The Zimbabwe government agreed on Wednesday to compensate white owners, whose land was expropriated under the agrarian reform promoted by the country’s former president, Robert Mugabe, as compensation. .
The agreement was signed by Zimbabwean finance minister Mthuli Ncube to solve one of the most difficult issues under Mugabe’s mandate to head the African country, according to the local portal, Zim Eye News reports.
“Today we signed a historic compensation agreement with the Commercial Farmers Union, which is a closure and a fresh start to the country discourse in Zimbabwe,” said President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
In a series of messages published on his account on the social network Twitter, he emphasized that “this agreement reaffirms the country’s irreversibility and symbolizes the commitment to the rule of law and property rights”.