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Farm Assets Owned by Zimbabwe's Ousted Mugabe Go Under...

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Farm Assets Owned by Zimbabwe’s Ousted Mugabe Go Under Hammer

Robert Mugabe, former president of Zimbabwe, arrives to cast his vote at a polling station in Highfield, Harare, Zimbabwe, on Monday, July 30, 2018. After nearly two decades of political turmoil, a credible vote would help provide the southern African nation with a foundation to begin rebuilding its battered international reputation and an economy largely laid to ruin during the latter half of Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule. Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg
By Bloomberg
10 May 2019 0

Scores of vehicles ranging from bulldozers to Ford Rangers from a dairy farm owned by Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, will be auctioned at the weekend, according to an advertisement placed in newspapers by Ruby Auctions.

Combine harvesters, tractors, pick-ups and heavy trucks will also be going under the hammer on Saturday at the farm, which is in Mazowe, north of the capital, Harare, Ruby Auctions said.

The farm, called Gushungo Dairy, suffered after contracts to supply milk to state-owned schools dwindled, Cassim Asani, a sales executive for the operations, told Harare-based newspaper NewsDay on May 7.

Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years before being ousted Nov. 2017 when the army placed him under house arrest and parliament told him to resign or face impeachment.

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