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New farmers to pay rent

By Nomalanga Moyo SW Radio Africa 30 June 2014 Beneficiaries of the controversial land reform exercise will soon be expected to pay rent for their farms as part of ZANU PF party’s alternative methods of raising funds. Senior officials at the Lands Ministry told separate gatherings that the ruling party had...

Memorial set for murdered Francis family members

By Alex Bell SW Radio Africa 29 May 2014 A memorial service will be held on Friday in Harare to pay tribute to two members of a Guruve farming family, killed after an attack near their home earlier this month. Malcolm Francis and his daughter Catherine were brutally beaten by unidentified attackers, while...

CFU demands investment security

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 20 May 2014 Despite government’s seemingly softening stance towards private property the Commercial Framers Union (CFU) says it has seen an increase in ‘disturbances and upheavals’ in the agricultural sector. The CFU said while it welcomed attempts to attract...

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