Articles tagged 'mombeshora'

Minister sucked into land row 19 October 2017 HARARE - Lands minister Douglas Mombeshora has been dragged before the High Court for irregularly withdrawing a Mazowe farmer's offer letter and handing the farm to an alleged close ally. The said ally, Regis Giya, is said to have approached the farm occupied by the plaintiff – Ronald Chenjera...
Zanu PF MPs slam govt over land barons 30 September 2017 HARARE - Government is sponsoring cartels that are in the business of grabbing farms whose owners would have died and selling them for a fee, Parliament heard this week. Zanu PF legislators complained in the National Assembly during Wednesday's question without notice session that the cartels ...
Govt repossesses idle farms 16 June 2017 HARARE – Government has started repossessing farms from unproductive beneficiaries of the controversial programme to redistribute land seized from white farmers. This comes as vast swathes of land taken from white farmers, mainly in the cropping provinces, lies idle and Zimbabwe has not been a...
High Court blocks Mazowe evictions 25 March 2017 HARARE - High Court Judge Felistus Chatukuta has ordered the police to stop demolitions and eviction of several families occupying Arnold Farm in Mazowe. Chatukuta granted the order by consent yesterday after the occupants — through their lawyer Donsa Nkomo from the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human ...
Evicted farmers drag govt to court 31 December 2016 HARARE - Hundreds of Zanu PF supporters face a deadline to leave land seized from sugar estates owned by the Zimbabwe units of South Africa's Tongaat Hullett or risk jail, although a last-minute High Court ruling could provide a grace period. The Lowveld Sugar Cane Growers Association has appr...
Government to impose farm rent 21 August 2014 HARARE - Ressetled farmers will soon pay rentals on their properties in a move government hopes will spur them to fully utilise their land, a Cabinet minister has said. Lands and Rural Settlement minister Douglas Mombeshora told the Daily News in a telephone interview yesterday that he was wor...
Empowerment projects continue to falter 1 July 2014 LONDON - Zimbabwe’s economic revolution — encapsulating the transfer of land and business ownership to blacks and the empowerment of communities — has been plagued by a plethora of problems. First was land redistribution. But after about 14 years since the agrarian reforms, the failures of lan...
New land permits for A1 farmers 1 July 2014 HARARE - All land permits issued by district administrators (DA) are now null and void, a Cabinet minister has said. Douglas Mombeshora, minister of Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement, told a news conference yesterday that the DA’s office will no longer be handling land distribution. He said...
Buffaloes complete Mombeshora signing 15 January 2014 HARARE - Buffaloes have finalised the signing of Tafadzwa Mombeshora from Shabanie Mine on a one-year deal. The veteran midfielder becomes the second Shabanie player this off-season to follow coach Luke Masomere to the Mutare club. Buffaloes this week signed Frank Bushiri on a one-year cont...
Shabanie shift focus 24 September 2013 HARARE - Still basking in the glory of winning the BancABC Sup8r Cup, Shabanie Mine have shifted their focus to the Mbada Diamonds Cup, the country's richest football competition. Shabanie clinched the BancABC Sup8r Cup following a 5-3 penalty shoot-out win over FC Platinum at Mandava Stadium ...
Masomere basks in glory 22 September 2013 ZVISHAVANE - Shabanie Mine coach Luke Masomere is revelling in glory after guiding his team to the victory over rivals FC Platinum in the BancABC Sup8r Cup final at Mandava Stadium on Saturday. The asbestos miners won the match 5-3 on penalties after the match had finished goalless in regulati...