By the end of 2002 it was estimated that 200,000 jobs had been lost since 2000 in Zimbabwe, and manufacturing, investment had shrunk by 80%
The cash earned from the sale will go toward boosting reserves, financing power, water and other infrastructure projects
A last group of voters wait in line to vote at a polling station in Katutura, a township of Windhoek, capital of Namibia on November 28, 2014
Namibia is the only African country with a daily German newspaper - and its among the oldest in the continent.
Mozambique and Ethiopia have seen non-war veteran leaders fronted for the top seat, but Namibia, Zimbabwe and Rwanda look set to maintain status quo.