Will it make a difference? This story from Zimbabwe's Financial Gazette notes that even usually moribund bodies like the African Union are troubled by Robert Mugabe's decision to drive out urban squatters. Outside of Africa, New Zealand's Foreign Minister called Zimbabwe a "rogue" state as is talking about tough sanctions.
The article leaves one key item until the 2nd last graf: the $3 trillion investment in housing the government says its poised to make? It's unbudgeted.
Doesn't that just make you feel better.