Lies of the land: Mugabe land reform splits Zimbabweans two ...

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Lies of the land: Mugabe land reform splits Zimbabweans two decades on

It’s been 20 years since the land grabs began, but the the deep divisions over their effectiveness linger

AFP

Eighty-year-old Isobel Simons calmly narrated how she and her late husband lost their 728-hectare Zimbabwe farm two decades ago to Robert Mugabe’s controversial land reforms.

Then she broke down and sobbed.

“It was my home for 47 years,” she said...

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