Virtually all of the remaining 280 white farmers have been invaded by government supporters since Mr Mugabe lost the first round of the presidential election in March.
Yesterday Reinier van Rensburg left Upper Romsey farm for the final time, evicted by a senior official in the ruling Zanu-PF party.
He was the last of his family to cultivate the rich soil around Upper Romsey, some of the finest in Africa, on land which stretched from his homestead to the hills on the horizon, and beyond.
"This is my last day," he said, as his few remaining staff loaded scrap metal and spare parts on to a lorry. "That's it, we will have to get permission from court before we will be able to come back here.
"I try not to think about it. It's obviously an emotional thing. That's your livelihood."
Moments after he drove out of the gate an eagle swooped low over his vehicle, as if in a farewell salute.
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NSM Britannia has had the honour to have meet with one of Good old smithies men who fought for Rhodesia.
Black empowerment from Bread Basket of Africa to Broke despotism with starving citizenry with in 20 years!