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Time to remember what those black armbands were for

Mike Selvey
Saturday September 11, 2004
The Guardian

Do you remember Henry Olonga and Andy Flower? Just asking because it seems
to me that in all the fuss about substandard teams, racism, safety and
security in Zimbabwe, all the talk of repercussions and the game of cricket
imploding in this country if England do not fulfil their agreement to tour
that beleaguered country, the real issue seems to have been carefully
slipped on to the back burner.
So to refresh any memories that need it, Olonga and Flower, Zimbabwean
cricketers both, one black the other white, were the two immensely brave
individuals who risked not just careers but - and this is not
overdramatising - the lives not just of themselves but of friends and family
by a black-armband protest, signifying the death of democracy in their
native land, at Zimbabwe's opening match of the last World Cup, against
Namibia in Harare. Olonga has been in self-imposed exile since; Flower
plying his trade as a professional cricketer in Australia and this country.
Neither is likely to return home.

On Thursday, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board David
Morgan, chose the eve of yesterday's Champions Trophy match against Zimbabwe
to reiterate the ECB's intention to honour its agreement to tour. At the
same time Michael Vaughan, the England captain, stressed that while there
was no obligation on any of his players to tour if they had strong personal
grounds for not doing so, he had received no indication from any that they
had any intention of not going for the five-match series in November.

This is strange. At the time of England's withdrawal from their World Cup
match in Harare, on a spurious safety and security issue, there was believed
to be a significant group who had moral objections at the time who are still
in the shake-up.
The time, though, is drawing near for a few heads to be stuck over the
parapet, and just in case heads have been filled with talk of England
suspension and livelihoods disappearing should players not go, all
England-con tracted players, as well as ECB board members, Richard Bevan of
the Professional Cricketers Association, and the media, will shortly receive
a letter from a credible Zimbabwean action group (which, until it is
officially in the public domain, cannot be named) which outlines a few home
truths. It needs no paraphrasing:

"It is now inevitable that England will be touring Zimbabwe later this year,
and we all understand the circumstances that have led to this inevitability.
Since the tour is going ahead, however, it is important that those who may
be travelling as members of the touring party be very aware of what kind of
a place they will be visiting. We had hoped to be able to talk to you and to
answer any questions you may have had face to face. Despite numerous
requests, however, the ECB have decided not to allow us to brief you in
person. Hence this letter.

"Eighteen months ago, the England team chose not to travel to play the World
Cup fixture against Zimbabwe scheduled for the Harare Sports Club. Other
teams did make the journey north; two matches were decided in Harare, and
three at the Queen's Ground in Bulawayo. The document we have enclosed was
compiled shortly after the Bulawayo matches. It details what happened to
some of the Zimbabweans who attended those games, and who, without
disrupting play in any way, exercised their constitutional right to peaceful
protest. The brutal experiences related by these people, who are only a
sample of those arrested at the time, are nothing short of disgusting.

"By the time the England players arrive in Zimbabwe on the forthcoming
visit, a new law will be in force which will ban organisations such as those
who compiled the document we have sent you. Reporting of such abuse will
cease, and such appalling behaviour by a government against its own citizens
will become invisible to all but the victims.

"Other organisations, which treat such victims of torture, or feed the
hungry, or nurse the sick, will have to register with the government, and
have their activities closely controlled. The government itself has refused
international food aid, despite a catastrophic shortfall in this year's
harvest, so that it may more easily manipulate food supplies for political
ends. And the previous 48-hour limit on the time that the police can detain
a person before bringing charges has now been extended by an additional 21
days - renewable.

"The physical safety of the touring party will not be put in any jeopardy.
The England team will be closely protected from any danger, and will be
treated to the most lavish hospitality. But if you are one of those who do
travel to Zimbabwe, remember what is going on behind the sight-screen."

The document to which the letter refers, a copy of which will accompany each
letter, refers to arrest, torture and rape in custody and can be viewed at in the Exclusives section at the bottom of the home page.
There is little to add.

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Independent (UK)

No space, light or air and little food in Chikurubi
By Basildon Peta, Southern Africa Correspondent
11 September 2004

A tiny lice-infested room with no ventilation or light, the only lavatory
provision a small bucket that goes uncollected for weeks or even months:
this will be Simon Mann's home for the next seven years, at Chikurubi
maximum security prison, President Robert Mugabe's notoriously filthy jail
on the outskirts of Harare.

He will sleep on a concrete floor with no blankets and may be kept naked
during his first years of imprisonment. "Perhaps the most squalid jail that
humankind has invented," was how a former inmate described the Chikurubi
jail in 2002.

Conditions can hardly have got better. With Zimbabwe's economy in freefall
and inflation running at nearly 400 per cent, the government of Zimbabwe has
no money to feed its citizens, let alone prisoners.

Sources say prisoners go without bread for weeks. In most cases they are
restricted to one meal a day of porridge and overcooked vegetables.

Supplies of toothpaste, soap, lavatory paper and general laundry items have
long since stopped. Inmates have to share the few blankets available,
despite the needs of the many prisoners who suffer from Aids-related
illnesses or suffer other diseases such as tuberculosis. Category A
prisoners are kept in solitary confinement for most of the time and in leg

Three apartheid-era South African saboteurs, Kevin Woods, Michael Smith and
Philip Conjwayo, were classified in the same category as Mann after being
convicted in 1988 for bombing African National Congress offices.

In a website devoted to their plight, the three say they spent the first
five years of their sentences in solitary confinement, and were only allowed
out of their cells for half an hour each morning and afternoon.

They were forced to spend one and a half years naked. Even during winter
they had no clothing and blankets.

They spent 21 months without sunlight. They were only allowed to receive one
letter a month and to write one single-page letter a month.

The prisoners were permitted a maximum of one visit from a family member per
month and no physical contact was allowed. Visits lasted for just 15
minutes, with visitor and prisoner forced to communicate by telephone
through a double-glazed barrier.
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Independent (UK)

Hugh Elliott

Moving spirit behind Rhodesia's 'cabinet of conscience'

11 September 2004

Hugh Percival Elliott, colonial administrator: born Simla, India 29 May 1911; CMG 1959; married 1951 Bridget Peterson (died 1981); died Croydon, Surrey 28 April 2004.

