Agriculture

Farm Compensation in Zimbabwe

Farm Compensation in Zimbabwe

  On the 16th March 2016, the Minister of Finance in Zimbabwe tabled a memorandum in Parliament establishing a special Fund to raise and administer the payment of compensation to owners of land held in Zimbabwe under freehold tenure. The paper implied that compensation would be for four items: The […]

Food headaches for those on anti-retrovirals

Food headaches for those on anti-retrovirals

Silindiwe Moyana, an HIV-positive mother of five from Chipinge, east of Zimbabwe, cannot hide her anxiety. She is worried she might not survive this year as drought-induced starvation stalks her and her family. The country is in the throes of a devastating drought which has compromised the nutrition of people […]

Bob gives AU 300 cows yet 3m locals starve

Bob gives AU 300 cows yet 3m locals starve

NO LONGER able to feed itself and with three million of its citizens facing hunger after a severe drought, Zimbabwe earlier this month appealed for $1.6bln from donors to help avert starvation. But President Robert Mugabe is not happy that the African Union (AU) should be dependent on the same […]

Govt evicts 90 land grab beneficiaries

Govt evicts 90 land grab beneficiaries

Govt evicts 90 land grab beneficiaries, the 90 farmers who were allocated land under the controversial land reform programme at Greenland in Beatrice, face an uncertain future after the government recently served them with eviction orders. Most of the affected farmers moved into the area in 2002 at the height […]