Tag: Farms

Zimbabwe urged to take action against child labour on tobacco farms

Zimbabwe urged to take action against child labour on tobacco farms

The global watchdog Human Rights Watch has urged Zimbabwe to take urgent steps to stem child labour and other rights abuses on the country’s tobacco farms. In a report titled “Bitter Harvest”, the HRW revealed on Friday that children as young as 11 were working on tobacco farms, often in hazardous conditions, to earn […]

Zanu-PF disowns illegal settlers

Zanu-PF disowns illegal settlers

Lands and Rural Resettlement Minister Dr Douglas Mombeshora has warned illegal settlers against invading farms in the name of the ruling party as they will be prosecuted and face the wrath of the law. The warning comes against the background of clashes at Walescot Farm in Chakari owned by Mr Thomas […]