The situation in Zimbabwe might have been different today had a bold initiative, of which Hugh Elliott was a key instigator, continued after the country's independence in 1980. Elliott was a moving spirit behind an influential group of black and white leaders in Rhodesia during the 1970s. Known as the "cabinet of conscience" - a phrase believed to have been coined by Elliott - it had a notable impact on black-white relations and in defusing a potentially violent situation at the time of Zimbabwe's independence when Robert Mugabe came to power.

The informal group, who were inspired by the Moral Re-Armament (MRA) movement, met during the five years leading up to the elections that brought Mugabe to power. It included Alec Smith, the rebel son of the Rhodesian leader Ian Smith, and the Rev Arthur Kanodereka, a prominent nationalist leader whom Alec Smith had befriended.

"The big question," wrote Elliott in his 1978 book Darkness and Dawn in Zimbabwe, "is whether these individuals, splendid as they may be, are more than minor sparks of hope which quickly die in the cold night air." He saw it as

unrealistic not to take into account the ideas that govern men's minds. And all history shows that a handful of men, a creative minority, have often been the instrument of vast changes in society.

This seemed to be the case in Zimbabwe, at least at the time of independence. During the Lancaster House talks of 1979, which negotiated the independence agreement, Elliott's home in Croydon, as well as an MRA residence near Berkeley Square, hosted frequent off-the-record consultations between members of the rival delegations. Then, on the eve of the election results, the cabinet of conscience encouraged Alec Smith and a senior black civil servant to arrange a dramatic private meeting between Smith's father and Mugabe, which lasted several hours.

In his first speech as President the next day, Mugabe promptly called for a spirit of reconciliation between blacks and whites. Tragically, it was not to last and relations have since soured, particularly over the issue of land reform. But at the time the prevailing atmosphere of statesmanship defused widely known plans for a coup, led by General Peter Walls, if the election results went against the whites' favoured candidate, Bishop Abel Muzorewa. Mugabe's election also defused a planned resumption of the guerrilla war, if his widespread campaign of intimidation had not succeeded at the ballot box.

Ron Kraybill, writing for the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Religion: the missing dimension of statecraft (1994), asserts that

the Mugabe-Smith meeting without a doubt altered the history of the nation. It is certain that white Rhodesians would have fled the country in far greater numbers had it not been for the conciliatory mood between Mugabe and Smith resulting from this MRA-arranged meeting . . . Ian Smith, a key protagonist, confirms that the MRA-brokered meeting altered his subsequent public response to Mugabe before a breathless nation.

Elliott, however, was deeply concerned that the Christianity professed by the white population was seen by young black militant nationalists as "a form of white men's imperialism". There were, he wrote, in the cabinet of conscience and elsewhere, "a significant number of whites who have had the courage to face the fact that if their faith is a form, not a force to be applied to changing the structure of their society, their life style actually makes propaganda for the Marxists".

Indeed, it was radical nationalists who were suspected of perpetrating the tragic assassination of Arthur Kanodereka, who was trying to broker relations between the parties, in December 1978 shortly before independence.

Elliott had followed earlier events in Kenya, where extensive land reform was enacted peacefully, with great satisfaction. It was based on a willing-seller/ willing-buyer principle, later also agreed at Lancaster House.

The cabinet of conscience continued to meet for several months after Zimbabwe's independence, but with the achievement of black majority rule, MRA's emphasis, under Mugabe's Marxist-Socialist regime, turned to industrial relations. In hindsight, says Alec Smith, the cabinet of conscience should have continued, "but no one felt a pressing need for it". Hugh Elliott had given "his heart, life and soul" to Zimbabwe, Smith commented.

Hugh Percival Elliott was born in Simla in 1911, the eldest of five children of an Indian Army major. He completed his schooling at St Lawrence College, Ramsgate, in 1930 and won a Kitchener scholarship to read History at Hertford College, Oxford.

He set his hope on a career in the Colonial Service in Africa, in an age that doubted the morality of empire less than seeing it as an opportunity for selfless, and adventurous, service. But Elliott was hardly the diehard imperialist. A tall figure with unfailing courtesy and good-humour, he warmly welcomed the move of African nations to independence.

At Oxford his life was profoundly touched by Frank Buchman's spiritual movement, the Oxford Group, later Moral Re-Armament, and he welcomed Buchman's notion that God had a purpose for one's life, which could be revealed in early-morning times of silent prayer and reflection. This became a personal discipline that shaped Elliott's philosophy for the rest of his life.

He joined the Colonial Service in 1934, becoming a District Officer in Nigeria's northern outback. He approached life in the outback with zest - from swimming in a crocodile- infested river, unaware of the danger, to a face-to-face encounter with a hippopotamus with only a mosquito net between them. He passed his oral exam in Hausa as a prelude to riding out to villages for consultations or for less popular tax collecting.

In 1936 he first befriended the young nationalist newspaperman Nnamde Azikiwe, popularly known as "Zik", who was to become the hero of Nigeria's independence. Aged 38, Elliott made the unusual but strategic choice of applying to transfer to the politically turbulent south. He was posted in 1949 to the Eastern Region, where Azikiwe had become the leading political star. In 1958, Elliott was appointed Acting Chief Secretary to Azikiwe, by now the Premier of the Eastern Region, who became the first Nigerian Governor General after independence in 1960.

At independence, Elliott elected to stay on for seven years as Adviser, or permanent secretary, to various ministers in the regional government of Eastern Nigeria. He was appointed CMG in 1959, while the Nigerian government made him a Companion of the Order of the Niger in 1964.

As civil war approached in 1967, Elliott attempted to help affect reconciliation between the federal government and the breakaway Biafran rebels led by Odumegwu Ojukwu. Elliott was known to advocate a non-violent response to the slaughter of Ibos in Lagos and Kano. But this offended Ojukwu, who had him arrested at a road block and held at the President Hotel in Enugu for a week before being deported.

It was two months before his retirement was due and he and his wife, Bridget, went on to work with MRA (now known as Initiatives of Change) in a bridge-building role in six African countries, including in the Horn of Africa from 1969 to 1974, as well as in Zimbabwe.

He had married Bridget Petersen, an art teacher, in 1951 and she sketched and painted wherever they travelled. But in 1976 she fell victim to motor-neurone disease, the root of which was suspected to be the yellow fever she had survived 20 years before, and she died five years later.

