Tag: Farmland

Govt to give $10bn compensation to white farmers

Govt to give $10bn compensation to white farmers

GOVERNMENT is working on setting up a $10 billion compensation fund to settle disputes and bring closure to the fast-track land reform exercise. Since government embarked on the land reform exercise 16 years ago, it has skirted the issue of compensation, blighting a seemingly noble objective to redress colonial imbalances. […]

Mnangagwa dragged into farm wrangle

Mnangagwa dragged into farm wrangle

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s wife, Auxillia, reportedly confiscated title deeds for a farm owned by a co-operative in her Chirumanzu-Zibagwe constituency and replaced the co-operative’s executive with Zanu PF appointees. The co-operative’s chairperson, Pio Musambasi told NewsDay that the incident occurred at Wadzanai Farm last Thursday. Musambai claimed he was forced […]

Zim’s farm grabs over

Zim’s farm grabs over

Zimbabwe yesterday announced it had no more land for resettlement, signalling the end of a chaotic, 15-year exercise during which 4000 white commercial farmers were forcibly evicted and government treaties violated – leaving many aspirant black landowners high and dry. “We are satisfied with the programme; obviously it hasn’t had […]

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, […]