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ARTICLES RELATING TO ZIMBABWE LAND REFORMS

Why are you sympathising with the white man?, Mugabe's Zanu-PF youths ask as they grab a dairy farm

2017-11-03 06:09

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party activists have reportedly invaded a white-owned commercial dairy farm just outside Chinhoyi town, as land seizures spread across the country ahead of next year’s general elections.

Mugabe 'tightens screws' on remaining white farmers – report

2017-10-30 09:18

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's government has reportedly continued to "tighten the screws" on the remaining white farmers as it came up with a policy that "limits their leases to just five years while their black counterparts will enjoy 99-year-long leases".

'Excessive force' used to evict villagers from 'farm meant for Grace Mugabe'

2017-08-31 14:05

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has slammed the police for using "excessive force" to evict villagers from a farm reportedly given to First Lady Grace Mugabe.

Zim's evicted white farmers to launch fresh bid for justice, compensation

2017-08-23 10:39

Zimbabwean white farmers, who were kicked out of their properties at the height of the country’s chaotic land reforms, have launched a fresh bid for “justice and compensation” amid violent invasions of the few remaining white-owned farms.

Zim land reforms: Mugabe 'getting undue credit', war vets claim

2017-08-04 14:05

Zimbabwean war veterans have reportedly claimed that President Robert Mugabe is improperly getting credit for the controversial land reform programme, adding that the veteran leader had "no land reform policy" during the height of the reforms.

Grace Mugabe 'imposes unofficial curfew' as she grabs iconic Mazowe Dam

2017-07-14 12:00

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, who recently moved to expand her Mazowe "empire" by grabbing the iconic state-owned Mazowe Dam, has reportedly "imposed an unofficial curfew in the area".

Zim farm grabber 'immoral', church must intervene, says white ex-farmer

2017-07-08 06:30

A white former Zimbabwean farmer, Ben Freeth, has reportedly urged the International office of the Pentecostal Assemblies church in Canada to intervene, following fresh land grabs in the southern Africa country.

Land is for all 'deserving' Zimbabweans, don't be racist, Mugabe told

2017-07-05 06:20

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change party has expressed concern over President Robert Mugabe's recent call for the seizure of land still occupied by the few remaining white commercial farmers.

'Don't call them boss': Mugabe chides new land owners for leasing farms to whites

2017-07-01 07:13

President Robert Mugabe has warned new black land owners and especially traditional chiefs not to lease their land to whites, saying it was unbecoming for chiefs to call whites "boss".

Mugabe govt 'to repossess farms from unproductive land reform beneficiaries'

2017-06-26 10:39

The Zimbabwean government is reportedly repossessing farms from "unproductive land reform beneficiaries and redistributing it to land-hungry Zimbabweans".

 

Mugabe's anti-white policies 'are bad for economy'

2017-11-01 08:40

A Zimbabwean government policy that provides long term leases to black farmers and short term ones to their white counterparts has been described by analysts as "discriminatory and bad for the country's economy," says a report.

Zimbabwe's white farmers trying to strike new deal

2017-10-17 15:13

Zimbabwe’s remaining white commercial farmers who fear renewed land invasions, are negotiating directlywith the government or the possible new owners to protect their properties, says a report.

We want farms, Zanu-PF youths tell Mugabe

2017-08-26 11:16

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF youths have reportedly urged President Robert Mugabe's government to seize the last few remaining white commercial farms and distribute them to the landless.

'White farmers' killers should not be prosecuted,' Mugabe declares

2017-08-15 11:15

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly said that all locals accused of killing white former commercial farmers during the country’s controversial reform programme are immune to prosecution.

'It's better to give a little bit now than lose everything,' Zim farmer warns SA white farmers

2017-07-25 10:30

Zimbabwe's CFU has reportedly urged white South African farmers to agree to a deal to share land with the black majority to avoid suffering the same fate as their Zimbabwean counterparts who were violently evicted from their properties.

Mugabe's wife moves to grab 'iconic state-owned Mazowe Dam' – report

2017-07-09 09:00

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly moved to expand her Mazowe "empire" in Mashonalnd province by grabbing the "iconic state-owned Mazowe Dam... and surrounding tracts of land".

Mugabe's Zanu-PF party distances itself from white Zim farmer eviction

2017-07-05 10:20

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has reportedly distanced itself from last week's farm invasion that saw a white commercial farmer, Robert Smart, being evicted from his property outside Rusape.

EXCLUSIVE: Evicted white Zim farmer's employees want him back

2017-07-03 10:20

More than 150 farm-workers and their families have been rendered homeless following last week’s forceful eviction of a white commercial farmer, Robert Smart, from his property by armed police outside Rusape town.

EXCLUSIVE: 'Armed men now occupy my farm' - evicted white Zim farmer

2017-06-30 08:00

A white Zimbabwean commercial maize and tobacco farmer, Robert Smart, 70, who was evicted from his property by authorities last week has told News24 that his farm is now occupied by "armed men".

UPDATE: Zim police clash with farm-workers, 'over a dozen' held in 'fresh land grabs'

2017-06-24 16:10

Zimbabwean police have clashed with workers at a farm that was seized by police this week to pave way for a top cleric, Trevor Manhanga, who has links to President Robert Mugabe's ruling Znu-PF party.

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