Tag: Land Reform

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 […]

Zimbabwe family lose farm to a UK doctor

Zimbabwe family lose farm to a UK doctor

A white Zimbabwean farming family gave up their struggle to hold on to their land yesterday after armed paramilitary police drove them out to make way for a black doctor who lives in Britain. “It’s all over,” said Barry Rankin, 33, after police trucks emptied his parents’ home of all […]

‘White farmers should be compensated’

‘White farmers should be compensated’

GOVERNMENT must prioritise the compensation of white former commercial farmers for improvements they made on land it acquired during the ad hoc and often chaotic land reform programme which started in 2000, a Zanu PF MP has said. Contributing to a motion on the Finance Bill in Parliament on Wednesday, Zanu […]