Zimbabwe to reverse Mugabe's land seizures, will pay millions to white farmers

Zimbabwe to pay R240 million in compensation to evicted white farmers.

Financial Mail deputy editor, Sikonathi Mantshantsha says the announcement sounds more like a delayed April's fool day joke.

The country has been seeking assistance from other countries as its economy continues to decline.

Former president Robert Mugabe's land reforms, where farms were seized from white commercial farmers nearly two decades ago, contributed to Zimbabwe’s economic decline, argues Mantshantsha.

I don't know where that money will come from because as it stands Zimbabwe doesn't have a cent to its name.

Sikonathi Mantshantsha, Deputy editor - Financial Mail

They are reversing the gains of the Mugabe regime where he said we will steal land from the white farmers. Now we are paying for it.

Sikonathi Mantshantsha, Deputy editor - Financial Mail

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