Zim's black farmers boost yields, but whites still live in fear

2015-10-29 08:23

Zimbabwe's land reform is considered by many to be an egregious mistake that devastated a once-thriving agriculture industry. Fifteen years after the programme was implemented, blacks who were given land have gained experience.

Zim govt battling to feed its people - Vice President Mnangagwa

2015-10-19 13:32

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly hinted that the Zimbabwean government is struggling to feed thousands of people as hunger continues to grip the southern African country.

EFF won't achieve its aims through bloodshed – Malema

2015-09-29 11:29

The EFF will not achieve its aims through spilling blood and wants a country where blacks and whites are equals, party leader Julius Malema has told the American Chamber of Commerce, which described his speech as "both chilling and charming".

Zim govt property in Cape Town sold for R3.7m

2015-09-21 15:26

A Cape Town property that belonged to the Zimbabwean government has been auctioned off for R3.76 million to cover a legal costs order it owed AfriForum.

Zim farm workers living under appalling conditions – report

2015-08-31 19:04

Zimbabwean farm workers in the Masvingo province say they have been working and living under appalling conditions ever since government seized land from white farmers, a report says.

Mugabe: Zimbabweans aren't suffering... we gave them land

2015-08-24 20:03

Despite the fact that most people in Zimbabwe have been reduced to vendors due to escalating economic hardships, President Robert Mugabe, 91, reportedly maintained last week that there was no suffering in his country.

Rogue police, soldiers attack white farmers in Zim – reports

2015-07-20 14:44

Zimbabwe’s Commercial Farmers Union has reportedly urged its members to be on high alert amid reports that a gang in police and military uniform is attacking white farmers in the Midlands and Masvingo provinces.

'Crisis' hit Zimbabwe wants white farmers back – report

2015-07-16 11:13

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly indicated that it may hand back land to some white farmers whose farms were forcibly taken away from them during the country’s controversial land reform programme.

Zim soldier moves to evict white farmer in Beitbridge – report

2015-06-26 14:11

A Zimbabwean soldier has reportedly moved to evict a white farmer who owns a game ranch with his South African children in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe.

New UK govt 'won't compensate evicted Zim white farmers'

2015-05-18 13:15

Britain has reportedly maintained its position that it won’t compensate white farmers who were evicted from their farms during Zimbabwe’s controversial land reform programme in 2000.


Zimbabwe's white farmers start anew in Mozambique

2015-10-28 14:04

Some farmers forced out by controversial land reform programme are thriving in Zimbabwe's eastern neighbour, Mozambique.

Zim hunger: US, UK pledge $43m for food relief

2015-10-08 11:21

Britain and the US have reportedly launched a programme to rescue at least 650 000 Zimbabwean hunger victims, with the two countries pledging to provide $43m for food aid.

Zim to fight 'baseless' sale of property in SA

2015-09-22 14:37

Zimbabwe says it will fight the "baseless" sale of its property in Cape Town after it was auctioned to compensate white farmers evicted from their land.

Zim minister arrested for bribing white farmer - report

2015-09-03 14:02

A Zimbabwean minister, Martin Dinha, has reportedly been arrested for demanding and receiving a bribe from a white farmer in return for protecting him from eviction.

Zim VP says food imports draining govt funds – reports

2015-08-27 17:32

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed concern over food imports, saying they are draining the country’s already strained resources, according to reports.

Zim farmers fear winter of hunger after poor tobacco crop

2015-07-22 14:26

Thousands of small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe fear they will be going hungry this winter after abandoning traditional staples like maize, sorghum and groundnuts for tobacco, a cash crop known locally as "green gold".

Mugabe, Zanu-PF admit land reform a disaster – MDC

2015-07-17 14:36

The Zimbabwean government's reported plan to hand back land to some white farmers is an admission that the controversial land reform programme was "a humiliating disaster", the opposition MDC says.

Malema's praise for Mugabe sickening – MDC

2015-07-06 13:20

Zimbabwe MDC party led by Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly criticised Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema for praising President Robert Mugabe.

Mali leader hails Zim’s ‘successful’ land reforms

2015-06-18 16:18

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has hailed Zimbabwe’s land reforms, saying he is amazed by the "success stories' of the country’s land programme.

Zimbabwe takes tobacco road to agriculture recovery

2015-04-16 12:07

Fifteen years after Zimbabwe’s agriculture sector collapsed in the face of President Robert Mugabe’s seizure of white-owned farms, its tobacco industry is again booming, with black farmers funded by private firms producing a near record crop.

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