In retirement Elliott became an active member of a multiracial group, the South-London Bridgebuilders. He co-edited, with Peter Marsh, a book of daily meditations, Hope for Today (1995), in which they succinctly summed up their belief that "no one else in the world can do the work designed for you".

Michael Smith

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Zim Online

Sat 11 September 2004

      HARARE - Zimbabwe's controversial Registrar-General, Tobaiwa Mudede,
will continue running elections in the country but under the supervision of
a new Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), according to new electoral laws
proposed by the government.

      The Electoral Supervisory Commission, headed by former military
intelligence officer Sobuza Gula-Ndebele, will also continue to oversee
polls but will itself be supervised by the new ZEC.

      The draft Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Bill 2004, which the
government had promised would reform the country's electoral laws, bringing
them in sync with regional norms and standards for elections alters little
and leaves existing institutions to perform their functions as before. The
Bill is expected to be tabled in Parliament next month.

      Southern African Development Community (SADC) leaders including
President Robert Mugabe last month set standards and norms to ensure
democratic elections in the region. Key among the new standards was that
independent commissions should run elections. Transparency must also be
maintained while the rule of law and human rights must be upheld during

      Chapter Two of the draft Bill's memorandum reads in part: "The
commission will be working with the following, in other words will be
supervising, the Registrar-General, Election Directorate, Electoral
Supervisory Commission and any other body or persons that have been involved
in the running of elections."

      President Mugabe will appoint the chairperson of the new electoral
commission after consulting the Judicial Services Commission. The other four
members of the commission will be appointed by Mugabe from a list of seven
nominees to be submitted by Parliament's Committee on Standing Rules and
Orders. The committee is controlled by the ruling ZANU PF party.

      The new ZEC will be the only body permitted to carry out voter
education and no external donor or group shall be allowed to provide or
sponsor activities related to voter education or awareness campaigns,
according to the draft law.

      Opposition parties, local and foreign election observers have in the
past accused Mudede, a self-confessed ZANU PF supporter, of manipulating the
electoral process in favour of the ruling ZANU PF party.

      For example, the voters' roll to be used in the 2005 general election
which is maintained and kept by Mudede, is said to contain names of about
2.4 million ghost voters.

      Mudede admits his voter's register has mistakes but denies he has used
it to favour ZANU PF.

      Gula-Ndebele's ESC has also been accused of lacking the muscle to
ensure fairness in elections, a charge the former soldier denies.

      The opposition Movement for Democratic Change party has already
announced it will boycott next year's election accusing the government of
insincerity over electoral reforms.

      For example, the opposition party argues that the new electoral
commission being proposed by the government will still lack independence
because its chairman will be appointed by Mugabe. ZimOnline

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Zim Online

Minister to blow $200 million on allowances
Sat 11 September 2004

      HARARE - Energy and Power Development Minister July Moyo will by the
end of the year have used $200 million of taxpayers' money in allowances,
according to the ministry's finance director, Pedzisai Tapera Mlambo.

      In an internal report, a copy of which ZimOnline has, Mlambo indicates
that Moyo is entitled a "ministers' expense" allocation of $81 million per
year. Mlambo did not elaborate what the expense is for. Moyo also gets
allowances of $5 742 000 to cover wages for his domestic workers.

      The money has already been used up and the Energy Ministry has
requested more funds from Treasury, according to Mlambo's report.

      The annual salary for an average worker in Zimbabwe is between three
and four million dollars or about 50 times what Moyo will get in allowances

      According to the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, an average family
of five needs about $1 million every month or $12 million per year to

      The energy ministry had set aside $100 million for the minister's
salary of which $45 million was spent in the first six months of the year,
while an additional $9 million was spent in July, according to Mlambo's

      Moyo is in charge of Zimbabwe's fuel sector, which is in crisis with a
renewed shortage of diesel and petrol across the country.

      The Energy Ministry has failed to pay bills amounting to $127 million
since the beginning of the year, according to Mlambo's report.

      The ministry was also unable to pay membership fees to various
international organisations totalling $400 million. ZimOnline

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Zim Online

Foreigners, ZANU PF heavyweights take over gold mine
Sat 11 September 2004

      HARARE - A consortium of foreign investors and ruling ZANU PF
heavyweights, Mwana Africa Holdings, is taking over AngloGold Ashanti Ltd's
only mine in Zimbabwe, Freda-Rebecca.

      ZANU PF parliamentarian and former commander of Zimbabwe's air force
Josiah Tungamirai, sits on the board of Mwana Africa. Long-time ZANU PF
member and former Harare mayor, Oliver Chidawu also sits on the holding
firms' board.

      Mwana Africa will pay US$2,255 million for Freda Rebecca, which is one
of the biggest gold mines in Zimbabwe, according to a statement released
yesterday by AngloGold Ashanti.

      Other directors of Mwana Africa, which is chaired by Congolese
business executive, Kalaa Mpinga, are from Angola, Kenya, South Africa and
Zambia. Mpinga also chairs Bindura Nickel corporation, a company in which
Mwana Africa holds a 53 percent stake.

      The statement read in part: "The transaction is subject to, and
conditional upon Mwana obtaining certain regulatory consents and approvals,
including the approval of the South African Reserve Bank and all approvals
in Zimbabwe necessary to implement the transaction.

      "The sale of Freda-Rebecca to Mwana is entirely consistent with our
policy of disposing shorter life, lower margin operations and concentrating
our financial and managerial resources on the assets we believe will
generate longer-term value for shareholders." ZimOnline
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Harare introduces 18-hour water cuts
Sat 11 September 2004

      HARARE - The Harare City Council has introduced 18-hour water cuts
because of water shortages caused by inadequate pumping capacity at its
ageing Morton Jaffray water treatment plant.

      The water plant which was last upgraded in 1979 has capacity to pump
only half of the 750 to 800 million litres of water consumed in the capital
city each day.

      Under a new water management system announced by Town House yesterday,
water supplies will be disconnected daily from 3pm to 8:30am the following

      The water cuts during the night would enable reservoirs to regain
volumes while there is minimal usage.

      Some of the areas affected include the city's affluent suburbs of
Meyrick Park, Alexandra Park, Ashdown Park, Matidoda Park, Milton Park,
Mabelreign, Gunhill, Westgate and Mount Pleasant.

