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Zimbabwe orders illegal settlers to vacate farms

Harare | Reuters — Zimbabwe’s new agriculture minister on Wednesday ordered illegal occupiers of farms to vacate the land immediately, a move that could ultimately see some white farmers who say they were unfairly evicted return to farming. Perrance Shiri, a military hardliner who was head of the air force before being picked for the […] Read more




New Zimbabwe land invasions raise security concerns

Harare | Reuters — Hundreds of illegal settlers invaded sugar estates owned by the Zimbabwe units of South Africa’s Tongaat Hullett this week, raising new concerns about the security of foreign investment in the southern African country. While production was not affected, the invasions will worry investors already uneasy over President Robert Mugabe’s black empowerment […] Read more