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Zimbabwe business ownership: 'Laws are protecting locals'

30 December 2013 Last updated at 10:52 GMT

Foreign businesses in Zimbabwe have just 48 hours to meet new ownership rules.

The move is a mainstay of controversial empowerment regulation designed to give locals majority control of Zimbabwe's commerce.

From 1 January, foreign-owned shops, wholesalers and hairdressers risk losing their licence to operate in the country if they fail to make the necessary changes.

The BBC's Brian Hungwe reports from Harare.