Vote on 1700 Zimbabwe farms
ZIMBABWE holds a referendum at the weekend (12-13 February) which will decide the fate of 1700 mostly white-owned farms.
The farms have been selected for compulsory purchase under the governments land resettlement programme.
The government has said that only land that was under-utilised or run by absentee landlords had been selected.
- Mugabe links gangster gays to land grab, FWi, 08 November, 1999
- Zimbabwe land reform benefits chosen few, FWi, 20 July, 1999
- Land battle intensifies in Zimbabwe, FWi, 20 November, 1998
- The Times 10/02/2000 page 24