HARARE, February 2 (The Source) – Britain has welcomed Zimbabwe’s decision to issue 99-year leases to white farmers, which ended Harare’s over a decade long policy of racial discrimination in agriculture, saying it was an ‘important signal to international investors.’
HARARE, December 12 (The Source) – Zimbabwean banks are willing to accept government issued 99-year leases as collateral for loans to farmers, an official has said.
By Frank Pichel, Washington DC – Earlier this month, Liberian President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf warned that Africa would continue to be stalked by poverty, hunger, and famine until governments provide smallholder farmers with secure rights to land. She was… Read More
HARARE, February 4 (The Source) – Agro-industrial conglomerate CFI Holdings will receive $26 million in compensation for its land that was compulsorily acquired by Government in 2013, court papers show. In 2013, Government acquired CFI’s Remaining Extent of Saturday Retreat Estate measuring 1,057 hectares under… Read More
MUTARE, December 9 (The Source) – The city of Mutare, Zimbabwe’s mountainous fourth-largest municipality, has run out of land to allocate as residential stands at a time its housing waiting list stands above 30,000, an official has said. Mutare town clerk Obert Muzawazi told The… Read More
HARARE, March 17 (The Source) – Government will give new permits with an indefinite tenure to smallholder farmers who received land seized from white farmers after cancelling initial offer letters over allegations of corruption. According to a new statutory instrument in the Government Gazette published… Read More