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Zimbabweans walk to work as crisis deepens
          August 27 2005 at 04:05PM

      Harare - Zimbabwe's transport crisis fuelled by an acute fuel shortage
worsened this week, forcing many people to walk to work or shell out more
than they can afford in bus fares, a newspaper said on Saturday.

      The independent Daily Mirror said a survey across Harare's poorer
suburbs showed that the transport crisis had intensified since Tuesday in
working-class suburbs and townships.

      The areas include Glen View, Epworth, Mabvuku, Tafara and the
sprawling township of Chitungwiza, south of the capital, it said.

      For a trip into the city centre "Mabvuku and Chitungwiza commuters
were being forced to part with Z$15 000 (about R0,85) a trip instead of the
government-gazetted Z$11 000," it said.

      "Stranded workers resorted to walking to and from work," it said.

      Tawanda Petros, a resident of Mabvuku township in Harare's poorer
eastern section, told the newspaper: "Commuter omnibus operators are taking
advantage of the fuel and transport crisis to make a killing."

      "We are left with no option except to pay exorbitant fares," he said,
adding that the government should find a lasting solution to the shortages
as "the transport problem affects productivity."

      Zimbabwe, currently reeling under triple-digit inflation, spiralling
unemployment and a food crisis is facing what some experts say is its worst
fuel crisis ever, which has brought the country almost to its knees.

      The majority of privately owned commuter buses have been off the road
for weeks because they have been unable to get diesel.

      State-run buses, which dominate city routes, have been unable to meet

      Commuters brave the cold winter weather, some getting up as early as
3am to begin standing in queues for the few buses or vans available. Others
walk to make it to work on time.

      Sekai Mujakachi, from the populous south-western Glen View township,
said: "It is a problem in the morning getting transport into town and vice
versa after work."

      John Tendai from Chitungwiza said that the transport crisis had
worsened this week, partly due to an ongoing national agricultural show in

      "Everybody wants to go there so this has made the situation worse," he
said, adding: "It has been a very bad week for us."

      Tendai said it could take him up to three hours to get from his home
to his workplace in Borrowdale, an upscale northern suburb, after changing
buses in the city centre.

      "Today for instance, I was coming into town. I waited for a bus for
more than one-and-a-half hours until some friends gave me a lift," he
said. - Sapa-AFP

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SA urged to do more to help Zimbabwe

August 27, 2005, 06:45

Jan Egeland, a top UN humanitarian official, has called on South Africa to
do more to help improve the situation in Zimbabwe.

In a veiled but condemnatory statement regarding Zimbabwe, Egeland said that
stalled negotiations between the United Nations and Harare are holding up an
appeal for those displaced by Zimbabwe's slum clearance programme. He says
that although the UN is helping 100 000 people affected by the Mugabe
Government's Operation Restore Order, some 500 000 more still need to be

Egeland has issued an appeal for South African assistance.

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Daily Miror, Zimbabwe

UNDP assists clean-up victims

The Daily Mirror Reporter
issue date :2005-Aug-27

THE United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has made significant inroads
in assisting victims of Operation Murambatsvina/Restore Order in Zimbabwe
despite encountering hurdles while executing its philanthropic duties.
UNDP resident representative Agostinho Zacarias told The Daily Mirror
yesterday that many non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and churches have
since joined the world body's charity arm in ensuring that relief aid - food
and none food - has been granted to people affected by the clean-up across
the country.
"The report by (UN secretary general's special envoy Anna Kajumulo)
Tibaijuka has offered us the opportunity to get access to victims and
providing them with basic human needs like water and sanitation, food items
and blankets," Zacarias said.
He dismissed media claims on the Internet suggesting that the UNDP had taken
a back seat while authorities in Harare had usurped the role of providing
humanitarian assistance.
Zacarias explained that his organisation was a NGO and as such was not a law
unto itself, but operated within parameters set by the country government of
the day.
He said the UNDP was working closely with the government to establish the
exact number of people displaced and sent to rural areas as a result of the
blitz by finding ways on how best to assist them.
"It is important to move as one and remove all elements of suspicion within
the entire humanitarian community," Zacarias said.
He also said though reports indicated that Operation Murambatsvina/Restore
Order had affected about 100 000 people, that figure was believed to be
Therefore, it was imperative to ensure that all victims, including those
relocated to their communal origins be provided with coping mechanisms.
Zacarias said before they could offer victims assistance, a number of things
should be worked out with the government. He said it was important for
stakeholders to move on with speed, as some affected people required
immediate assistance.
"We have made an appeal for access to people sent to the rural areas," he
said. "We have to know the rules of engagement to have access. The
government has been co-operative. But I wish we could move faster in order
to assist all those in need."
Zacarias noted that while the Zimbabwe government had shown commitment to
providing decent accommodation to all affected people by building houses
under Operation Garikai/Hlalani Kuhle, the UNDP was looking at ways to give
temporary shelter to people who would have secured stands. To that end, the
Mozambican-born career diplomat said there had been a number of proposals
made to improve the lot of poor citizens, including providing them with
tents, roofing sheets and
He said resources from other humanitarian organisations have had to be
redirected to cater for the immediate needs of Murambatsvina victims.
He said the proposed 5 000 housing units would not be enough to shelter all
people affected by the crackdown, so there was need to ensure that Operation
Garikai/Hlalani Kuhle covered every other person.
Another major priority of the UNDP, Zacarias said, was to see all
Murambatsvina victims allocated stands being given security.
He said: "We want to see security of tenure. It would be unfortunate if five
years down the road, people were to be moved again."
Meanwhile, Zacarias said UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's intended visit to
Zimbabwe was still on the cards but would not give a time frame as to when
the Ghanaian-born top diplomat would come here due to a busy schedule.
A number of events were lined-up by the New York-based world body this year
including the UN General Assembly's Millennium summit slated for next month
which could push Annan's much anticipated visit perhaps to next year.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Trudy Stevenson"

