Power, water shortages hit Chipinge chilli farmers
Local communities not only use chilli farming as a natural income-generating solution, but as a tool to deter elephants from raiding their crops.
By Lorraine Muromo Mar. 12, 2023
Above-normal rainfall predicted for March
According to FEWS NET, surplus-producing and some typical deficit-producing locations should see stable US dollar maize grain prices.
By Tatira Zwinoira Mar. 6, 2023
Zimbos turn to mopane worms as hunger bites
As a result, traditional income-generating activities such as selling vegetables and fruit, barter trade, and casual labour have been on the decline.
By Tatira Zwinoira and Tatenda Manyinyire and Freeman Makopa Feb. 23, 2023
Govt pledges grain to hungry communities
This comes as statistics have indicated that 3,8 million people in the country are food insecure and require urgent assistance.
By Freeman Makopa Feb. 21, 2023
Power shortages, poor roads stall grain deliveries: Govt
GOVERNMENT says the country’s badly damaged roads and electricity challenges resulted in delays in grain deliveries to distribution points.
By Freeman Makopa Feb. 20, 2023
WFP to spend US$40 million on vulnerable communities
WFP is supporting Zimbabwe to curb this cyclical food crisis that runs from October to March annually.
By Freeman Makopa Jan. 27, 2023
Ncube rules out income tax relief
Leading up to the 2023 national budget announcement, consumers called for an upward review of the income tax threshold
By Tatira Zwinoira Dec. 2, 2022
Zim hit by grain shortage
Owing to a farming season characterised by irregular rainfall, grain output has been significantly low in different parts of the country for the 2021/22 farming season.
By Tatira Zwinoira Sep. 15, 2022
Zanu PF withholds election results... as losing candidates cry foul
By Problem Masau and Nhau Mangirazi and Silas Nkala