Evicted White Zimbabwean Farmer Told He's Going Home

A white Zimbabwean farmer kicked off his property at gunpoint in June has been told he will be going home within days, the first signs of the post-Robert Mugabe government making good on promises to respect agricultural property rights. Rob Smart, a 71-year-old farmer from the eastern district of Rusape, said he understood his case had been taken up by new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who heard of Smart's violent eviction while at an investment conference in Johannesburg. "Apparently Mnangagwa saw that and flipped his lid," Smart told Reuters by telephone,...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Thursday, 7 December

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