Zimbabwe Pays U.S.$53 Million Compensation to White Farmers
The Zimbabwean government has so far paid 100 former white farm owners, though it maintains it will only pay compensation for infrastructure and improvements on farms and not for the land. President Emmerson Mnangagwa sees the paying of compensation as key to mend ties with the West and has set aside more funds in 2020's budget to that end.
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 ... Read more »
The government has set aside U.S.$53 million to compensate white farmers affected during the Land Reform Programme - but the Commercial Farmers Union says the money is not enough ... Read more »
Land grabs of white-owned property have hit Zimbabwe yet again as the southern African country's 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe seeks another term in office - but the ... Read more »
President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government sees the paying of compensation to white farmers as key to mend ties with the West, and set aside U.S.$20 million in this year's budget to ... Read more »
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