Sent: Friday, August 26, 2005 4:12 AM
Subject: Voting record on Second Reading of Constitution of Zimbabwe
Amendment 17 Bill :

Reminder and Note

This Bill seeks among other things to:
- prevent landowners whose land has been acquired by the state from
approaching the courts;
- prevent people leaving the country who might threaten "the national
interest, ......public interest or the economic interest of the State;
- re-establish the Senate with 5 Senatorial constituencies per Province + 6
appointed Chiefs;
- disenfranchise permanent residents.

Chinamasa (Leader of the House and Minister of Justice, Legal and
Parliamentary Affairs) has announced that the final vote - on Third
Reading - will take place on TUESDAY 30 August.  For the Bill to be passed,
ZanuPF needs to have 100 members physically present and voting. They have
107 MPs if you include the Chiefs, who are not officially ZanuPF, but have
always voted for the ruling party.

Parliament of Zimbabwe

6.     Adjourned debate on Second Reading of the Constitution of Zimbabwe
Amendment (No. 17) Bill (H.B. 7, 2005) (adjourned 23rd August 2005 – The
Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs).

Question again proposed: That the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No.
17) Bill (H.B. 7, 2005 be now read the second time – The Minister of
Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs.

Motion put and the House divided.

AYES – 61: Baloyi A,  Bidi Chief N.S.D., Buka F,  Bushu S. chief, Butau D.,
Chadengenda D.J.,  Charumbira Chief F.Z,  Chigudu T.,  Chikomba I.,
Chimombe Chief G.M.,  Chinamasa P.A.,  Chihota P.C.,  Chininga E.T.C.,
Chipanga T.S.,  Chiwewe  W.,  Chombo I.M.C.,  Dandawa Chief T.M.,  Goche
N.T.,  Gumbo R.E.N.,  Gwachiwa C.,  Kadzima P.,  Kangai K.M.,  Kanzama F.,
Katsande A.,  Mabika Chief J.,  Malisa Chief C.,  Maluleke T.H.,  Marumahoko
R.,   Machaya J.M.K,  Machirori S.,  Madubeko J.,  Majange C.,  Malaba Chief
C.N.,  Masawi E.S.,  Masuka A.,  Matimba K.M.,  Matiza J.B.,  Matshalaga
J.O.,  Mathuthu T.A.,  Mawere M.,  Maziriri E.,  Muchena O.,  Muchinguri
O.C.,  Mugabe L.,  Mugabe S.,  Mupukuta L.S.,  Musa C.J.,  Mushore L.,
Mutezo M.,  Mutiwekuziva K.K.,  Mutomba W.,  Mzembi W.,  Ncube D.M.,  Nhema
C.D.F.,  Nyauchi E.,  Satiya C.,  Udenge S.,  Zimyemba M.,  Ziyambi Z.W.E.
Tellers: J.M. Gumbo and C. Pote.

NOES – 28: Biti T.T.,  Chamisa N.,  Chebundo B.,  Chibaya A.,  Chimanikire
G.,  Chimbaira G.,  Coltart D.,  Gabbuza J.G.,  Gwetu M.,  Madzimure W.,
Madzore P.,  Malinga A.M.,  Matamise E.E.,  Matutu T.,  Mguni N.,
Misihairabwi-Mushonga P.,  Mukosi E.T.M.,  Moyo J.N.,  Moyo L.,  Mubau T.,
Mukhalera T.L.A.,  Mutsekwa G.,  Ndlovu M.M.,  Sansole J.,  Sibindi T.,
Stevenson B.G.,  Zwizwai M.  Tellers: T Khupe and P. Mpariwa.

Question put and accordingly affirmed.

Bill read a second time.  Committee – tomorrow.
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Today's Herald has three sets of farm listings.  Please note that under Lot
16 there are a few anomalies:

Numbers 13, 18 and 26 are the same farm but have different case numbers.
Numbers 51 and 76, as above.
Numbers 52 and 62, as above.
Numbers 55 and 66, as above.
Numbers 79 and 87, as above.

Numbers 31 and 32 are different farms but have the same case number.
Numbers 73 and 74, as above.
Numbers 148 and 149, as above.