      The water cuts will also affect Epworth, Zimre Park, Chadcombe, Ruwa,
Glen Lorne, Msasa Park, Westlea, Warren Park, Chisipite, Waterfalls and

      Council spokesman Leslie Gwindi was unable to say when normal supplies
would be resumed but told ZimOnline that some parts of Harare that had gone
without water for several days were now receiving the precious liquid.

      He said: "I do not know much about the technical aspect of water
distribution but what I know is that the engines are now pumping water.
Areas such as Msasa Park should have water by the end of day." ZimOnline
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24 years after independence, development still eludes Binga district
Sat 11 September 2004

      BINGA - At Siasundu village here in Binga district, about 300
kilometres north-west of Harare, there is no clean drinking water - and
everything else.

      Tucked deep in the valley of the mighty Zambezi river, Binga appears
to have missed out on the massive development programmes implemented in the
early years of independence by the government and Non-Governmental

      In most parts of this remote district, social services such as health
and education are either inadequate or simply not there.

      Not so far away from Mangani village, the Zambezi slowly wriggles past
on its way to the Indian Ocean.

      But Mary Mwembe, 32, says she and her fellow villagers have to drink,
cook and bath with muddy and possibly contaminated water from a nearby dirty
stream. There is no pipe to draw water from the crocodile-invested Zambezi
to the villages.

      "We are worried about the health of our children," Mwembe told a
ZimOnline news crew that toured Binga last week.

      According to Mwembe, some years ago one NGO installed a pipeline to
draw water from the Zambezi but inexplicably ended it some four kilometres
away from the villages.

      As if that was not enough trouble, the diesel water pump is almost
always down because of the current fuel shortages affecting the country.

      David Fulawo, an elder from Sonko village not far from Mangani, said
some villagers were walking about 15 kilometres to get untreated but at
least cleaner water from the Zambezi river.

      But Fulawo was quick to add: "It's dangerous to fetch water from the
river, especially for women and children because of the crocodiles that are

      Lack of clean water is not the only problem villagers here must
wrestle with everyday.

      The local clinic has no qualified staff, Mwembe said. It is run by a
single nursing aide. When she is off or is on leave, the clinic is closed.

      And even when it is open, not all can reach it because there is no
ambulance to ferry the sick to the clinic.

      "Pregnant women hire donkey-drawn carts to reach the clinic. You can
either pay cash or you give the owner of the cart a chicken as payment for
the trip," Mwembe said.

      Infested by tsetse flies, which cause sleeping sickness and
mosquitoes, Binga is hardly a destination for any investor, local or

      Zimbabwe's former white rulers simply ignored Binga. And 24 years
after a black government took over, there is hardly any evidence that it has
paid better attention than the previous regime to this remote area.

      That Binga is largely inhabited by the Tonga people, a minority ethnic
group wielding virtually no influence in Zimbabwe's sometimes
ethnically-driven politics, has only helped worsen things for the area.

      Binga Member of Parliament, Joel Gabuza, was hopeful that the dire
situation in the district could be reversed if only the government could
pour huge sums of money to develop infrastructure and facilities in the

      But Gabuza, of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change party did
not say how he was going to convince Zimbabwe's cash-strapped government to
change heart now and redirect resources to this area they have virtually
ignored all these years. ZimOnline

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Wily Zimbabweans fleece Batswana of hard-earned cash
Sat 11 September 2004

      GABORONE - Three Zimbabweans look intently into the television camera
as they passionately claim Jesus Christ is alive - and living in their

      But many people here watching the recording of this incident by
Botswana Television immediately dismiss the trio as desperate liars out to
con people of their hard-earned cash.

      The men - who call themselves Jesus' disciples - insist Christ is
residing in Guruve, a remote district 150 kilometres north of Zimbabwe's
capital, Harare. The leader of the 'disciples,' Discun Siziba, says Jesus
was born in 1992 and now leads a large congregation.

      Asked by the media if 'Jesus' is aware of the situation in their
homeland, the trio says he is, adding he will soon be changing the dire
economic situation in Zimbabwe for the better. They vehemently deny any
suggestions that theirs is just another get-rich-quick ploy.

      Siziba and his group are not the only immigrants from Zimbabwe here
with strange tales to tell. A few weeks ago, one John Kufas, a self-styled
traditional healer from Zimbabwe, caused an uproar here with his claims that
he could cure the deadly HIV/AIDS ravaging Botswana.

      Medical experts had to step in dismissing Kufas' claims and reminding
people here that there was no cure yet for the disease.

      A local newspaper aptly summed the attitude of many Batswana towards
people like Kufas or Siziba and his group. The paper called Kufas: "One of
those maggots who're out to make a quick buck before returning to their

      Despite the criticism, the desperate immigrants appear undeterred in
their bid to make money one way or the other.

      A trip down the notorious Blue Jacket street in Botswana's second
largest city of Francistown reveals how several Zimbabwean women have
resorted to the oldest profession to make ends meet.

      Every evening scantily dressed women, most of them illegal immigrants
from Zimbabwe, line the street soliciting for clients.

      Driven abroad by their homeland's economic meltdown, thousands of
Zimbabweans now depend on odd jobs to earn a living.

      "The situation (in Zimbabwe) has taught people to be innovative and
self-reliant, but some are cunning," said 26-year-old Goitsemodimo Seemane,
a Botswana citizen.

      But not all Zimbabweans here are out to test their latest skills in
conning locals out of their hard-earned cash. Currently the majority of
cleaners, gardeners and hard labourers are Zimbabweans.

      Seemane acknowledges that while some Zimbabweans cross the border to
make an honest living, some stick to what he calls "shady and weird" deals.

      "If the situation in Zimbabwe was normal our brothers would not be
resorting to this kind of behaviour. We do not condone what they are doing,
but people have to understand they're faced with harsh realities back home.
I have been to Zimbabwe, I saw the suffering," says Seemane.

      Seemane, who studied in Bulawayo from 1998 to 2000, says Zimbabwe was
once a prosperous country. He blames the severe hardships in Zimbabwe on the
country's President Robert Mugabe whom he accuses of economic mismanagement.

      A Zimbabwean, who lives in Botswana, Farai Dzvairo, says the desperate
and weird things done by his fellow countrymen in Botswana only mirrored the
bitter hardships experienced back home that drives them into economic exile.

