ARTICLES RELATING TO ZIMBABWE LAND REFORMS

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.

UK willing to help Zim regain breadbasket status

2015-03-20 12:08

Britain’s ambassador to Zimbabwe has reportedly said her country is willing to help Zimbabwe regain its breadbasket status, as the UK launched a $72m food security programme in that country.

Upsurge in attempts to evict Zim’s last white farmers

2015-02-24 11:18

There is an upsurge in attempts to forcibly take over Zimbabwean properties still owned by whites 15 years after the launch of a land reform programme, a Zimbabwe farmer’s union says.

Zim set to give white farmers 90 days to vacate farms

2015-01-22 12:07

The Zimbabwean government is set to give the remaining white farmers at least 90 days to vacate their farms, as the southern African country intensifies its land grabs, according to a report.

Don't disrupt operations on white-owned farms - Zim minister

2014-09-18 14:54

Zimbabwe cannot afford to kick white farmers off the land and then import products such as milk from South Africa, a Zimbabwean minister says.

SA must address 'skewed' ownership of resources - Mugabe

2014-08-27 11:11

SA has failed to take the lead in the industrialisation process of other African countries because the economy in that country is still under white control, President Robert Mugabe has reportedly said.

 

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.

We didn’t send away whites, Mugabe says

2015-04-09 12:17

President Robert Mugabe has shown no regrets about his country’s controversial land reform programme as he made it clear during a press conference in SA that he aimed for equality amongst his people.

Zim land grabs: At least 163 white farmers to be evicted

2015-03-05 10:57

Zimbabwe’s lands and resettlement minister Douglas Mombeshore had moved to evict at least 163 white commercial farmers as government intensifies its war against white farmers.

UK's betrayal led to Zim's land grabs – London mayor

2015-02-24 09:54

London mayor Boris Johnson, who is also reportedly tipped to be the next Conservative Party leader, has openly admitted that Britain played a “shameful” role in Zimbabwe’s economic woes.

Grace Mugabe land saga: Villagers to know fate

2015-01-12 12:09

Over 200 villagers who were evicted from a farm north of Harare to make way for First Lady Grace Mugabe’s private wildlife sanctuary, are set to know their fate, as anger grows over her land grabs in Mazowe.

Mugabe's anti-white remarks 'vile, vindictive'

2014-09-09 12:59

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s recent anti-white remarks have been condemned by his critics who said the veteran leader was not serious about resolving the country’s pressing issues.

Farmer attacked, left for dead in Zim

2014-08-21 13:02

A white Zimbabwean farmer and his wife are reportedly fighting for their lives after they sustained broken bones during an attack which is believed to have been politically motivated.

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