Number 118 has no case number.

Section 7's (153 properties) LOT 16:

1 2901/74 Humani Est P/L Bikita R/E of Chigwete 20808,7601ha LA4592/04

2 1611/98 Mary Ellen P/L Bubi Lot 1A of Portwe 681,6960ha LA5361/05

3 2333/47 John William Wheeler Charter Wildebeestlaagte 1000,14mor

4 1486/73 Lowveld Agencies P/L Chipinga Lot 10 of Newcastle 100,8345ha

5 350/82 Barbara Ada Snook Darwin Bretten 735,0402ha LA5841/05

6 348/82 J W Mells Gatooma Glasgow 456,5801ha LA5686/05

7 6984/85 The Trustees for the Time Being of The Delta Trust Gatooma
Remainder of Overlaw 4569,8175ha LA5687/05

8 6515/89 Melville Farming Ent P/L Gatooma Remainder of Whitewaters
691,3058ha LA5701/05

9 7646/97 M D Hoffman, A M Maartens, M J C Hoffman, D G P Hoffman, C J Van
Rensburg, A E Beukes, M D Stanfield Gatooma R/E of S/D A of Railway Farm No
8 770,9577ha LA5660/05

10 5067/86 Sigmar P/L Hartley Eiffel of Railway 11 525,0998ha LA5636/05

11 1691/80 Claude Edwards & Son P/L Gatooma Tannach of Railway Farm 11
281,5760ha LA5625/05

12 2310/84 Brompton Ranch P/L Gatooma Remainder of Bartina Ranch
8819,4068ha LA5667/05

13 1130/97 Wornor P/L Gatooma Hilltops of Hillside 283,1866ha LA5648/05

14 6515/89 Melville Farming Ent P/L Gatooma Protea of White Water
304,8344ha LA5692/05

15 4237/86 Frikkie Muller Gatooma Twin Tops 6393,2635ha LA5621/05

16 6515/89 Melville Farming Ent P/L Gatooma Blue Grass Est 2996,3250ha

17 3125/91 Falcon Gold Zimbabwe Ltd Gatooma Venice Est 1296,3368ha

18 1130/97 Wornor P/L Gatooma Hilltops of Hillside 283,1866ha LA699/01

19 7646/97 M D Hoffman, A M Maartens, M J C Hoffman, D G P Hoffman, C J Van
Rensburg, A E Beukes, M D Stanfield Gatooma Remainder of Railway Farm 7
1469,6049ha LA5624/05

20 4960/82 Claude Edwards & Son P/L Gatooma Remainder of Lanteglos
914,7124ha LA5620/05

21 126/83 John William Mells Gatooma S/D A of Acton 40,7731ha LA5655/05

22 656/77 Umsweswe Ranches P/L Gatooma Farm 7A Umsweswi River Block
3618,3514ha LA5635/05

23 3050/78 J W Britz P/L Gatooma R/E of Hope 1131,5991ha LA5670/05

24 8435/88 A C Lubbe Inv P/L Gatooma Remainder of Milverton 749,0540ha

25 656/77 Umsweswe River Ranches P/L Gatooma Farm 5 of Umsweswi River
Block 1010,8269ha LA5638/05

26 1130/97 Wornor P/L Gatooma Hilltops of Hillside 283,1866ha LA5606/05

27 4170/92 Golderoy Charles Rodney Theunissen Gatooma Remainder of The Lion
Farm 160,3978ha LA5691/05

28 516/96 Oldland Farming P/L Gatooma Tee Sin 284,9253ha LA5640/05

29 6084/85 Inniskilling Farm P/L Gatooma S/D A of Croc-na-raph 605,8790ha

30 4849/72 Eyerston P/L Gatooma Farm 10 of Umsweswi River Block 1335,9854ha

31 6939/88 A C Lubbe Inv P/L Gatooma Hazlemere 585,0018ha LA5628/05

32 4849/72 Eyerston P/L Gatooma R/E of Umsweswi River Block 1275,4495ha

33 2717/87 The Trustees for the Time Being of The Delta Trust Gatooma
Abendruhe 6514,0380ha LA5612/05

34 7646/97 M D Hoffman, A M Maartens, M J C Hoffman, D G P Hoffman, C J Van
Rensburg, A E Beukes, M D Stanfield Gatooma Arundel Est of S/D X of Railway
8 388,1149ha LA5617/05

35 4440/93 Paddock Farm P/L Goromonzi The Paddock of melfort Est 404,8476ha

36 1724/82 The Trustees for the Time Being of Commercial Growers Assoc of
Zimbabwe Gatooma Itafa Est 292,2711ha LA5613/05

37 4849/72 Eyerston P/L Gatooma Farm 11 of Umsweswi River Block 1275,4068ha

38 656/77 Umsweswe Ranches P/L Gatooma Farm 6 of Umsweswi River Block
915,7077ha LA5615/05

39 5661/00 Inspan Inv P/L Gatooma Lidford 1299,3379ha LA1351/02

40 122/60 Leonard Ronald Melville Gatooma Blue Grass Extension of White
Water 472,4679mor LA5627/05

