• 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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  • Courts and Law

    Magistrate bars Chilonga evictions

    A MASVINGO magistrate on Friday granted an interim order barring the eviction of 12,000 villagers from their ancestral lands in Chilonga, Chiredzi, to pave way for a dairy company owned by a white farmer with links to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Human rights advocates intervened and filed a lawsuit after local government minister July Moyo issued a notice last week ordering…

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