Category Archives: Land Grabs

Mugabe to compensate white farmers for land grabs

In a bid to make amends for his controversial land reform policy, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is set to collect land rentals from new black farmers to help compensate white farmers whose land was seized by his government.

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (L) looks on in Domodedovo airport after arriving in Moscow, Russia to join the celebrations of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, May 8, 2015.  Image: RIA NOVOSTI REUTERS

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe (L) looks on in Domodedovo airport after arriving in Moscow, Russia to join the celebrations of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, May 8, 2015.
Image: RIA NOVOSTI REUTERS

Watch: The Zimbabwean Trillion Dollar campaign – real money for wallpaper

Zimbabwean newspaper campaign turns worthless banknotes into gold

2009 Campaign to boost sales of the Zimbabwean using useless currency wins top award at Cannes Lions advertising festival.
Showing the world how a currency collapses – Where South Africa, UK and even America is heading if they continue to follow the same recipe.

Jacob Zuma: Be afraid, be VERY afraid

Shielded from accountability, deploying acolytes and benefiting himself, the president has become untouchable

Jacob Zuma’s presidency has taken on a particular flavour. Exposés of capricious political interference in important arms of the state such as the prosecuting authority, the police and the intelligence services have become commonplace: there is little shock factor left in the abuses of power and process committed by his friends in his name; and there is no parallel with any other SA president in the extent to which he has personally benefited from holding office.

Malema: 10 reasons to vote EFF – has he delivered?

Here they are – the 10 reasons to vote EFF

EFF leader Julius Malema toasts his supporters during the party's launch on Sunday (October 13 2013). Picture: Felix Dlangamandla/Foto24

EFF leader Julius Malema toasts his supporters during the party’s launch on Sunday (October 13 2013). Picture: Felix Dlangamandla/Foto24Here are 10 of the reasons which he gave for why he should rule South Africa:

We have the right to occupy the unoccupied land – EFF

About 100 people have gathered since Sunday to lay claim to a plot of land in Durban. EFF’s Lindani Mthembu told News24 in Ballito, “We are not grabbing any land but we are occupying the unused land.”

Wheels come off farming project

A R500-million project intended to help emerging black farmers is on the brink of collapse.

President Jacob Zuma handed over 85 new tractors to the Masibuyele Emasimini (back to the fields) project in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal in June 2010 to encourage small-scale farming.

Violent end to EFF ‘land grab’ attempt

Johannesburg – A land grab attempt by Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) turned violent in Kagiso on Friday when a group of residents clashed with police

People run during a land eviction protest in Swaneville in Kagiso, west of Joburg. Photo: Paballo Thekiso

People run during a land eviction protest in Swaneville in Kagiso, west of Joburg. Photo: Paballo Thekiso

Farm murders on the rise – AfriForum

A total of 67 people were murdered on farms across South Africa in 2014, AfriForum said on Thursday.”We are releasing the statistics because the government, particularly the police department, has been refusing to release any information about farm attacks since 2007,” deputy AfriForum CEO,Ernst Roets, told reporters in Pretoria.

The statistics were jointly released by AfriForum and the Transvaal Agricultural Union (Tau SA).

White people must join the struggle for land. Only 2% of whites own land – Malema

In February, EFF leader Julius Malema called on white people to join the party to get their hands on land. “White people must join the struggle for land. Only two percent of whites own land. If they want land, they must join EFF,” he said at the time.

http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2014/04/23/afrikaners-want-economic-freedom-eff

Chinese firm gets prime Zim land

You all know that Zimbabwe is a blueprint for South Africa right?

It is interesting to note that the media have kept this little piece of information very quite… Handing ex white farms obtained in the most brutal way to the Chinese!