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Zimbabwe’s Government Returns Land To Evicted White Farmer

A white Zimbabwean farmer who was kicked off his land at gunpoint in June, announced he is returning home within days — the first indication the post-Robert Mugabe government is fulfilling their promises to respect agricultural property rights, according to Reuters. Farmer Rob Smart, 71, said he understood new President Emmerson Mnangagwa was reviewing his case, the report said. Mnangagwa learned of Smart’s violent eviction during an investment conference in Johannesburg, the report said. “Apparently Mnangagwa saw that and flipped his lid,” Smart told Reuters by telephone, saying the new minister of state Monica Mutsvangwa guaranteed him his eviction would be reversed, the report said. “Our…