Shiri saves German farmer from being evicted

A CHIREDZI-BASED German farmer has been saved by Perrance Minister Shri from eviction after a High Court judge ruled that the land in dispute was not for acquisition as it was protected under the Bilateral Investment Protection and Agreement (BIPPA). The 80 hectares farm, Chiredzi Wildlife Investments, is owned by Jeffrey Howard Sommer, a German national who runs a wildlife sanctuary there and has been engaged in six-year battle with Gilbert Nyasha over the ownership of the property. Early this month, Justice Amy Tsanga heard that Nyasha invaded the farm in…

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Ex-soldier runs for his life after sympathising with the G40 in ZANU PF meeting

SHARP divisions have rocked war veterans and Zanu-PF top leadership in Mashonaland Central over the past few months, as a result of mistrust, NewsDay reported. So serious are divisions between the two groups that former Tourism deputy minister Walter Kanhanga, a retired soldier, was reportedly forced to flee from a Zanu-PF meeting in Guruve last week after being labelled a G40 sympathiser. Sources said the provincial executive, led by chairperson, Kazembe Kazembe, had denied the war veterans leadership resources to travel to Zambia for an exchange programme. Mashonaland Central Provincial…

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Zim reaches out to foreign investors


A HIGH-POWERED Zimbabwean delegation will be off to London next week for a conference, as the investment-starved country moves to lure foreign investors. The two-day Zimbabwe London Investment Forum, Zimdaba London 2018, which runs between March 15 and 16, brings together business leaders and investors from the United Kingdom and Europe to discuss and action investment opportunities in Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwean delegation includes seven Cabinet ministers, representatives from Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC), Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA) and Special Economic Zones Authority (SEZA). According…

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Farm swap deal backfires for farmer

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Resettlement, Chief Air Marshal (Retired) Perrance Shiri, has been taken to court by a brother to Special Advisor in the Office of the President on Disability Issues, Joshua Malinga, over a botched farm swap deal. The post Farm swap deal backfires for farmer appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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Tetra Heights sues Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Retired Chief Air Marshal Perrance Shiri has been taken to court by a company operating Halfway House Hotel in Hwange for turning down its application to lease the property. The post Tetra Heights sues Minister appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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99-year leases guarantee security of tenure: Shiri

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AIR CHIEF MARSHAL PERRANCE SHIRI (RETIRED) . . . “Land reform is irreversible as per the President’s inauguration speech, and all land now belongs to Government.” THE INTERVIEW : Elita Chikwati At the end of January, Government directed that all remaining white commercial farmers be issued with 99-year leases, a marked policy shift from the previous arrangement where they could only get five-year leases. The directive is in line with President Mnangagwa’s policy position as enunciated in his inauguration address on November 24 last year when he called for the…

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