Zimbabwe: Short orders Mugabe off contested farm


Published on 22.02.2019 at 14h21 by APA News

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and his wife have been appointed to the farm by the former family.However, they have been hired by the former family.According to the privately owned NewsDay newspaper, Mugabe and his wife, Grace, along with their family business, have been evicted from a Mazowe farm following an application by three farmers who have been claiming ownership of the land.

The farmers – Adonia Makombe, Sahungwe Hungwe and Nyika Chifamba – told High Court judge Helena Charehwa that they were illegally evicted by the Mugabes from Lot 1A Teviotdale Farm in Mazowe district of Mashonaland Central province.

Chaired in favor of the tribe and commanded Mugabe off the land on the grounds that the farmers were the bona fide owners of the farm, which they grabbed at the height of the land reform program in 2000.

The Mugabe have, however, filed an appeal with the Supreme Court, challenging the High Court order.


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