41 1106/92 Sundew Green P/L Gatooma Flaxton Est 1977,5625ha LA5668/05

42 1311/71 Vrystaat Est P/L Gatooma Farm 8A Umsweswi River Block
2766,5019ha LA5642/05

43 11038/97 Propkept Inv P/L Goromonzi Remainder of S/D C of Learig
370,5811ha LA5618/05

44 6211/99 Moyra Mackenzie Devine, Lesley Elizabeth Mellon, Margaret Ann
Faure, William Barry Mackenzie Munro Goromonzi S/D B of Kilmuir 256,1517ha

45 2415/49 Tuenen and Co P/L Goromonzi S/D B of Springs 784,1256mor

46 3414/78 Esajas Fillipus Petrus Vosloo Gutu Irvine A 1280,7115ha

47 2660/85 Benjamin James Loyard Bezuidenhout Gutu Edina 1264,6032ha

48 1530/76 Daniel Jacobus Therba Gutu Woodlands 972,15ha LA4469/04

49 5051/82 Thomas Johannes Bezuidenhout Gutu Ripley 543,0324ha LA449/05

50 4391/87 Frederick Garth Heathcote Gwelo Lot 64 of Umsungwe Block
700,49ha LA4917/04

51 7373/96 Vulan Mining Co P/L Hartley S/D A Blagdon Extension 95,7636ha

52 6987/2000 Ardhill Ent P/L Hartley Ardconnell 1183,8136ha LA5646/05

53 3237/67 Anfield and Farm P/L Hartley Anfield 2660,45ac LA5677/05

54 3116/87 Plumway Properties P/L Hartley Parma of Deweras Extension
788,24ha LA5679/05

55 4591/96 D J Van Niekerk Hartley Remainder of Massachusetts 315,45ha

56 4960/82 C Edward & Son Hartley Weston 218,7276ha LA5650/05

57 3621/97 Ellingham Inv P/L Hartley French Hoek 581,8641ha LA5419/05

58 4100/74 Thomas Irving Beattie Hartley Morning Star 1951,5105ha LA5616/05

59 3116/87 Plumway Properties P/L Hartley Esperance of Deweras Extension
504,8034ha LA5610/05

60 2733/2002 Chemda Hartley Currandooly 10608990ha LA5603/05

61 7239/86 Blue Ranges Est P/L Hartley Twyford Est 638,3893ha LA5611/05

62 6987/2000 Ardhill Ent P/L Hartley Ardconnell 1183,8136ha LA5658/05

63 779/72 Josias Stephanus Du Toit Hartley Eureka of Alabama Extension
506,9899ha LA5652/05

64 3600/90 Combine Contractors P/L Hartley Remainder of Devon 937,5855ha

65 3254/86 Elizabeth Margarita Rohm Hartley Skoonveld 1217,3771ha LA5690/05

66 4591/86 Daniel Jacobus Van Niekerk Hartley Remainder of
Massachusetts 315,45ha LA5671/05

67 7877/90 Tian Lionel Du Toit Hartley Deweras 1838,8729ha LA5605/05

68 5676/80 Thomas Frederick Thompson Hartley R/E of
Lincoln 1220,8653ha LA5672/05

69 1463/67 Hyer Pogrund Hartley Delamere 1492,43ha LA5702/05

70 3254/86 Elizabeth Margarita Rohm Hartley Lincoln Extension 199,3192ha

71 3090/93 Jennifer Naomi Van Der Westhuizen Hartley San Fernando
1445,1777ha LA5674/05

72 6938/88 A C Lubbe Inv P/L Hartley King Chin 1062,9400ha LA5688/05

73 149/62 Basil Robert Hyland Smith Hartley Virginia 2069,9463ac LA5684/05

74 2476/49 Cornelius Johannes Petrus Hoffman Hartley S/D A Portion of
Massachusetts 408,2128mor LA5684/05

75 4015/91 Mombe Yakakora P/L Hartley Remainder of Bentley of Kanyamba Est
553,2327ha LA5645/05

76 7373/96 Vulan Mining Co P/L Hartley S/D A Blagdon Extension 95,7636ha

77 5902/68 Donnington Farms P/L Hartley Jenkinstown 3953,6400ac LA5934/05

78 883/51 Pulpwood Co Ltd Inyanga Lot 2 Portion of Inyanga Downs Portion of
Inyanga Block 8195,7533ha LA5418/05

79 11454/99 Winterloo Ent P/L Lomagundi Lot 1 of Glen Esk Est A 529,5662ha

80 5935/72 Roy William Jack Ashburner Lomagundi R/E of Gomo 593,3292ha

81 476/93 Keith Brown P/L Lomagundi S/D A of Squatodzi 768,9482ha LA5614/05

82 6268/83 Stroud Tobacco P/L Lomagundi R/E of Stroud 489,2717ha LA5694/05

83 511/65 Kenneth Joseph Colvil Fox Lomagundi Manga 3263,0107ac LA5693/05

84 4756/69 D S Sinclair P/L Lomagundi Ndudza 1685,7610ha LA5661/05

85 5399/56 Jack Collins Lomagundi Mkonono 678mor LA5649/05

86 3649/67 L L Mitchell P/L Lomagundi R/E of Carrick 759,7601ac LA5647/05

87 11454/99 Winterloo Ent P/L Lomagundi Lot 1 of Glen Esk Est A 529,5662ha

88 5641/80 Bernard George Rutter Lomagundi Chikeya of Mayfort 662,7665ha

89 7040/98 R & O Farming P/L Lomagundi Remainder of Newlands Est A
884,3055ha LA5565/05

