Sam Levy Dead At 82
Sam Levy, one of Zimbabwe’s wealthiest businessmen has died.
The reclusive Levy owned a popular shopping centre in one of Harare’s leafy suburb of Borrowdale named Sam Levy’s Village.
The construction of the Village was was subject to much controversy because of zoning laws in the city. In 2005 it was threatened with demolition during Operation Murambatsvina, which was targeted at getting rid of illegal structures.
Liked, feared and respected in equal parts, Levy was a ruthless real estate baron. He was also known for his obsession with big American cars.
Levy was 82.