Tag: Land Grabs

Zimbabwe plans to compensate farmers for seized land

Zimbabwe plans to compensate farmers for seized land

Zimbabwe plans to start compensating mainly white farmers who lost their land and livelihoods during state- backed farm invasions that began in 2000 and triggered a near decade-long recession, the Finance Ministry said in a circular distributed to lawmakers. Farmers may be compensated for “both land and improvements,” as well […]

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 […]

Zimbabweans in new protest at looting British GP

Zimbabweans in new protest at looting British GP

On Friday 26th February Zimbabwean exiles in the UK are to stage another protest outside aclinic 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, claims that the Mugabe regime told him he could […]