Zimbabwe signs compensation deal with white farmers
As the country endures food and fuel shortages, as well as hyperinflation, it is not clear how the $3.5bn agreed to will be funded
Harare/Johannesburg — Zimbabwe’s government has signed a $3.5bn deal to compensate white commercial farmers evicted from their land two decades ago.
The agreement is a turning point in a dispute that tipped the Southern African nation’s economy into freefall by slashing food production and export income, and incurred sanctions from the US and EU...
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