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Will Zimbabwe Pay White Farmers Or Not?

The new government of Zimbabwe is hoping to make amends with its white citizens and investors but it may not be as easy as letting bygones be bygones.

While on the one hand, the government was hoping to apiece the said white communities by offering to compensate what they lost during the reign of the past regime that grabbed land and other properties from them, several functions in Zimbabwe will not have it.

As part of its deal with the US to have sanctions lifted, Zimbabwe was required to compensate the white farmers. And so earlier in August of this year, the government had announced that it intends to pay a whopping USD3.5 billion in compensation to white former landowners. Following the announcement, a group of ex-fighter gave the new government a 48 hours ultimatum to rescind the offer.

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