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White farmers launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – White farmers whose farms were forcibly taken over by supporters of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe say they have “launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation”.   “Dispossessed Zimbabwean commercial farmers have launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation for the loss of […]

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Killers of white farmers immune to prosecution – Mugabe

Sello Theletsane Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe yesterday said that any Zimbabweans accused of killing white farmers during that country’s land restitution programme would not be arrested.   According to News Day, Mugabe was speaking at Heroes Day commemoration when he specifically referred to black Zimbabweans who had been accused of killing white farmers who resisted the […]

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‘Poisoned’ Zim minister Mahofa dies

HARARE, August 14 ‑ A Zimbabwean minister, who last year spent a lengthy period in hospital after being reportedly poisoned at a Zanu PF conference, has died. Shuvai Ben Mahofa, who was Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister, died in the early hours of Monday morning after being hospitalised at the weekend. Zimbabwe Information Minister, Christopher Mushohwe, confirmed the […]

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Mugabe orders sacked youth to be reinstated in goverment departments ahead of 2018 elections

CHINHOYI, August 1 – ZIMBABWEAN President, Robert Mugabe, has ordered government departments to reinstate thousands of civil servants, mostly youths, retrenched in the wake of economic problems. The Southern African country is grappling with severe economic problems marked by cash shortages and unemployment estimated at 90 percent. Companies have been shutting operations rendering thousands unemployed. […]