Millions of dollars in aid are believed to have been lost.
Bread prices more than doubled earlier in January following a jump in the cost of flour.
If Zimbabwe gets the politics right, there is every reason to be optimistic that this promising country will flourish at last.
In the ease of doing business global rankings, Mauritius is in 25thplace, followed by Rwanda (41), and Kenya (80) as the Sub-Saharan Africas top ranked economies.
Several pro-Biafrans have been arrested and the military has been accused of brutality, arbitrary killings and torture. Over 150 were killed on last years Biafran Remembrance Day.