Agriculture

Drought Relief Donors say no funds yet

Drought Relief Donors say no funds yet

Drought Relief Donors say no funds yet: AID agencies say funding remains the greatest challenge to their efforts to provide humanitarian food aid to Zimbabweans who are afflicted by hunger after an El-Nino induced drought that has left up to 4 million people in need of assistance. In separate responses […]

Mugabe’s 300 AU cow gift non-existent

Mugabe’s 300 AU cow gift non-existent

Mugabe’s 300 AU cow gift non-existent: AFRICAN Union (AU) Commission deputy chairperson Erastus Mwencha visited Harare in February to receive a donation of some 300 cattle by President Robert Mugabe who had then just completed his term as chair of the continental body. Mugabe reportedly pledged the donation in June […]

Compensation: FinMin meets white farmers

HARARE: The government may issue treasury bills, along with imposing a land levy, to raise money to compensate evicted white farmers but the process will take a long time to settle, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said on Thursday. President Robert Mugabe early this month agreed to major reforms, including compensation […]

Evicted white farmers feed Zimbabwe

Evicted white farmers feed Zimbabwe

The maize being imported into Zimbabwe from Zambia is coming from white commercial farmers evicted during the often-violent land invasions here, President Robert Mugabe has ironically conceded. Speaking at a Zanu PF rally held on Friday at Chipadze Stadium in Bindura, Mugabe said the country was importing tonnes of the […]