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NewsDay

AMH is an independent media house free from political ties or outside influence. We have four newspapers: The Zimbabwe Independent, a business weekly published every Friday, The Standard, a weekly published every Sunday, and Southern and NewsDay, our daily newspapers. Each has an online edition.

NMB secures $10m loan to boost agricultural exports, support sustainable farming

About 70% of the funding will be allocated to NMB’s agricultural exporter customers.
By OWN CORRESPONDENT 13h ago
Wetter 2024/25 season to boost Seed Co volumes
Wetter 2024/25 season to boost Seed Co volumes
Seed Co International Limited is incorporated and domiciled in Botswana and listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange and the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange.
By BELINDA CHIROODZA Jul. 4, 2024
Hippo prepares for sweeter cane harvest, deliveries
Hippo said its major dams supplying sugar cane with irrigation were holding sufficient water.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jul. 4, 2024
AMA urges farmers to pay livestock levy
The levy is payable by those in the business of production of chicks, buying of raw milk and slaughtering of beef cattle.
By Farming Reporter Jun. 27, 2024
New agric demonstration centre launched
The training covered citrus and crop production, animal feed and the use of advanced agricultural machinery from China.
By Blessed Ndlovu Jun. 26, 2024
Cottco, police join forces to fight cotton side-marketing
Cottco chief executive officer Roki Mutenha and national police spokesperson Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the development in a joint statement Thursday.
By Online Reporter Jun. 20, 2024
China Aid Agricultural Experts expands support to local farmers
This center aims to equip smallholder farmers with essential skills in crop production, manure production and the use of agricultural
By Online Reporter Jun. 20, 2024
Tobacco volumes down 27%
Zimbabwe this year projects to produce 235 million kg of tobacco, from a record harvest of 296 million kg last year.
By Blessed Ndlovu Jun. 20, 2024
Ncube courts UK investors for food security support
The minister said growth in the agricultural sector was two to four times more effective in raising incomes among the less-developed economies.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jun. 12, 2024
AMA pursues Rwanda market
The Ama chief said many buyers had an opportunity to sample and evaluate the Zimbabwean products and were impressed with the quality and competitiveness of the local offerings.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jun. 6, 2024
‘Africa needs to rethink land tenure model’
Murisa said discussions around climate change needed to be thought around innovations in understanding that Africa remains rural.
By Melody Chikono May. 30, 2024
Raymeg launches Zim's first rabbit polony
Raymeg is a pan African diversified group with interests in strategic communication, farming and retail.
By Mthandazo Nyoni May. 28, 2024
Dairy processors hail RAFFS project
It is being done through the African Women in Animal Resources Farming and Agribusiness Network, established under the ambit of AU-IBAR.
By Mthandazo Nyoni May. 23, 2024
Pests, diseases threaten tobacco sector
Data obtained from TIMB indicated that, in terms of value, tobacco sales fell by 11,02% to US$445,3 million, despite average price per kg increasing by 18,77% to US$3,56.
By Mthandazo Nyoni May. 16, 2024
Worst drought in 4 decades cuts Zim maize crop by 72%
Zimbabwean grain millers plan to import at least 1.4 million tons of maize by July to address the shortfall.
By Bloomberg News May. 9, 2024
Cottco pays out US$21m to farmers
The update also shows that in Mashonaland East province, 116 farmers' payments totalling US$15 329 remain unclaimed, while in Midlands province the figure stood at US$32 872.
By Blessed Ndlovu May. 9, 2024
Only 2% of Zim women own agricultural land: World Bank
The WB said fewer women earned their livelihoods in the agriculture sector, 66% compared to 57%, with their productivity lower.
By BELINDA CHIROODZA May. 2, 2024
Winter wheat farmers assured of uninterrupted power supply
Ama is mandated with the overall regulation of production, processing and marketing of agricultural products in Zimbabwe.
By Sharon Sibindi May. 1, 2024
Feature: Market boost for Buhera horticultural farmers
To ensure the procurement of local horticultural produce, Sabi Star Mine has purposely unbundled large vegetable contracts to accommodate smaller suppliers
By Staff Reporter Apr. 29, 2024
Stanbic Bank opens more branches for tobacco players
Muhau said the setting up of three more implants was one way of living up to that commitment as it brings banking facilities closer to the regions of production. 
By Agriculture Reporter Apr. 25, 2024
Study rules out human factor in southern Africa drought
President Emerson Mnangagwa is seeking US$2 billion from the international community to avert food shortages after declaring the drought a state of disaster.
By Nhau Mangirazi Apr. 20, 2024
El Niño to trigger drought insurance payouts in Zimbabwe
Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique will receive payments at the end of the harvesting season, according to current projections, African Risk Capacity said in a statement.
By Bloomberg News Apr. 19, 2024
Demand for milk seen softening
Morgan & Co estimated a FY24 price target of US$0,0943 that is largely driven by an enterprise value to its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation valuation.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Apr. 18, 2024
Govt sets target for winter wheat production
Speaking during the post-Cabinet briefing yesterday, Information minister Jenfan Muswere said the wheat-based food security thrust had four components of food security
By Priviledge Gumbodete Apr. 17, 2024
El Niño drives Zimbabwean millers to seek Brazilian corn
The association represents the country’s privately owned grain millers who are authorised to import corn.
By Bloomberg News Apr. 16, 2024
Govt to clamp down on cotton side marketers
Farmers are owed US$3,2 million by the country’s largest cotton producer, Cottco Holdings Limited (Cottco).
By Blessed Ndlovu Apr. 11, 2024
High rabbit pellets prices choke Zimbabwe farmers
Rabbit farming has emerged as a vital sector for creating employment, particularly in peri-urban and rural areas
By Mthandazo Nyoni Apr. 5, 2024
Tobacco firm BAT hires new MD
According to the financial report under review, BAT achieved total revenue of ZWL$288 billion during the period under review, an increase of 147% above the prior year.
By Blessed Ndlovu Apr. 4, 2024