Tag: Land Grabs

Evictions, beatings at Mugabe-Linked Farm

Evictions, beatings at Mugabe-Linked Farm

The police affirmed in a court filing that the Arnolds Farm in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central province, which the families have occupied since 2000, is owned by the president’s family. Human Rights Watch could not independently verify the farm ownership. On March 17, 2017, about 100 anti-riot police began demolishing homes […]

How Zanu PF milked besieged farmer dry

How Zanu PF milked besieged farmer dry

Homeless, with no income or relative to turn to and with nowhere to go: this sums up the predicament in which former dairy farmer, Yvonne Goddard, finds herself after her Cresta Ibeka farm on the outskirts of Masvingo was grabbed by suspended Zanu PF provincial chairman Ezra Chadzamira. Despite twice […]

Mugabe warned over fresh farm invasions

Mugabe warned over fresh farm invasions

Opposition political parties have warned President Robert Mugabe against his typical populist, political rhetoric approach following his mooted fresh farm invasion exercise to satisfy war veterans’ demands amid a disastrous fast track land policy that turned Zimbabwe into a basket case. Recently, Mugabe admitted that the country was importing maize […]