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    Chilonga village leaders clash with State agents, go into hiding

    CHILONGA community leaders who are at the forefront of resisting goverment’s decision to forcibly evict them from their ancestral lands to pave way for commercial production of lucerne grass say they are being harassed by suspected state security agents that visit their homes and send them threatening messages on a daily basis. Villagers in Chilonga, Chiredzi, have over the past…

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  • Politics

    MDC-T joins the Dendairy vs Chilonga villagers saga

    STATEMENT BY THE MDC-T ON PENDING EVICTION OF CHILONGA VILLAGERS IN CHIREDZI BY GOVERNMENT OF ZIMBABWE The MDC-T party is following with great concern the developments in Chilonga, Chiredzi, where plans are underway by the Government to displace over 10 000 villagers, to facilitate a 10 000 hectare Lucerne grass project. Dendairy, a milk products producer based in Kwekwe, owned…

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  • Agriculture

    Who owns Dendairy and why is MDC Alliance fighting them?

    KWEKWE-based dairy firm Dendairy (Pvt) Limited is partly owned by a private investment firm, Spear Capital, based in South Africa and supported by the Scandinavian fund. Founded in 2004, Dendairy has expanded rapidly, growing its revenues more than 30% a year, with each of its product lines being ranked either first or second in its category within 18 months of…

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