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Zimbabwe War Vet Loses Farm After Going to Opposition Rally – Report

Zimbabwe War Vet Loses Farm After Going to Opposition Rally – Report

In a sign of just how hazardous it is to support the opposition with elections looming in Zimbabwe, a war veteran has been disowned by his colleagues and ordered to vacate his farm after going to an MDC rally, it was reported Sunday. NewZimbabwe.com reports that Regis Musengeyi landed himself in trouble for attending the […]

More Drama At ANC Policy Conference Over Land

More Drama At ANC Policy Conference Over Land

There was yet another highly charged debate on land at the ANC’s policy conference at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg, on Tuesday. Sources have told News24 that “rowdy” supporters of presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, mostly from KwaZulu-Natal, tried to prevent National Executive Committee member Mathole Motshekga from speaking. The group of delegates, in commission four on […]

‘South Africa, Namibia Following Mugabe’s Footsteps’

‘South Africa, Namibia Following Mugabe’s Footsteps’

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has said that leaders of South Africa and Namibia are following President Robert Mugabe’s footsteps in distributing land to black people in their countries. Grace said this while consoling the family of a revolutionary musician Dickson “Chinx” Chingaira in Harare on Tuesday. She also said that the white community around […]

South Africa’s Malema Takes On Property Owners

South Africa’s Malema Takes On Property Owners

This was Economic Freedom Fighter Julius Malema’s unequivocal message to the South African Property Owners Association when he addressed the conference under the theme “disruption” at the Cape Town International Conference Centre on Wednesday. In a no-holds-barred speech, Malema scolded the property owners for not doing enough to change property ownership patterns post-apartheid, but also […]

Leave Our Land and Go Play Golf, Mugabe Loyalist Chipanga Tells White Farmers

Leave Our Land and Go Play Golf, Mugabe Loyalist Chipanga Tells White Farmers

Zanu-PF youth leader Kudzi Chipanga has reportedly urged Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to eject all remaining commercial white farmers in the country’s Manicaland province, saying they should relocate to Harare’s leafy Borrowdale suburb “where they can relax and play golf”. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Chipanga said this during a rally that was also addressed by […]

The Deadly Conflict Tearing Nigeria Apart (And It’s Not Boko Haram)

The Deadly Conflict Tearing Nigeria Apart (And It’s Not Boko Haram)

Kafanchan/Nigeria — Goska is just five minutes up the road from Dangoma in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region. But between the two villages are divisions so deep – and so devoid of compassion and understanding – they threaten the unity of Africa’s most populous nation. Bullet holes and abandoned, burned-out buildings in Goska are evidence something […]

‘Landless Could Invade Namibian President Hage Geingob’s Farm’

‘Landless Could Invade Namibian President Hage Geingob’s Farm’

The former deputy minister of land reform, Bernadus Swartbooi, has threatened to take the livestock of landless people to President Hage Geingob’s farm if the government does not accede to their demands for resettlement farms. Addressing the Landless People’s Movement (LPM) meeting at Karasburg on Saturday, Swartbooi made reference to several farmers who were summoned […]

Is Mugabe About to Kick Out Remaining White Farmers?

Is Mugabe About to Kick Out Remaining White Farmers?

Zimbabwe’s main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party led by Morgan Tsvangirai has castigated President Robert Mugabe over his recent threats to embark on fresh land grabs targeting the few remaining white commercial farmers in the southern African country. Mugabe, 93, on Friday said that white commercial farmers who still remained on the […]

Forced From Their Forests, Cameroon’s Female Pygmies Bear Brunt of Alcohol Abuse

Forced From Their Forests, Cameroon’s Female Pygmies Bear Brunt of Alcohol Abuse

Spoting patchy bruises on her forehead and right cheek, Maria moves gingerly as her four young children chase each other in their pygmie camp on the edge of a forest in eastern Cameroon. “I spent all night fighting with my husband … he came home very drunk,” Maria told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in the […]

Germany Demands Compensation for Land Grabbed in Zimbabwe

Germany Demands Compensation for Land Grabbed in Zimbabwe

Compensation for German nationals who lost their farms during Zimbabwe’s controversial land reforms is an “urgent and important” issue, Berlin’s chief diplomat to Harare has said. Germany ambassador to Zimbabwe, Thorsten Hutter, said recompense for his country’s nationals must be part of the re-engagement dialogue between Harare and the European Union (EU). President Robert Mugabe’s […]

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