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Zimbabwe Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Zimbabwe

A sales tax of 10 to 22% is added to all purchases, the higher rate being on luxury items, except those which are to be exported. Special purchases are copper, wooden and soapstone carvings, gameskin and leather products, pottery and basketwork.

Shopping hours

Mon-Fri 0800-1700 and Sat 0800-1300.

Nightlife in Zimbabwe

Rather limited outside the cities with emphasis on eating and discos, but larger cities have nightclubs, cinemas and repertory theatres. The three main tourist areas have casinos.