Zimbabwe: White Farmers Returning from South Africa 'Unwanted'
The Zimbabwean Farmers Union has reportedly called on the government to protect local farmers, saying it is opposed to farmers from South Africa who want to cross the border and gain from the country's agricultural opportunities. This comes after President Emmerson Mnangagwa issued a directive for a 99-year lease of land for white farmers, who were only allowed to lease land for 5 years under former president Robert Mugabe's administration.
New Zimbabwe, 4 February 2018
THE Commercial Farmers Union of Zimbabwe (CFU) said it was against people in South Africa who want to cross the border and gain from the country's agricultural opportunities. Read more »
Tobacco farm (file photo).
New Zimbabwe, 3 February 2018
THE government's message to exiled farmers is clear. Come home. Read more »
New Zimbabwe, 2 February 2018
The white farming community remains cautiously optimistic after President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration announced it would issue 99 year-leases to those on the land and have… Read more »
Zimbabwe: 99-Year Leases for White Farmers
The Herald, 1 February 2018
Government has directed that all remaining white commercial farmers be issued with 99-year leases, a marked policy shift from the previous arrangement where they could only get… Read more »