      "People risk their lives by cutting through an electrified border
fence", Dzvairo said.

      He was referring to an electric border fence Botswana is constructing
along its frontier with Zimbabwe. Gaborone says the fence is meant to
prevent the spread of cattle diseases through uncontrolled movement of game
and cattle across the border.

      Zimbabwe insists the fence is targeted at its citizens who sometimes
illegally cross the border into Botswana.

      Dzvairo, who says Mugabe should visit Botswana to see how desperate
Zimbabweans have become, said: "Mugabe should be ashamed that his people
have become the laughing stock of neighbouring countries." ZimOnline

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Daily News Online

      War veterans endorse Muzembi*s candidature

      Date:11-Sep, 2004

      MASVINGO - Former liberation war fighters in Masvingo province have
endorsed businessman Walter Muzembi as the Zanu PF candidate for the
Masvingo South constituency seat left vacant by the death of Eddison Zvobgo.

      Zvobgo died last month in Harare after a long illness.

      "Freedom fighters' associations back Muzembi, whether the Daniel
Shumba executive wants him or not," the spokesperson of the war veterans in
the province Retired Major Kudzai Mbudzi told The Daily News Online

      Shumba is the Zanu PF chairman for the province. Muzembi will fight it
out with Masvingo rural district council chief executive officer, Stephen

      Makwarimba deposed Muzembi from the post of Masvingo district
co-ordinating committee chairman in a boardroom coup.

      Neither men could be reached for comment yesterday.

      Mbudzi said of Makwarimba: "We are surprised he wants to contest the
seat when he is responsible for all the decay and lack of development in the
constituency and the entire Masvingo rural district."

      He said as chief executive officer of the rural district council,
Makwarimba should have spearheaded development in the area but had failed

      "He has been closing council beerhalls and opening his own beer
outlets at most rural service centres and townships in the district," said

      Muzembi was removed from the post of Masvingo DCC after a vote of no
confidence passed on him by the party's inter-district committee.

      Before that Muzembi was hauled before the Zanu PF provincial
disciplinary committee on accusations of double standards, gross
insubordination as well as fanning factionalism in the party. Muzembi has
described Makwarimba as a discredited person.

      But Makwarimba is confident of victory.

      He was recently quoted in the Press as saying: "I will emerge

      The Zanu PF candidates are likely fight it out alone as the main
opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has said it won't
contest future elections unless there are drastic electoral reforms
conforming to the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) guidelines
and principles for free and fair elections.

      The MDC boycotted a by-election in Seke constituency last weekend. The
seat was won by the opposition party in the 2000 elections. The by-election
followed the death of the MP.

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      NCA steps up election boycott drive

      Date:11-Sep, 2004

      THE National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) has intensified its
campaign for a boycott of next year's parliamentary elections, NCA spokesman
Ernest Mudzengi said yesterday.

      Mudzengi told The Daily News Online his organisation would intensify
the boycott campaign following the announcement by the MDC that it would not
participate in future elections under the current electoral laws.

      Last June, the NCA launched a campaign to urge the public to boycott
the parliamentary elections next March.

      The coalition of civic groups that include churches, students, workers
and political parties, said it would step up its campaign after the MDC

      "We are not doing public relations work for the MDC or any other
political party. But we are heartened by the MDC decision because it shows
that our campaign has not been in vain," said Mudzengi.

      "We are now going to increase our presence and we are going to step up
the campaign into a massive one. We have activated all our structures in the
provinces and the campaign will be going on until election night. The
general populace has to fully understand why they should not participate in
bogus elections."

      Mudzengi said the NCA wanted the government to overhaul the current
electoral legislation. It also wants the government to repeal repressive
laws such as the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA)
and the Public Order and Security Act (POSA).

      The government has used the two laws to close down newspapers and
clamp down on the opposition.

      The MDC last month announced it had suspended participation in all
elections until the government adopted the Southern African Development
Community (Sadc) electoral guidelines agreed by regional leaders in
Mauritius recently.

      The Sadc charter on free and fair elections sets out 10 guidelines.

      These include independent electoral commissions to run elections,
ensuring transparency in electoral processes, and upholding the rule of law
as well as human and individual rights in the run-up to and the actual
conduct of elections.

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      These powers make the President a dictator

      Date:11-Sep, 2004

      THE iniquitous Presidential Powers Act has once again handed Zanu PF a
generous political campaign platform ahead of the parliamentary elections in

      In rescuing the jobs of thousands of workers of the beleaguered
so-called Mutumwa Mawere empire, the party can claim to be "the workers'
true friend".

      If the MDC was still in the electoral fray, it could be cast as the
villain by Zanu PF, abandoning the workers in their hour of greatest need.
Yet this is a party born out of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions

      But this is the least profound effect of the take-over of the
companies by the government. Far more important is the cynical use of an
iniquitous law to gain political mileage.

      On our statute books must be laws under which Mawere's companies could
be brought to book - assuming there is concrete evidence laws were broken.

      That the government prefers to use a law which makes the president a
virtual dictator suggests they realise they would not be on firm ground if
they followed the laid-down procedures.

      So, they resort to the awkwardly-worded Presidential Powers (Temporary
Measures (Reconstruction of State Indebted Insolvent Companies) Regulations
of 2004.

      A so-called task-force of Cabinet ministers is now running the
companies. There has been no attempt to pretend this is a business rather
than a political decision.

      The companies are in the virtual control of a bunch of Zanu PF
politicians. None of them has the credentials to run even a tuckshop.

      But we are only a few months away from an election which the ruling
party is determined must go ahead, even if there is not a single opposition
party to challenge them.

      What effect this latest "cowboy" takeover of private companies will
have on the suitability of Zimbabwe as a foreign investors' paradise can
only be imagined.

      Any sensible investor will now know that, under the Presidential
Powers (Temporary Measures) Act, their investment cannot be safe in
Zimbabwe, as long as they act in a manner considered politically incorrect
by the ruling party.

      This law, condemned as giving the president the powers of an emperor,
must be repealed as soon as a party with a respect for the people takes

      There can be no legislative virtue in a law which is not subject to
the scrutiny of Parliament which represents the wishes of the people.

      Under this same law was created the post of Executive Mayor.
Unfortunately for Zanu PF, most of the holders of this post belong to the
opposition party. What the government is having to do, in Harare, for
instance, is to sabotage its own law to shift the balance of power.

