A lone war vet
started rigding on Ashford Farm. Police were informed and the issue has been
War vets have
moved off Dunaverty Farm.
Marondera - Eight farmers stood it upon themselves to
take down some of the war vet huts on their farms. The war vets organised a
demonstration on Hungwe Farm and later at Idapi. Dispol called a meeting with
the war vets and the farmers and managed to defuse the
Beatrice/Harare South - Six alleged war vets demanded
keys for the sheds on Shresbury Farm. The labour told them that there were no
keys as the farm manager is away. They are returning today or tomorrow.
The owner of Eden has been locking the gate
at the entrance to his farm. War vets have removed the lock and put their own
one on, and gave a key to one of the labourers for the farmer. It appears that
they do not wish to walk from the gate to visit their counterparts, as they
arrive in a car. There is much thatching grass going missing on the farm.
Stoneridge and Blackfordby appear quiet, and there is no progress on
Wedza - Three weaners are missing from Hele and four
have been found with snares around their necks, but they will be all right.
Communal cattle and some dogs have been moved onto Shaka. Occupiers have also
brought on their own fencing.
Enterprise/Bromley/Ruwa - Police have arrested one man
for the assault reported last Monday. The other accused is at large and seems to
have returned to his home area to avoid arrest. Surrey was visited by CIO
Goromonzi because the occupiers had built an unreasonable road hump opposite
People from the
Epworth area have set up an office shack and flagpole on Bunkers Hill near the
Yesterday four war vets visited Argyle Farm
with a letter from Zanu PF stating that about 30 more would occupy the farm by
the afternoon. The owner is meeting the "Masters" from Shackleton today.
Karoi - About a hundred head of illegal cattle have been found on twelve
MASHONALAND WEST SOUTH
there was a new occupation on Hampton of roughly 30 people, which seems to be an
overspill from Brunswick.
Kadoma - The
Police Member in Charge
is reported to be receiving conflicting instructions from one day to the next,
as to how to deal with new occupations etc.
Masvingo East and Central - All occupiers
have moved off Lothian Farm, but are still burning grass and taking firewood off
the property. On Mudspruit and Sundown Farms
there are many families and children
present. Clearing of lands and tree cutting are taking place, and permanent structures are being
Chiredzi - There is much activity on Bangala, Samba and
Mwenezi - There is continued tree cutting. The owner of Solomon Ranch bulldozed a shack
down that had been built on his airstrip.
Gutu/Chatsworth - There is continued tree cutting.
Delos Farm has been occupied by 6 war veterans. They are chopping trees and building
Save Conservancy - Two eland and a buffalo were caught in snares on the eastern side
of Mukwasi Ranch.