Tag: Land Redistribution

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 […]

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 […]

Farm wrangle: Connolly appeals to Supreme Court

Farm wrangle: Connolly appeals to Supreme Court

Commercial farmer, Dave Connolly, has appealed to the Supreme Court seeking to nullify a High Court ruling directing him to vacate Centenary farm in Figtree, Matabeleland South, to pave way for President Robert Mugabe’s aide, Ray Ndhlukula. Ndhlukula, who is the deputy chief secretary to the president and Cabinet, has […]

White farmer loses farm to Mugabe aide

White farmer loses farm to Mugabe aide

White farmer David Connolly, who has been involved in a protracted legal battle with a top aide of President Robert Mugabe, faces eviction from his Centenary Farm in Figtree after a High Court judge yesterday ruled that his occupation of the disputed property was illegal. Connolly, through his company, JC […]