90 786/40 Nicholas Philippus Van Biljon Lomagundi Farm Excelsior Portion of
Strathearn 1515,5835mor LA3539/03

91 1176/39 Forrester Est Ltd Lomagundi Sandown of Umvukwe Est 968,6000ha

92 4059/77 Traprain Farm P/L Lomagundi Monastery of Hartleyton 646.6783ha

93 5184/85 A L Viljoen Lomagundi Chimanimani 847,71ha LA3186/02

94 2380/66 Harold Edwin Schultz Lomagundi Remainder of Lion's Den
1801,5572ac LA5092/04

95 4861/91 Dedi Farm P/L Lomagundi Mwonga 902,1191ha LA5417/05

96 5399/56 Jack Collins Lomagundi Debra Portion of Donnington 1400,4242mor

97 1495/76 Chisanga P/L Lomagundi R/E of Chininga Est 560,5299ha LA5695/05

98 3967/92 Philip Edward Roberts Lomagundi R/E of Taunton of Hunyani Est
1360,8753ha LA5681/05

99 730/63 Sparta P/L Lomagundi R/E of Mnondo 1372,1173ac LA5678/05

100 11729/98 Rumcor Farming P/L Lomagundi Delarose of Suiwerspruit
575,5600ha LA3424/03

101 4520/75 M G Flanagan Lomagundi Smithfield Est 1483,4585ha LA4758/04

102 4597/82 Chesdale Farm P/L Lomagundi Silverside 2488,1800ha LA5930/05

103 509/46 Karna Est P/L Lupane R/E of Karna Block, after registering Lot 3
of Karna Block 4610,9378ha LA5683/05

104 1060/86 Sherwood Farm P/L Makoni Fernicarry 850,5224ha LA3715/05

105 604/85 Thomas Negri Da Oleggio Mangwendi Farm
Mignon 1213,2493ha LA355/00

106 11527/2000 Steven Raymond Pratt Marandellas R/E of S/D A of Wenimbi
171,2566ha LA5852/05

107 1404/92 Welcome Home Farm Marandellas R/E of Welcome Home 1011,6164ha

108 580/69 Forest Lodge Nursery P/L Marandellas Billaboug Portion of Forest
Range 391,53ha LA986/02

109 6685/2000 Titular Inv P/L Mazoe Lot 5 of Mbebi Jersey Farm 79,1842ha

110 4217/53 Fredrick Jack Saunders Mazoe R/E of Normandale 1376,242mor

111 3718/75 Chibara P/L Mazoe Granite 3718,75ha LA5639,05

112 800819/97 Lomaz Sugar Mill P/L Mazoe Wood Brock North of Woodbroke
754,23ha LA1914/02

113 4883/2001 Crawken Properties P/L Mazoe Lot 1 of Farm 32 A of
Glendale 658,4669ha LA5936/05

114 4982/94 Newrose Properties P/L Mazoe Remainder of Erin 1287,3138ha

115 64343/89 Osborne Farms P/L Mrewa Lot 1 of Maryland 761,6397ha LA5442/05

116 6788/72 H De Foiard Brown P/L Ndanga Hippo Valley Settlement Holding 53
157,8570ha LA5931/05

117 4446/67 Rio Enterprises P/L Ndanga Hippo Valley Settlement Holding 3
585,8225ac LA5932/05

118 1632/95 Preston Inv P/L Ndanga Hippo Valley Settlement Holding 48

119 3119/87 Cawston Block P/L Nyamandlovu Cawston Block 12661,03ha

120 2737/81 Frederick John William Smith Salisbury Rydale Ridge Park
487,8743ha LA5630/05

121 5129/59 Windsor Est P/L Salisbury Herren Hausen 973,4723mor LA5669/05

122 6639/72 Carswell Farm P/L Salisbury Remainder of Carswell of Killiemore
1329,3160ha LA5643/05

123 5290/01 Brickend Trading P/L Salisbury Kellet 1320,7508ha LA5806/05

124 2963/93 B.A.M.P.H. Salisbury R/E of S/D A of Faraway of Mayfair
24,9418ha LA5865/05

