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Robert Mugabe sells off his combine harvesters

Robert Mugabe (L in car) waves as he arrives to address crowds gathered during an election campaign rally held at Chibuku Stadium, in Chitungwiza on July 16, 2013.

Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe is auctioning off five combine harvesters and other farm equipment.

An advert by a local auction firm announced plans to sell off at least 40 of his vehicles, including a luxury car and five Toyota Hilux pick-up trucks.

Mr Mugabe was ousted in 2017 after a military takeover.

Observers say the sale could be sign that his family’s business empire – including 21 farms – could be in financial trouble.