One Scot has more reason than most to keep an eye on today’s election in Zimbabwe. That’s because Paul Westwood is hoping acting president Emmerson Mnangagwa will win – then help him get back the business, property and assets he says were stolen from him by thugs 10 years ago. Paul, 51, fled Zimbabwe with his wife and two sons after being given hours to get out or be killed. He settled near Leven, Fife, and has appealed to Mnangagwa to grant compensation for the loss of his multi-million car parts firm. He has support from MP Peter Grant and Zimbabwe’s Restoration Of Human Rights group. Paul met Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin in Westminster for help but claimed she left him “high and dry” in his fight for compo. He said: “All I want is compensation for what was illegally taken. I spoke to Mrs Baldwin but nothing effective is happening.” And he added: “Zimbabwe is looking to free itself from the stigma of past regimes. Helping me get back what is mine will show it is changing for the better.” Paul claims local politician Temba Mliswa stripped his business from him and allegedly stole shares worth £670,000. He… Read full this story
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