125 5296/81 Red Dane Dairy P/L Salisbury Marirangwe 632,9454ha LA5682/05

126 76/68 Susman & Newfield P/L Salisbury Umritsur 2624,0500ha LA5685/05

127 3943/83 Hilbre Farm P/L Salisbury Burn House 464,23ha LA5676/05

128 1535/45 Glenara Est Ltd Salisbury Tsikwi 494mor LA5653/05

129 2125/75 Red Dane Dairy P/L Salisbury Suum Cuique A 1858,3412ha

130 8636/90 Sodbury Est P/L Salisbury R/E of The Farm Newlands 435,5178ha

131 8067/91 Rera Trading P/L Salisbury Lot 7 of Somerby 101,5746ha

132 5338/97 Perrygreen Ent P/L Salisbury Tweefontein 751,4920ha LA3112/02

133 3759/68 Eskbank P/L Salisbury Eskbank 2103,7700ha LA794/01

134 3942/83 Hilbre Farm P/L Salisbury R/E of S/D B of Vergenoeg 422,1302ha

135 3683/56 West Stonehurst P/L Salisbury Lot 4 of Somerby 119,4231mor

136 781/95 Freehold Inv P/L Salisbury S/D A of Ingleborough 109,9705ha

137 1121/62 T Caine P/L Salisbury Norham 1710,1397ac LA5513/05

138 143/62 J Wight Maud Salisbury Beatrice 275,62ha LA5434/05

139 3942/83 Hilbre Farm P/L Salisbury R/E of S/D A of Vergenoeg 194,6152ha

140 43/71 Erens Hendrik Nieuwoudt Salisbury Stilfontein 751,5000ha LA881/01

141 267/38 Rhodesian Railways Ltd Salisbury Lot A Portion of Lilfordia
2000ha LA842/01

142 3222/51 Saffron Walden Farms P/L Salisbury Saffron Walden 1499,597mor

143 664/71 Morkel Reginald Philipps Shamva Remainder of Ceres 1157,3475ha

144 1852/98 Harvey James P/L Silolilo Nyalungwe 775,7682ha LA5935/05

145 6696/92 P D Hulley P/L Umtali Lot 1 of Orkney of Howth 438,0069ha

146 7391/71 Mutare Board & Paper Mills Ltd Umtali Nyagari 588,3894ha

147 2663/66 D G Meikle Umtali Lot 1 of En Avant 498,34ac LA5420/05

148 5498/58 Samuel Frederick Ewan Marnie Urungwe Lot 1 of Mahuti
472,4732mor LA5631/05

149 948/99 Triple M Ent P/L Urungwe R/E of Deamour 565,8805ha LA5631/05

150 6707/84 Jochem Francois Van Der Sluis Urungwe Futvoyes 1924,4231ha

151 6587/97 Craddock Inv P/L Urungwe Lot 1 of Maora 364,2625ha LA5622/05

152 6159/80 David Charles Hamilton Wedza Emma 434,6900ha LA5727/05

153 2443/65 Natalie Margaret Primrose Seagar Wedza Sutton 1496,68mor

Section 5's (3 properties) LOT 178:

1 1487/73 Chiredzi Inv P/L Chipinga Remainder of Lot 11 of Newcastle

2 5240/96 Rusitu Valley Development Co Ltd Chipinga Lot 3 of Clearwater

3 2556/82 Leonard Bazil Ferrel Gwelo Lot 55 of Umsungwe Block 275,3749ha

Section 8's (5 properties) LOT 30:

1 1537/66 Ivordale Farm P/L Goromonzi Ivordale 1202,5416ha

2 2504/95 Putney Ent P/L Mazoe Remainder of Avontuur 814,3973ha

3 413/00 Hippo Valley Estates Ltd and Triangle Ltd Ndanga R/E of Mkwasine
Est 16643,3268ha

4 3858/95 Cregg Conell P/L Salisbury Lot 1 of Somerby 101,6557ha

5 4196/90 Ropet Inv P/L Urungwe Lot 1 of Nassau Est 1011,7106ha

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The Independent on Saturday

      Zim: you can't get blood from a stone
            August 27, 2005

            The opposition parties are fully justified in questioning the
conditions of the contemplated multimillion-rand loan to Zimbabwe to bail
that country out of it's financial woes. Let's face it that when it comes to
payment you cannot get "blood out of stone".

            But then if we have to look at this situation from a government
perspective and with Zimbabwe being such an important neighbour, there could
be huge ramifications if that country is not saved from the situation it
finds itself in.

            Political and economic instability there could be a threat to
conditions here in South Africa.

            The government should see this as an opportunity to exploit in
some other way the resources of Zimbabwe when granting this loan. For
instance it is a known fact that certain areas in South Africa such as the
Northern Cape and Free State will turn into semi arid regions due to the
shortage of water.

            If our Government can come up with some sort of deal with
Zimbabwe to tap the waters of the mighty Zambezi river and channel it to
these areas it could turn them into fertile regions.

            The government should also look at saving the depleted wildlife
in that country by implementing the already spoken of plan of incorporating
parts of Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa into a huge conservation area
thereby creating much needed jobs for all these countries through tourism.

            Vijay Sewtahal
            Clare Estate

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The SA Sun. Times published this a couple of Sundays ago! I thought it was absabloodylutely excellent!!  Sending it just incase you didn't see it.   Col.

