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Zimbabwe ‘to Arrest Land Thieves’

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27 Mar 09 | BBC

Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has said that anyone invading farms will be arrested – in an apparent challenge to Robert Mugabe.

Mr Tsvangirai said the recent land invasions “are actually acts of theft”.

President Mugabe has said that the government would continue to seize white-owned farms as part of his land reform policy.

Veteran opposition leader Mr Tsvangirai joined Mr Mugabe in a power-sharing government last month.

The seizure of white-owned land is one of Mr Mugabe’s defining policies but his critics say it has destroyed the economy. >>>

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Written by Editors

27 March 2009 at 6:00 am

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