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As desperation meets opportunity, Zimbabwe's black market thrives

The Boston Globe: "HARARE, Zimbabwe - Karonga Chakanetsa moved through the trash-strewn streets of Zimbabwe's decaying capital with the swift, easy grace of a predator.
His prey? Soap. Cooking oil. Bread. Salt.
If Zimbabweans need it, Chakanetsa buys it and sells it. With inflation exceeding 100,000 percent, the almost daily price increases are too dizzying for most shoppers to track."

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