Views
After back-tracking on new import regulations, Zimbabwean officials are looking for a new solution to curb non-essential imports. The country is facing a deepening cash shortage -- and government has blamed imports for sucking liquidity from the economy. Last week it gazetted plans requiring people importing a wide range of products -- including cooking oil and dairy products -- to apply for import licences. CCTV's Farai Mwakutuya has more from Harare.