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Britain, not Zimbabwe, must pay for colonial land grabs.

By Tafi Mhaka On August 31, the government of Zimbabwe announced that foreign white farmers settled in the country who lost land between 2000 and 2001 under former President Robert Mugabe’s controversial programme of land reform designed to empower landless Black peasants could apply to get it back. To enforce this dubious arrangement, […]

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Gloves come off in Zanu-PF – ANC talks

By Tinashe Kairiza and Andrew Kunambura Fresh details have emerged from last week’s stormy meeting between Zanu PF and South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), revealing that the two former liberation movements maintained diametrically opposed standpoints on how to address Zimbabwe’s multifaceted political and economic problems. Though […]

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Chiwenga vs Mnangagwa battle lines drawn over DCCs

The impending Zanu PF District Coordinating Committee (DCC) elections have presented a new battlefield for party bigwigs, who are scheming to consolidate their political power in various provinces ahead of the 2023 harmonised elections. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s party is currently receiving curriculum vitae (CVs) from prospective candidates who will then […]

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Zim police threaten demonstrators … in South Africa!

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has warned Zimbabweans against taking part in protests in Musina, South Africa, saying those who engage in the planned demonstrations will be dealt with. In a statement posted on its social media channels on Friday, the ZRP said it had taken note of a video […]

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Who are the commercial farmers?

A history of Mvurwi area, Zimbabwe By Ian Scoones For some the answer to who are the commercial farmers in Zimbabwe is obvious. The image of the rugged, (male) white farmer in shorts, surveying his family’s land carved out through hard labour and skill from the African bush is etched […]

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Harare land corruption sucks in top army officials

TOP ARMY officials, among them Brigadier-General Anslem Sanyatwe, jumped Harare’s housing waiting list to land vast residential stands in the leafy suburbs of Zimbabwe’s capital. In official documents seen by Zim Morning Post, Town Clerk Admire Chisango allocated a residential stand to Sanyatwe on October 21 irrespective that he had acquired […]

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In your dreams: E.D dismisses ANC-opposition meeting

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has dismissed prospects of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s envoys and African National Congress (ANC) delegations meeting with opposition political parties in Zimbabwe. Addressing an ordinary session of the ZANU PF politburo at the party’s headquarters in Harare on Wednesday, President Mnangagwa said those who come to […]