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Friday, June 15, 2012

A True Short Story From Africa


There was once a farmer in Zimbabwe (not too long ago)… He was kicked off his farm, so he went farming in Zambia, because farming is in his blood. Now he supplies maize to Zimbabwe to the same people who kicked him off.

This true story and the accompanying pic was sourced from The Zimbabwean (co.uk):

Evicted farmers feed Zimbabwe from Zambia
13 June 2012
The bulk of imported maize being supplied to hungry Zimbabweans is coming from former white commercial farmers evicted during the 2000 land invasions and now farming in Zambia.
Evicted Zim farmers
Recipients of the government’s grain loan scheme in Matabeleland were last week shocked to discover that the names on the stickers on the grain bags were of former white farmers. Government has imported 300,000 tonnes of maize from Zambia.

“Last week I received two bags of maize grain under the grain loan scheme from the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) depot in Insiza. One of the bags had a green sticker inside written, ‘supplied by Michel Handris’, a former Karoi commercial farmer now farming in the southern parts ofZambia,” said Edmore Ndlovu.

Villagers in Umguza confirmed receiving maize bags with stickers bearing names of former commercial farmers. A GMB source said “we are now required to destroy all the Zambian bags and repackage the grain in our local bags”.

Agriculture Minister Joseph Made recently said nearly 45% of the maize crop planted last season was a write-off. The country needs at least 2, 2 million tonnes of maize to feed itself annually. - Source

6 comments :

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

And what, I ask, did the ANC learn from this?

He he he. We can get rid of the resssissts and still get the food. Wee must just reememba to repack eet.

Viva NDR. Viva!

Assholes!!!

Sanet said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

In Afrikaans there is a saying, "mense boer agteruit". This is so true in this instance. How idiotic can the people of Africa be??

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Independence for the Cape!

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Poetic Justice can be such a Bitch!

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

What has happened to Mike Smith ?

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

The white farmers spirit will never be quenched by idiots like Mugarbage. I hope that names are burned into his conscience and haunt him in hell for all eternity.

Regards Louis

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