White farmers, who were evicted from farms almost 20 years ago under the Zimbabwean government’s land reform program, are set to benefit from a landmark deal were on average, each individual of the 3,500 people who applied for compensation will receive almost $1 million.
There were negotiations between Commercial Farmers’ Union and government representative and they agreed on $3.5 billion as compensation for the evication were half will be paid immediately and the other half will be paid in installments for the following 5 years.
Majongwe posted on his Twitter social media page that he had a meeting with Gwisai to challenge the decision by the government to pay “colonizers.”
Had a long meeting with @GwisaiMunya yesterday preparing papers to challenge the gvt decision to pay $3,5B to white farmers who had an interrupted Century of exploiting our land and our Labour.They can’t pay workers a livingwage but can pay colonizers.@i_sibanda@Julius_S_MalemaRaymond Majongwe on Twitter