gwedse mantashe anc.pngAfrican National Congress (ANC) Secretary General, Cde Gwede Mantashe has hailed the country’s land reform programme, saying South Africa has a lot to learn from Zimbabwe’s remarkable achievements.

Addressing members of the media on his departure at the Harare International Airport in Harare this Friday, Cde Mantashe applauded the A1 and A2 farming schemes, which he said are on track as Zimbabwe has taken steps to support its resettled farmers.

He further stressed that his visit to Zimbabwe is a learning experience, adding that he will not to try and dictate to Zimbabweans what to do.


“We have a lot to learn from Zimbabwe’s experience, and we are now at apoint where we now know things to do and those not to do,” he said.


Earlier on, the ANC delegation visited A1 and A2 farms in Marondera where Cde Mantashe said there is need to support the A1 farmers who are in the process of moving from subsistence to commercial farming

Cde Mantashe was accompanied by Zanu PF Secretary for Administration, Cde Didymus Mutasa and Mashonaland East Provincial Chairman, Cde Ray Kaukonde.

Cde Mantashe was leading a four member delegation on a two day party to party visit where he shared notes and experiences with his Zanu PF counterparts.