Tag: Crops

Padlocked and deserted: The family farm seized by black British GP is now under armed guard by ‘thugs’ wielding AK47s… as 7,500 miles away its new owner refuses to apologise

Padlocked and deserted: The family farm seized by black British GP is now under armed guard by ‘thugs’ wielding AK47s… as 7,500 miles away its new owner refuses to apologise

The wealthy black British GP who seized a tobacco farm from a white Zimbabwean family today refused to apologise to them – as the plantation he has taken over stood deserted under lock and key, guarded by thugs carrying AK-47s. Dr Sylvester Nyatsuro would not answer questions surrounding the controversial […]

El Niño Zimbabwe: 3M Need Food Aid Amid Severe Drought

El Niño Zimbabwe: 3M Need Food Aid Amid Severe Drought

As many as 3 million people in Zimbabwe will likely need food aid this year, a government minister said over the weekend. The number is double the previous estimate due to severe drought linked to a potentially record-breaking El Niño in southern Africa, according to Zimbabwe’s state-owned newspaper the Herald. […]

Crop season threatened as Zim cooks

Crop season threatened as Zim cooks

RECORD heat temperatures in Zimbabwe and most parts of the southern African region are now taking a toll on people, livestock and crops. In its latest report, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet) says Zimbabwe’s area cropped for the 2015 and 2016 season is expected to be below average due […]