Sent: Friday, August 26, 2005 3:24 PM
Subject: Justice Malala's article on Jonathan Moyo Aug.7th '05

No forgetting the blood on Moyo’s hands
The least of the former Zimbabwean Information minister’s crimes is blinding hypocrisy, writes Justice Malala.
" He is a vile, evil, two-faced, dissembling co-conspirator to torture, starvation and murder"


MEMORIES of injustice persist. They cannot be erased, they cannot be subjugated. They rise.
I, for example, cannot forget Gugu Moyo. No one who meets her would. Frail, serious, the young lawyer used her devastating intellect and stamina to help launch and drive an international campaign to save the Daily News in Zimbabwe.
Two years ago she travelled to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, the UK and the US to ask governments and civil organisations to help save the newspaper after it was shut down by the government of Zimbabwe. She failed.
Moyo is not the only one I cannot forget. I cannot forget the young journalists at SW Radio Africa, forced to broadcast from London because they would be jailed in their own country. I also cannot forget Wilf Mbanga and John Masuku, journalists who have fled the same persecution in Zimbabwe.
I cannot forget the despairing faces of the hundreds of activists — many with devastating stories of torture — I have met in New York, Hillbrow, London, Pretoria and Amsterdam. All of them fled the torture and death that Jonathan Moyo — as Robert Mugabe’s Information minister — gleefully orchestrated, ruthlessly carried out and defended with a frightening robustness in public.
These memories — and those of millions of Zimbabweans and others across the world — are alive.
At a time when so many get away with murder, memory remains the most powerful weapon against a repeat of the corruption, dishonesty, cant and murder that is visited upon our fellow human beings in places like Zimbabwe. In fact, it is the only weapon we have.
Dictators and their cohorts thrive on the rewriting of history and the erasure of memory.
Jonathan Moyo writes in last week’s Sunday Times, “Mugabe has dug Zanu-PF’s grave”, as though he were not complicit in the wave of torture, repression and murder that has engulfed that country in the past seven years.
With breathtaking hypocrisy, he calls Mugabe a “rhetorical nationalist who does not want to see democracy anywhere near him”.
For years Moyo was the main driver of Mugabe’s attempts to throttle the legitimate voices of the Zimbabwean people — and now he wants us to forget his role in all this?
Nothing can erase from our collective memory what Moyo has done and the numerous deaths he has to be accused of causing.
We must also not forget that Moyo is not where he is today because he decided to stand up against Mugabe’s excesses. Moyo and some of his cohorts within Zanu-PF were plotting to block a Mugabe favourite from taking over the party leadership and thereby hopefully succeeding the ageing and demented dictator.
Moyo and his friends wanted themselves to sup at the table that Mugabe is luxuriating at while Zimbabweans starve.
Moyo thinks we have suddenly forgotten all this. But memory must persist, and it does in his case. We have not forgotten the Sunday Times exposé of his living it up in Johannesburg, stocking his 4x4 with luxuries, while the poor ate mud in Zimbabwe.
Let us remember the Daily News, once Zimbabwe’s biggest-selling newspaper.
The Media Monitoring Project of Zimbabwe (MMPZ) points out that when legal steps to close the paper in 2000 failed, Moyo — then getting into his stride as Mugabe’s apologist — began “extra-legal” steps to shut it down.
“In April 2000 its head office was bombed. In January 2001, its printing press was bombed in a military-style operation. Hours before this attack, the Information minister [Moyo] had told the government-controlled broadcaster that the state would silence the Daily News, saying it posed a security risk to the nation,” the MMPZ wrote.
Moyo went on to introduce one of the most undemocratic pieces of legislation ever passed through an African parliament, the Access to Information and Privacy Act. After its adoption, foreign journalists were kicked out of Zimbabwe, more newspapers shut down and hundreds of journalists forced into exile or jail.
When Moyo brought the legislation to parliament even his Zanu-PF colleagues thought he was bonkers. The chairman of the Parliamentary Legal Committee, Dr Eddison Zvobgo, said: “I can say without equivocation that this Bill, in its original form, was the most calculated and determined assault on our liberties guaranteed by the Constitution, in the 20 years I served as Cabinet minister.”
Moyo cannot fool us, must not fool us. He is a principal player in the conspiracy that has brought Zimbabwe to its knees, and he is a principal player in and accessory to the harassment, torture and murder that has become the signature of Robert Mugabe.
He is to Mugabe what Goebbels was to Hitler. While Mugabe killed, Moyo lied, whitewashed and turned the screws on independent media. Through his columns in The Herald he exhorted Zanu-PF’s militias to harass and where possible eliminate the opposition. He is a vile, evil, two-faced, dissembling co-conspirator to torture, starvation of the poor and murder.
All this we have not forgotten. These memories must stay with us for the day the International Court of Human Rights rolls into Harare, Bulawayo and Mutare and we must take the stand and testify.
And Moyo, no matter how much whitewashing of the past he attempts, will be in the dock.
Malala is a freelance writer
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Dear Family and Friends,
I was at the counter in a small shop in Marondera this week when an
elderly woman came in clutching two bags of white sugar to her chest.
"Please help me" she said to the shop attendant. "Can you spare me an old
newspaper or a brown paper bag to put my sugar in. It is not safe for me
to walk like this." A few doors down, a small supermarket had received a
truck load of sugar and people had been queuing on the pavement for most
of the night. As opening time approached, so did the bully boy queue
jumpers and people who were cold, tired and hungry surged forward to try
and protect their place in the line. Within minutes an orderly line had
degenerated into a seething mass of pushing, shoving and shouting and then
the police were there too, trying to keep order. By mid morning the
pavement was completely clogged and swarming with people and the police
were still there but a few at a time some were getting the chance to buy
two bags of sugar. The elderly woman said that some people had been beaten
and two had been hurt but there was nothing anyone could do and she was
just grateful that she had got to the front and got her two precious bags
of sugar.

