MDC backs compensation

- | 2 months ago

Government last Friday pledged to start paying compensation from next month to white farmers who lost land under former President Robert Mugabe’s land reform nearly 20 years ago.

The development has sparked debate with South African Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema dismissing government’s decision to pay the farmers whose land was taken as a “sell-out position”. MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume told Southern Eye that the party supported the decision to pay farmers compensation and that there was nothing amiss about it.

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