Mugabe ‘… destroyed agriculture, economy, education, hospitals… he might be gone but his legacy will live on’; Zimbabwean Journalist Wilf Mbanga

Wilf Mbanga, a journalist who once knew Mugabe as a friend, but who suffered the President’s wrath when he set up a critical newspaper in Harare leading to 15 years in exile speaks out on former leader’s demise.

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Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco

By Peta Thornycroft, Mashonaland Central, ZIMBABWE
Chinese farmers have taken over formerly white-owned farmsfor the first time, investing millions of pounds into tobacco production.
Farms that were badly managed for nearly 20 years, after Robert Mugabe’s mass seizure of white-owned land, are now being worked again in the hope of reaping a  potentially huge reward.