      This must demonstrate just how basically immoral the government's
concept of democracy is.

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NOTICE is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of the Justice for
Agriculture Trust, to be held at Northside Community Church Hall on Friday
1st October 2004, at 9.00 a.m.

All Commercial Farmers are encouraged to attend and will be welcome.

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FOR AGRICULTURE TRUST, in spite of an impasse in the Board of Trustees
which has resulted in it being isolated from its existing financial
sources, has struggled to continue under adverse conditions to keep the JAG
Office open servicing farmers' (both displaced/dispossessed and on farm),
numerous needs in the four year and ongoing attack on Commercial

The current situation will hopefully be resolved at the Annual General
Meeting of the Membership and the Trust called for Friday 1st October 2004.

In the meantime JAG's serious financial plight is extremely debilitating
and the office is facing possible closure.

PRESENT COMMERCIAL FARMERS but any followers and sympathisers to the JAG
Ethos and cause for continuation of Commercial Agriculture in Zimbabwe. Any
amount however small will be gladly appreciated and anonymous donations
will also be welcomed.

Money transfers can be made payable to the JUSTICE FOR AGRICULTURE Account
No. 0140097006902 at Stanbic Bank, Belgravia Branch, Harare (3103 00970069
702).  Cheques can be posted to 17 Philips Avenue, Belgravia, Harare.

All donations will be handled in the strictest confidence, receipted and
fully accounted for through audited process.
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Preliminary Notice to Compulsorily Acquire Land

NOTICE is hereby given, in terms of subsection (1) of section 5 of the Land
Acquisition Act (Chapter 20:10), that the President intends to acquire
compulsorily the land described in the Schedule for resettlement purposes.

A plan of the land is available for inspection at the following offices of
the Ministry of Special Affairs in the Office of the President and Cabinet
in Charge of Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
from Monday to Friday other than on a public holiday on or before 11th
October 2004. (a) Block 2, Makombe Complex Cnr Harare Street and Herbert
Chitepo Avenue, Harare; (b) Ministry of Lands, Land Reform and
Resettlement, CF 119, Government Composite Block, Robert Mugabe Way,
Mutare; (c) Ministry of Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement, 4thFloor,
Block H Office, 146, Mhlahlandlela Government Complex, Bulawayo; (d)
Ministry of Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement, M & W Building, Corner
Park/Link Street, Chinoyi; (e) Ministry of Lands, Land Reform and
Resettlement, 1st Floor, Founders House, The Green, Marondera; (f) Ministry
of Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement, 19 Hellet Street, Masvingo; (g)
Ministry of Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement, Exchange Building, Main
Street, Gweru; (h) Ministry of Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement,
Mtshabezi Building, First Floor, Office No. F20, Gwanda; (i) Ministry of
Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement, Ndodahondo Building, Bindura.

Any owner or occupier or any other person who has an interest and right in
the said land, and who wishes to object to the proposed compulsory
acquisition, may lodge the same, in writing, with the Minister of Special
Affairs in the Office of the President and Cabinet In Charge of Lands, Land
Reform and Resettlement, Private Bag 7779, Causeway, Harare on or before
11th October 2004. J L NKOMO, Minister of Special Affairs in the
President's Office in Charge of Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement.


 1.  7480/97.  Stokeasy Farm (Private) Limited: Hartley: Lot 1 of
Umfulia: 713,8998 ha
 2.  7480/97.  Stokeasy Farm (Private) Limited: Hartley: Remainder
of Dorothy Hill: 338,2621 ha
 3.  7480/97.  Stokeasy Farm (Private) Limited: Hartley: Stokeasy
of Oxford: 80,9381 ha

 4.  1812/61.  Aberfoyle Plantations (Rhodesia) P/L: Inyanga:
Inyanga Downs Lot 2: 6 417,3600 acres
 5.  1523/58.  Eastern Highlands Plantations Limited: Inyanga:
Aberfoyle Plantations of Inyanga Block: 2 362,35 morgen

 6.  1176/95.  David Smith Farm Property P/L: Lomogundi: Doondo
Farm: 1 031,9074 ha
 7.  3802/93.  Broxfield Enterprises P/L; Lomogundi: Sholliver: 1
294,8868 ha
 8.  4485/89.  Shankuru Estate (Private) Limited: Lomogundi:
Remainder of Shankuru Estate: 692,1288 ha

 9.  3060/03.  Kennedy Dogwin Mangenje: Salisbury: Remainder of
Guernsey: 743,8355 ha


JAG Hotlines:
(011) 261 862 If you are in trouble or need advice,
(011) 205 374
(011) 863 354 please don't hesitate to contact us -
(011) 431 068
                                we're here to help!
263 4 799 410 Office Lines

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TAKE NOTICE that an application for the confirmation of the acquisition
order issued in respect of the following farms has been filed in the
Administrative Court at Harare and that the Respondent and any holder of
real rights over the said farm are required to lodge their objections
within 5 days after the publication of this notice failure to which the
matter shall be set down unopposed without any further notice.

A copy of the application is available for collection at Applicant's
undersigned legal practitioner of record's address between Monday to Friday
from 8am to 4pm.

Minister of Special Affairs in the Office
of the President and Cabinet in Charge of Lands,
Land Reform and Resettlement.

Applicant's Legal Practitioners
2nd Floor, Block "A"
New Govt. Complex
Cnr Samora Machel AVe/Fourth St.