Can you imagine not feeling safe to be seen carrying a bag of sugar
through the streets?  How absurd that life should have degenerated to
this, just five months after Zanu PF said they had won the people's
mandate to rule Zimbabwe for their 25th year.

This little example is a very representative picture of life here today.
Everywhere people are on some sort of a desperate mission in order to
survive and whole days and nights or more are sacrificed in an attempt to
make the smallest of gains - a bag of sugar, litre of fuel or bottle of
cooking oil.

There is now an overwhelming "us and them" existence in Zimbabwe.  While
luxury double cabs and top of the range Mercedes cruise our highways,
ordinary family cars sit standed in unmoving fuel queues. In most fuel
lines lately, the cars no longer park one behind the other, now they park
side by side at an angle to stop the bully boys from pushing in. The
vehicles are filthy, covered in dust and almost always driverless, guarded
by youngsters who wait for days at a time on the off chance of a delivery.

Again I end on a sad note by reporting that the 37 tonnes of humanitarian
aid donated by South African churches on the 1st of August remains blocked
by Zimbabwean officials. Until next week, with love, cathy. Copyright
cathy buckle 27th August 2005
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Dear family and friends

Last night the 5th floor of the Mater Dei hospital burnt down. One elderly
lady on that floor died. Our local fire brigade were amazing. We all watched
as they battled with the equipment they had to control the blaze, and truely
only prayer and brave persistence achieved this.The people who gave freely
of their help with no thought to their own safety was a true reflection of
the spirit we all know exists in this country. The first cause and damage
assessment is being done as I write.

The Mater Dei hospital is and has always been, for all of you I write to, a
source of comfort and an institution we have been extremely grateful for.
For whatever reason, we have all, at some stage, benefited from Mater Dei.

This is an appeal for you to use whatever contacts or resources available to
you to raise funds to repair the hospital as soon as possible. Please pass
this appeal on to whoever comes to mind.

Love Peter and Nan

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Daily Mirror, Zimbabwe

Pay fine or go to jail, Chitepo told

Christabel Tume
issue date :2005-Aug-27

FORMER cabinet minister Victoria Fikile Chitepo, convicted on Thursday of
negligent driving, was yesterday fined $300 000 or 10 days in prison by
magistrate Rodin Mzyece.
Chitepo, the widow of the late liberation war hero Herbert Chitepo, was
found guilty of contravening the Road Traffic Act after she collided with a
motorcycle at the intersection of Sam Nujoma and Natal Streets last year.
Passing sentence, Mzyece considered that Chitepo was not speeding when the
accident occurred on August 2 2004 hence a custodial sentence would have
been too harsh. He also considered that Chitepo was an elderly person.
She was ordered to collect her driver's licence after seven days from the
clerk of court.
Chitepo collided with a motorcyclist, Souja Tembo, resulting in the victim
sustaining various injuries to the body.
The motorcycle was extremely damaged.
Chitepo had pleaded not guilty to a charge.
In mitigation Chitepo through her lawyer Precious Chakasikwa pleaded with
the court to consider that the she was a first offender and has been driving
since 1956.
Chakasikwa also argued that Chitepo was an elderly person, a grandmother
looking after a lot of grandchildren before dwelling on her standing in

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Daily Mirror, Zimbabwe

Police arrest 50 street vendors in Mutare

From Our Correspondent in Mutare
issue date :2005-Aug-27

POLICE in Mutare on Thursday rounded up over 50 street vendors as they
intensified "war" against black marketeering of scarce basic commodities.
Patrolling on horsebacks, the uniformed forces descended on the unsuspecting
vendors at the Meikles Park and the city's commuter omnibus ranks.
The vendors sold sugar, cooking oil, laundry soaps and other scarce basic
A senior police officer in the city who was in charge of the operation
confirmed netting the illegal vendors and confiscating large quantities of
scarce basic commodities.
"We have rounded up at least 50 street vendors and seized large quantities
of goods they sold from bags to targeted clients," the police officer said.
"This is a routine exercise to try and eradicate black marketeering, which
is fuelling commodity shortages and pushing prices to soaring levels."
He added that the culprits would be given an option to pay admission of
guilty fines or appear in court if they wished, while seized commodities
would be auctioned.

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