Agricultural Reporter

The Government, through the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development is going to link annual production and productivity returns to the acquisition of 99 year leases, a move that will enhance efficiency and ease of doing business.

Political reporter

Holes have been punched into the opposition political party’s scheme of tarnishing Chinese investments in Zimbabwe, with the latest being on hyped claims of displacement of families in Binga, ostensibly to pave way for coal mining.

Staff Reporter

The easing of COVID-19 restrictions has witnessed an improvement in the diamond market.  This was revealed by a contact within the Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ), following the Corporation’s invitation of diamond buyers and its efforts to enlist on the international markets.

Agriculture Reporter

Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Resettlement Permanent Secretary, Dr John Bhasera has urged farmers to adopt new technologies in their operations as a way of increasing production and improving quality of yield.

Staff Reporter

The Agriculture Technical and Extension (AGRITEX) is exploring the feasibility of using satellite imagery and drone surveillance during the 2021/22 crop assessment under Command Agriculture/National Enhanced Agriculture Productivity Scheme (NEAPS) in determining the national crop output.

Business Reporter

….as Treasury releases ZWL $500 million for outstanding payments

Cotton farmers have expressed joy following the release of ZWL$500 million for payments to farmers for last season`s deliveries.

Staff Reporter

…as Gvt boosts smelting capacity

Government through the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development (MMMD) is set to boost Ferrochrome production by increasing the country’s smelting capacity as the mining sector seeks to attain the US$12 billion industry target by 2023.

Staff Reporter

Government’s withdrawal of the US$50 facility that had been afforded to members of the general public to access foreign currency at the official exchange rate has been hailed, as it had become prone to abuse. The facility will now only be limited to pensioners, senior citizens, people living with disability and for medical purposes.