Ordinary citizens under siege from new taxes

Compared to January 2023, the cost of living has surged by about 595%, primarily driven by the devaluation of the local currency.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Feb. 9, 2024

Govt behind US dollar price increases

The new taxes went into effect at the start of the year, resulting in the cost of living and business expenses rising significantly.
By Tatira Zwinoira Feb. 6, 2024

Food prices spike nationwide: USAID

As a result, business has been raising prices to preserve the value of goods and services, further eroding consumers’ purchasing power.
By Tatira Zwinoira May. 3, 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

Higher input prices threaten farmers’ viability: USAid

According to FEWS NET, household cereal inventories are nearly depleted in most traditionally deficit-producing areas because of below-average harvests in 2021/22.
By Tatira Zwinoira Dec. 5, 2022

Calls for climate change financing get louder

A recent report by financial services firm, IH Securities, said since sub-Saharan Africa’s agriculture was predominantly rainfed it was highly susceptible to climate change.
By Tatira Zwinoira Oct. 17, 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

CSOs red flag weaponisation of law

Addressing a joint Press conference in Harare, Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiCZ) president Peter Mutasa said the country’s human rights situation continued to deteriorate.

By The Standard Jul. 14, 2022

Millers court alternative wheat markets…180 000 tonnes under discussion, says GMAZ

“We have been following the geopolitics in the Balkan area and the Russian/Ukraine war did not come as a surprise,” Musarara told Standardbusiness.

By The Standard Apr. 3, 2022