Tag: Agriculture

White ex-farmers on cusp of compensation

White ex-farmers on cusp of compensation

Government is finalising compensation for white former commercial farmers as part of measures to bring to finality the Fast-Track Land Reform Programme, a Cabinet minister has said. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa told The Sunday Mail that valuations had been done for about 1 400 of the roughly […]

Pressure mounts on farm looter

Pressure mounts on farm looter

Encouraged by widespread coverage in the British press, more than 60 exiled Zimbabweans and supporters last Friday took part in a protest outside a clinic in Nottingham run by a Zimbabwean immigrant doctor who has seized one of the last white-owned farms in Zimbabwe. Dr Sylvester Nyatsuro, a British citizen, […]

Zimbabwe’s economy weighed down by policies

Zimbabwe’s economy weighed down by policies

Zimbabwe’s economic growth will continue to be weighed down by lack of policy clarity despite government’s recent moves to tone down its empowerment laws, the World Bank has warned. President Robert Mugabe’s government has been on a charm offensive as it tries to lure foreign investors and kick-start an economy […]

El Niño Zimbabwe: 3M Need Food Aid Amid Severe Drought

El Niño Zimbabwe: 3M Need Food Aid Amid Severe Drought

As many as 3 million people in Zimbabwe will likely need food aid this year, a government minister said over the weekend. The number is double the previous estimate due to severe drought linked to a potentially record-breaking El Niño in southern Africa, according to Zimbabwe’s state-owned newspaper the Herald. […]