 1.  413/2000.  Hippo Valley Estate Limited and Triangle Limited:
Ndanga: Mkwasine Estate: 18 834,3381 ha: LA 4305/04
 2.  1333/94.  Mkwasine Ranching Company (Private) Limited: Ndanga:
Hippo Valley Settlement Holding : 28 113,9987 ha: LA 4137/04
 3.  6844/98.  Alne Estates (Private) Limited: Ndanga: Chiredzi A:
1 866,1289 ha: LA 4348/04
 4.  1183/70.  Buffalo Range Properties (Private) Limited: Ndanga:
The Remainder of Lot 1 of Buffalo Range: 976,1856 acres: LA 4416/04
 5.  5436/85.  Sere Farm (Private) Limited: Ndanga: The Remainder
of Lot 1 of Essanby Estate: 480,1773 ha: LA 4308/04
 6.  10789/2002.  Virginia St. Barbe Carruthers-Smith: Ndanga: Lot
1 of Ruware Ranch Extension: 308,6773 ha: LA 4260/04
 7.  1184/70.  Buffalo Range Sugar Estates (Private) Limited: Ndanga:
The Remaining Extent of Lot 2 of Buffalo Range: 1576,6734 acres: LA
 8.  2568/77.  Graham Hendrie Scott: Ndanga: Lot 2 of Essanby
Watershed Extension: 151,8629 ha: LA 4432/04
 9.  1486/84.  Naude Holdings (Private) Limited: Ndanga: Lot 2 of
Fair Range Estate: 404,6387 ha: LA 4343/04
 10.  2305/94.  Pal River Ranch (Private) Limited: Ndanga: Lot 2A
Faversham comprising of stands Lot 2 of Faversham and Lot 4 of Faversham:
4 428,6756 ha: LA 4486/04
 11.  7446/71.  Buffalo Range Cane Farm (Private) Limited: Ndanga:
Lot 2A of Triangel Ranch: 157,0871 ha: LA 4347/04
 12.  1582/91.  Fay d'Herbe Holdings (Private) Limited: Ndanga: The
Remaining Extent of Lot 3 of Buffalo Range: 985,3723 ha: LA 4249/04
 13.  2304/94.  Palm River Ranch (Private) Limited: Ndanga: Lot 3
of Faversham: 3 251,4307 ha: LA 4327/04
 14.  486/85.  Clive Glenn Stockil: Ndanga: Lot 3A of Essanby
Estate: 145,4332 ha: LA 4257/04
 15.  494/85.  Mapanza Investment Private Limited: Ndanga: Lot 4A
of Fair Range Estate: 1 460,8506 ha: LA 4247/04
 16.  692/98.  Eduan Naude: Ndanga: Lot 4 of Mkwasine Central:
152,6827 ha: LA 4281/04
 17.  2202/79.  David James Bryson: Ndanga: Lot 5 of Mkwasine
Central: 93,3253 ha: LA 4313/04
 18.  2202/79.  David James Bryson: Ndanga: Lot 6 of Mkwasine
Central: 69,2994 ha: LA 4326/04
 19.  63/98.  Robert John Tayler: Ndanga: Lot 7 of Mkwasine
Central: 150,8280 ha: LA 4515/04
 20.  3799/94.  Virginia St. Barde Carruthers-Smith: Ndanga: Lot 9A
of Mkwasine Central: 161,6234 ha: LA 4319/04
 21.  9472/88.  Safari River Company (Private) Limited: Ndanga:
Melrose of Glendevon Estate: 1 816,3569 ha: LA 4320/04
 22.  5562/92.  Spear Grass Farms (Private) Limited: Ndanga: Ngwane
Extension of Glendevon Estate: 1 808,1868 ha: LA 4322/04
 23.  6864/98.  Ringfinger Estates (Private) Limited: Ndanga:
Ngwane Ranch: 2059,8249 ha: LA 4462/04
 24.  9286/88.  Clive Leslie Holden: Ndanga: Turkey Heart of Lot 4A
Triangle Ranch: 227,3816 ha: LA 4376/04
 25.  850/91.  Roy Alan Stockil: Ndanga: Yettom: 825,6636 ha:
LA 4364/04

 26.  6355/80.  Vitagreens (1975) (Private) Limited: Victoria:
Acton: 421,7706 ha: LA 4274/04
 27.  5624/69.  Albertus Jacob Pepler: Victoria: The Remaining
Extent of Dromore: 2 150,9557 acres: LA 4573/04
 28.  1047/76.  Kimberly Ranche (Private) Limited: Victoria:
Kimberly Ranche: 2 904 ha: LA 4351/04
 29.  5776/79.  Roy Alan Stockil: Victoria: Marah Ranche:
856,5223 ha: LA 4257/04
 30.  4287/77.  Malcom Kenneth Mackintosh: Victoria: Maxwell Farm
of Felixburg: 1 715,3972 ha: LA 4314/04
 31.  5508/78.  Warranted Investments (Private) Limited: Victoria:
The Remainder of Cotopaxi: 1 377,6193 ha: LA 4310/04
 32.  6084/90.  Grange Farms (Private) Limited: Victoria: The
Remaining Extent of The Grange: 1 475,2611 ha: LA 4470/04
 33.  5721/82.  Graham William and Yvonne Goddard: Victoria: The
Remaining Extent of Ibeka: 1 056,4180 ha: LA
 34.  4696/81.  O H Khan: Victoria: Sanangwi: 688,6405 ha: LA
 35.  2294/65.  A O McMurdon (Private) Limited: Victoria: Shalloch
Park Farm: 2 032,4494 acres: LA 4341/04
 36.  5508/98.  Warrented Investments: Victoria: Swartfontien:
777,2787 ha: LA 4306/04
 37.  3220/54.  Fomax Dairy (Private) Limited: Victoria: The
Remaining Extent of "Victoria Ranch": 790,3020 morgen: LA


JAG Hotlines:
(091) 261 862 If you are in trouble or need advice,
(011) 205 374
(011) 863 354 please don't hesitate to contact us -
(011) 431 068
                                we're here to help!
263 4 799 410 Office Lines

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Further to our last Legal Communiqué relating to the Farm Equipment and
Materials Act gazetted last Friday, 3rd September 2004, we now have in our
possession the Gazetted Act, Section 14 of which pertains to various
amendments made to Section 5 of Cap 20:10, that being the principal Land
Acquisition Act.

We will be publishing the Act in its entirety once the electronic version
is available.

However, it is important to heed Section 14 which essentially extends the
shelf life of a Section 5 notice of intention to compulsory acquire land
from two years (previously) to ten years and this is made retrospective to
the commencement of the act and in effect resuscitates many expired Section
5 Notices.

Further to this the period allowed for objection letters to be submitted
(previously 30 days) has been reduced to a mere five days with effect from
last Friday (3rd September 2004).

Therefore farmers targeted with Section 5 Notices especially last Friday's
(Lot 150) and today's (Lot 152) should take serious note of this change and
act timeously and with an abundance of caution.

