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Zimbabwe Banks to be compelled to accept livestock as Collateral while South African authorities set to implement a new tax on sugary drinks [Business Africa]

Zimbabwe Banks to be compelled to accept livestock as Collateral while South African authorities set to implement a new tax on sugary drinks [Business Africa]

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<h3>South Africa: sugar tax</h3> <p>Zimbabwe ‘s Commercial banks maybe compelled to accept livestock such as cattle, goats and sheep as collateral for cash loans to informal businesses under a new bill presented to parliament last Tuesday. </p> <h3>Zimbabwe: Livestock as bank collateral</h3> <p>Now to South Africa where the authorities are set on implementing a new tax on sugary drinks. <br /> Africanews Tshepiso Radebe reports the aimed is to fight obesity in a country where about 70% of women and a third of the male population in the country are overweight.</p>