Zimbabwe Cracks Down on Price-Gougers

Plain-clothes police sought to enforce Zimbabwe's new price controls by raiding shops yesterday as President Robert Mugabe's regime waged a desperate struggle against soaring inflation. They roughed up shop owners and staff and arrested 20 businessmen. Shoppers swarmed over supermarket shelves in the capital, Harare, intent on grabbing 'bargains.' (Telegraph, Tuesday)

Fighting inflation.

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