Farming & Enviroment

Zanu PF chefs bully Zinwa

August 5, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – The struggling Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) has been directed to supply uninterrupted water to Zanu PF bigwigs and top government officials who are participating in the command winter wheat programme even though some […]

Farming & Enviroment

Command agriculture misses targets

August 3, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

THE government’s special maize import substitution programme, command agriculture,fell short of its ambitious targets, producing about 30 percent of the country’s maize output in the 2016/17 season, according to official figures. Last year, President Robert Mugabe’s […]

Farming & Enviroment

Government renaming Tokwe-Murkosi Dam

July 30, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

MASVINGO – The Government of Zimbabwe is in the process of renaming Tokwe–Murkosi Dam to Tugwi–Mukosi as its current name is adulterated Shona used by colonialists. The water body will also no longer be referred […]

Farming & Enviroment

IMF warns Zimbabwe on Command Agric

July 25, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned the government on the command agriculture programme, saying excessive public spending, if continued, could exacerbate cash scarcity, further jeopardise the financial sector and ultimately fuel inflation. BY TARISAI […]

Farming & Enviroment

Boon for cotton farmers

July 24, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

IT’S a boon for cotton producers who this season reaped a bumper harvest coupled with a “good crop and good price” offered by ginners following a pro-active intervention by Government to ensure fair pricing of […]

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