Harare - Zimbabwe has put together a proposed law that may put foreign retailers, mostly Chinese and Nigerian retailers, out of business by January 1, 2014.
The new legislation gazetted in May reserved certain businesses for locals (black Zimbabweans), reports SW Radio Africa.
The reserved sectors include hairdressers, beauty salons, bakers, employment agencies, farmers, transport companies, estate agencies and retail and wholesale businesses.
The law mandates business owners operating in the reserved sectors to produce compliance certificates. Only indigenous Zimbabweans will however be given those certificates.
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