Sanganai/Hlanganani 2017 dates rescheduled …as treasury clears expo debts

Sanganai/Hlanganani 2017 dates rescheduled    …as treasury clears expo debts

By Daniel Chigundu SANGANAI/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo which was scheduled to take place from 8-10 June has been rescheduled to 27 September to 1st of October this year, following a funding commitment from treasury, an official has said. A few weeks ago, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) had announced that the tourism fair will not be taking place this year owing to huge debts that the organisers owed various service providers in Bulawayo for service rendered during the previous edition. Last year treasury promised to avail about US$500 000 for the…

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Why compensate white farmers?

Why compensate white farmers?

By Ndafadza Madanha SEVENTEEN years ago the government undertook the land reform exercise that reconfigured decade long structure in the agricultural sector. The structure had always favored the minority white settlers who disposed blacks from their land when they invaded the country under the Pioneer Column. Through various pieces of legislation prior to independence the settler regime consolidated power and restricted Africans to semi arable and infertile land. Some of the legislation used by the settlers to legalize the theft and displacement of our forefathers include The Land Commission of…

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