Today's listing of Section 5 Notices (Lot 152) specifically states that
property owners or occupiers or any other person who has an interest in the
said land and who wishes to object to the proposed acquisition, may lodge
the same in writing on or before 11th October, 2004, (last weeks listing
(Lot 150) gave until the 4th October 2004).

This is obviously in conflict with last weeks gazetted amendment and cause
for confusion under the circumstances.

Anyone seeking clarification of this to please contact the JAG office on
04-799410. ______________________________________________


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(011) 863 354 please don't hesitate to contact us -
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In this issue:

0 Not just sales talk
0 Teddy bears' picnic
0 Certificates of registration
0 Three months left
0 Where are they?
0 Down the line with Martin Redfern
0 Contacts


Long long ago in the misty rose-pink years of zero inflation, a currency on
par with the US dollar and elephants whose trunks never wilted, bright eyed
and bushy tailed insurance agents used to buzz about the country honing in
on the young to sell them something called endowment policies. People in
their first jobs were targeted with the promise of an enticing cash payout
when they reached 40. In spite of this many resisted: the women because
they hoped to have married a millionaire, the men because they hoped to be
one. Some took the bait and come the dreaded 40th birthday found the
injection of cash - long forgotten - extremely useful. Some used it as a
down payment on a house, others to build a swimming pool, to fund a child's
education, to pay for a new car. Clients who have registered on our
database might like to remind those who haven't that achieving compensation
for their lost property could be rather like an endowment policy for
themselves, their children or grandchildren - but without the monthly
payments and in considerably less time than 20 years.


The reason they delayed signing up, according to several clients now on the
database, was because of "the bother of filling in the form". Many are now
living in other countries and as a former farmer from Mash. Central now in
Australia emailed us this week: "You must make people realise that filling
in the Valcon form and the others associated with the efforts to get
compensation is an absolute teddy bears' picnic." He went on: "Moving to
another country makes one realise just how many forms there are to be
filled in and filled in properly with no-one to help - and no lies allowed
either. Please Valcon, tell the "guys." Right guys - we have told you - and
the "girls" too. If you want anyone to help you fill in the form, take your
pick of helpful people listed on the last page here. Our registration fee
is $150 000 (US$21); verification fee $300 000 (US$42). (If you have had a
recent valuation done by one of the Consortium's members you don't need to
pay the Verification fee). If you are stony broke, come in and talk to us.
Valuation Consortium: Harare (04) 746926;


In the wake of the recent 500% increased postal charges we can no longer
afford to send out the remainder of the certificates. Could you please
therefore make a plan to collect or ask a friend to give us the postage to
send it to you.


Don't forget the valuation exercise will be concluded by 1 December this
year which means farmers have three months left in which to get on the
database. The Valuation Consortium was established to provide a
professional, verified database representing a majority of Zimbabwe's
large-scale dispossessed farmers. Extra staff, computers, specialised
software, telephones, cell phones and office space were needed and the
Consortium can no longer afford to maintain these while waiting for
registration requests to dribble in. Established in 2001 the Consortium now
has 1 852 titles registered.


Database staff report a good response to the July newsletter with several
landowners getting in touch requesting the relevant forms and 52 more now
registered. The downside is that we have "lost" some of our clients as 53
messages were returned, address unknown. This probably means the farmers
have left the country and the old email addresses therefore no longer
function. Please would readers pass on this newsletter to any friend who
they think might be in this situation and ask them to email us their new
email and postal addresses. DOWN THE LINE with Martin Redfern The response
from the Manicaland farmers in joining the Consortium and completing forms
has so far been patchy notwithstanding our efforts to the contrary. The
reason would seem to be that the pressure exerted in acquiring land here
has been less severe than in other parts of the country. This has now
changed and from Chipinge to Rusape/Headlands the pressure is indeed on and
the usual threats, intimidation and unrealistic deadlines to be met. As a
result Valcon forms are in demand and are beginning to be returned albeit
with the usual farmer reluctance to step on it when it comes to
form-filling. It is clear from the people I speak to that there is now a
general perception that Valcon's function of quantifying the amount of
compensation required in a professional and internationally acceptable
fashion is a very necessary one to assist the compensation process. How
else can potential donors of compensation, probably linked to aid packages,
agree on a process if the amount required is not known and can only be
guessed? Valcon takes the guess work out of the equation and farmers'
interests are handled in a professional way. This positive perception comes
from farmers of all ages but it seems that many of the younger ones who
have left for pastures new throughout the Diaspora may have missed the
message. Indeed there are so few twenties/thirties farmers left that we
really do need the input of those who have left in putting their farms on
the database. Certainly they did the right thing by relocating, getting the
children into schools and renewing a sense of security so sadly lacking
here. Please those of you who are in touch with the younger generation try
and persuade them to log onto our website and see what we offer
( Registration forms are easily emailed and can
then be returned to the Consortium for the greater and individual good. The
whole aim is to facilitate and hurry along the compensation process and for
this to be achieved we do need all hands to the pumps, whatever the age,
location or situation, -not just in Zimbabwe but overseas too - especially
those overseas who right now just want to put their Zimbabwean experience
behind them. Remember there is strength in numbers - the strength of unity
which sadly has not been apparent in Zimbabwean farming bodies recently. A
unified approach can help exert the pressure needed to maintain the
compensation issue before the relevant organisations both within Africa
and, more importantly, internationally. Please take this seriously. If you
are in touch with ex-farmers, be they in Oz, New Zealand, Canada, Europe,
the States or wherever - we all need their support and registration -
TRULY! Stay strong. CONTACTS The companies involved in the Valuation
Consortium are listed below. Their staff are ready to help you at any time.
The Valuation Consortium: Tel. Harare (04) 746926, email:
Redfern Mullet & Co.: Tel. Harare (04) 746654, email:; GRL Farm Sales:
Tel. Harare (04) 776255, email Burgoyne Estate Agents:
Tel. Marondera (079) 24133, email J. Pocock & Co,: Tel.
Bulawayo (09) 70753, email Purkis & Co.: Tel. Harare (04)
570203, email Holland & Redfern: Tel. Mutare (020) 64303,
email C.C. Sales - Harare: (04)252253, email; C.C. Sales - Gweru: (054) 21912, email

THE JAG TEAM JAG Hotlines: (011) 261 862 If you are in trouble or need
advice, (011) 205 374 (011) 863 354 please don't hesitate to contact us -
(011) 431 068
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