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On disputed land, Zimbabweans see hope after Mugabe's exit


November 24, 2017

MAZOWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — For years, a group of Zimbabwean villagers resisted efforts by the wife of former President Robert Mugabe to force them off a farm near the capital, enduring police raids and the demolition of their homes. Now that Mugabe has resigned, the farmers say they are able to move more freely in a blow to Grace Mugabe's efforts to expand her landholdings.

"God bless her, we suffered," said 57-year-old Violet Mazvarira, who described a hard life on the disputed farm in an area of rolling hills, 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of the capital, Harare.

The Mazowe district is a...

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