Fuel tankers used for drugs, ivory, arms smuggling operations across Zim and SA

Modified tanker trucks are at the center of a new wave of drug smuggling into and through South Africa as well as movement of illegal arms and ivory from and out of Zimbabwe, a Khuluma Afrika investigation has established.

This was discovered after a fuel tanker truck was hijacked just after the South Africa – Mozambique border post. The hijackers reportedly took the truck to a secluded farm believed to be their ‘extraction’ point only to find out the vehicle barely had fuel, and the tank had been modified.

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South African president-in-waiting wants to ‘confiscate white farms without compensation’

The newly elected leader of South Africa’s ruling ANC (African National Congress), Cyril Ramaphosa, has come out strongly in favour of a Zimbabwe-style land grab in the country, promising to confiscate white-owned farms without compensation. In recent speeches Ramaphosa has also vowed to change the country’s constitution, which nominally guarantees private property rights, with the […]
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Zimbabwe Government Targets Mugabe’s ’14 Farms’… He’s Likely To Remain With Only One

Zimbabwe’s Agriculture Minister Perrance Shiri has reportedly ordered an audit of former president Robert Mugabe‘s “multiple farms”, with a view to redistributing all but one of the farms. According to News Day, the move was in line with the country’s one farm per family policy. “Minister Shiri has ordered, through our directors, that we compile a full […]
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University Of Zimbabwe Fights To Revoke Grace Mugabe’s PhD Degree

The department of sociology reportedly flagged her degree as ‘very suspicious’ to the anti-corruption commission, which has since launched a probe. Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe could be with one less qualification once a probe into her Doctor of Philosophy degree is done. Three years after earning her qualification from the department of sociology […]
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The Madness Of Land Expropriation Without Compensation: Stephen Mulholland Unpacks ANC Plans

EDINBURGH — Zimbabwe lies in tatters, thanks largely to policies like land expropriation – yet the ANC leadership has committed to taking similar steps in the belief that the outcome will be different in South Africa.1 The ANC has resolved to grab land, without compensation, in a way that does not damage the economy or food security. But, […]
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ANC’s plan to steal property places South Africa on Zimbabwean road

The civil rights watchdog AfriForum says that the ANC’s decision to amend South Africa’s Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation boils down to a decision to commit theft and to place the country on the same road of destruction that Zimbabwe followed in its violation of property rights. According to Kallie Kriel, CEO of AfriForum, […]
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First White Farmer Gets Land Back Under Zimbabwe’s New Leader

A white Zimbabwean farmer evicted by gun-wielding police and a mob associated with the ruling party has returned to a hero’s welcome, in a sign that the new president is charting a path away from predecessor Robert Mugabe on an issue that had hastened the country’s international isolation. With a military escort, Robert Smart made his way […]
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Breaking news! Grace Mugabe to appear in High Court in Pretoria, after being stripped of diplomatic immunity

The former Zimbabwean first lady has been confronted with series of battles ever since her long standing husband fell from power. Currently three different rights groups have joined forces with the Democratic Alliance (DA) to set aside the diplomatic immunity granted to former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe to shield her from being tried for […]
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“Mixing Cultures will NOT lead to Higher Quality of Life, but a Lower One” – Did Hungary’s PM Just Pinpoint SA’s Problem?

Hungary should learn from the errors of the West, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. Mixing cultures will not lead to a higher quality of life but to a lower one. This should be forestalled while there is still time, he said. Many of those purporting migration “believe truly” that mixing cultures is the path to […]
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REVEALED: Mugabe ‘Was Leasing Out Land To Whites’, Says Report

  Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has been leasing out some of his family’s farmland to white businessmen – even though he threatened others for doing that while he was in office, a private newspaper reported at the weekend. As recently as late October, Mugabe said black owners who invited whites back to rent and work seized […]
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Evicted White Zimbabwe Farmer ‘Was Victim Of Racial Discrimination, Greed And Abuse Of Power’

Zimbabwe’s new government ordered Thursday that land confiscated from a white farmer to give to an ally of former president Robert Mugabe must be returned. Robert Smart, who grew tobacco and corn on his farm in Makoni in eastern Zimbabwe, was evicted in June after a former minister ordered that the plot be turned over to pro-Mugabe […]
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LATEST IN ZIM: Mnangagwa Government ‘Orders Land Grabbers To Vacate Farms’

Emmerson Mnangagwa. (Picture: AP)   Zimbabwe’s new minister of lands, agriculture and rural settlement, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, has reportedly ordered those who have illegally occupied farmlands “immediately” or face the wrath of law. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Shiri said: “If we are to meet the goals set out by government to use […]
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Shock Report Of Zimbabwe’s Government Troops’ Atrocities In Camp Bhalagwe – Matabeleland – Under Mugabe

The first details of a shock report of Zimbabwe’s government troops’ atrocities in camp Bhalagwe and elsewhere has emerged despite Mugabe’s curtain of silence, writes David Beresford One of the untold horrors of Africa – the atrocities perpetrated by Robert Mugabe’s troops in the southern province of Matabeleland after independence – can finally be told. […]
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Mnangagwa Government Moves To Freeze Mugabe Allies’ Bank Accounts

Jonathan Moyo The Zimbabwean government has reportedly frozen bank accounts of two top allies of former first lady Grace Mugabe. The state-owned Herald newspaper reported on Friday that Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofuhad confirmed that the accounts of former local government minister Saviour Kasakuwere and ex-higher education minister Jonathan Moyo had been frozen. In an advertisement to all financial institutions, […]
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Mnangagwa’s Government ‘Is Illegitimate… Zimbabwe Needs Coup Cure’

Zimbabwe needs to cure the coup and needs the African Union to help with this, publisher and academic Ibbo Mandaza have said. “It is true that the AU initially condemned the coup, but it has said nothing ever since, not to mention SADC (the Southern African Development Community),” he told a seminar on Zimbabwe’s future, […]
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