White farmers seek compensation for seized land

Twenty years ago, Zimbabwe's government seized white-owned commercial farms and gave them to black war veterans. Those white farmers say they are still waiting for compensation from the government. Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare. Play Video  


President Mugabe left the Muzenda family furious when he snubbed the official opening of the VaMuzenda Museum in Masvingo. Family spokesperson and Member of Parliament for Gutu West constituency, Tongai Muzenda said the family was shocked by Mugabe’s no-show. “It came as a shock to the family. We waited for three days

Exodus of Magistrates hits Bulawayo

Mr Tuwe is the third magistrate to resign after Marylen Mtshina and Abednico Ndebele who resigned last month. Chief Magistrate Mr Mishrod Guvamombe confirmed Mr Tuwe’s resignation yesterday. Mr Tuwe declined to comment saying professional regulations did not allow him to talk to the media. “The Judicial Service Commission regulations do not allow

Mugabe, 92, looks to 2018 elections

Zimbabwe’s ruling party says the country’s 92-year-old president, Robert Mugabe, is certain to be endorsed as the party’s presidential candidate for elections in 2018. Ignatius Chombo, secretary for administration of the ZANU-PF party, said Wednesday that Mugabe will get the endorsement at the party’s annual conference this week. Chombo says Mugabe brings

Land grab pioneer ‘Black Jesus’ dies

Self-styled war veterans’ leader and pioneer of the chaotic land reform exercise in 2000, Francis Zimuto, popularly known as Black Jesus, has died. BY TATENDA CHITAGU Zanu PF Masvingo provincial chairperson, Amasa Nhenjana, said Zimuto died at his mother’s home in Gutu yesterday, adding that the province had requested the politburo to