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Mugabe Admits Land Reform Bungle As Mzembi Grabs 2nd Farm

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MzembiAs Robert Mugabe admits that he has blundered with his land reform programme, Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi, who reportedly already owns another farm, is said to be threatening to grab a highly productive chicken-breeding farm in Masvingo.

President Robert Mugabe admitted in a ZBC interview for his 91st birthday that he blundered by giving ill-equipped black farmers vast tracts of farmland seized from whites under his controversial land reforms.

“I think the farms we gave to people are too large. They can’t manage them,” Mugabe said,  adding that most of them were using just one third of the land - no wonder Zimbabwe has been reduced to importing basics, like maizemeal.

In the past, Mugabe has blamed a drastic drop in agricultural production on erratic rains due to climate change and western sanctions, which he said hampered his government’s efforts to procure equipment for the farmers.


MDC-T Re-organises, Mobilises As Zanu (PF) Turns to Intimidation

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CouncilThe MDC-T has simultaneously in Mberengwa South District and in Midlands North District (UK) announced the introduction of the MDC Smart Membership Card that will be a member’s personal key to his party account, a funeral assistance card and as an insurance policy card.

MDC national organising secretary Abednico Bhebhe made the announcement at a Mberengwa South District rally while the MDC-UK chairman made a similar announcement in Nottingham at the first MDC-UK Provincial Council of the 4th congress. Some of the MDC-UK provincial councillors at Nottingham at the weekend 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:50

Time for Paradigm Shift in Treating Mugabe, Zanu (PF)

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In case anyone had any doubt about Zanu (PF)'s democratic credentials, this video, now seen all over the world, on BBC, Al Jazeera and other stations will put your doubts to rest, and has implications for how to deal with Zanu (PF) going forward.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:40

Zanu (PF) Corruption, In-fighting On Show at Telecel Zimbabwe

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corruptionMapfumoZanu (PF) corruption and in-fighting is on show again in the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz)/Telecel Zimbabwe scandal - how Telecel managed to operate for 13 months without paying over $100m in licence fees, and how a shareholding dispute involving Philip Chiyangwa and Leo (Zhuwao) Mugabe, with Patrick Zhuwao now entering the fray.

The scandal goes back to indigenisation policy under which the foreign shareholders of Telecel were forced to offload 11% of their shareholding to Empowerment Corporation, created by the “Zimbabwe Wealth Creation Council” (Leo’s IEG, Jane Mutasa’s Indigenous Business Women’s Organisation (IBWO), the National Miners Association, Chjiyangwa’s Affirmative Action Group, War Veterans Association, the Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU) and james Makamba’s Kestrel Corporation.)

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 15:17

Inside Zimbabwe: Despite Violent Repression, The Brave March

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And they denounce....

OccupyNoElections3Occupy African Unity Square leader Itai Dzamara couldn't help remarking how preposterous remarks by Emmerson Mnangagwa - boasting about his long record of killing - calculated to strike fear into the hearts of the masses in time for impending mass action.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015 21:34

Time To Unite And Send Robert Mugabe Packing

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Youth2015MDC-T Youths, their Provincial chairman Tonderai Samanyanga and his vice, Sibongile Sihwa at weekend demonstrations against Robert Mugabe’s increasingly belligerent Zanu (PF) government...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:37
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