Zimbabwe: Tongaat Hulett Fails to Pay Sugarcane Farmers

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"The only person who can respond to all your questions is our public relations manager Chikunguru," Mtsambiwa said.

Sources blamed Mtsambiwa for the non-payment of farmers.

"There is too much politics in this company because Mtsambiwa sits on the pricing board, he owns a farm and he is the director of the company," a source said.

"Farmers have nowhere to complain because there are a lot of politicians involved in this company. Our patron is vice president Joice Mujuru but we have no access to her."

The out-growers believe some Zanu PF officials are trying to push them out of the farms.

"Last year we fought running battles with close to 200 Zanu PF supporters with offer letters for sugarcane plots," said another farmer.

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