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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Zim in a $195m dilemma

… White former famers want their pound of flesh Bernard Mpofu The government’s efforts to resolve long-standing disputes over the land reform programme suffered a major...

RBZ transfers $6 million Command Livestock to Agribank

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has transferred the $6 million fund for Command Livestock to Agribank after realising that Homelink Financial Services which...

[DOWNLOAD] The 2019 National Budget Speech – “Austerity for Prosperity”

Download the full 2019 Budget Speech by Hon. Prof. Mthuli Ncube, Minister of Finance & Economic Development below: 2019 National Budget Speech

The rains are coming, but will cloud seeding work?

NICHOLAS RIVERO It sounds like the stuff of cartoon supervillains, but weather modification techniques - like cloud seeding - could be a powerful tool as...

SeedCo launches a mega 11-Tonne prize giving ceremony

MUNASHE MATAMBO SeedCo, the leading seed house in the country, launched its 2018 prize giving ceremony yesterday for all farmers who participated in this year’s...

Raw sugar production price up

MASIMBA GONO The raw sugar producer price for the 2018 marketing season has increased by nine percent compared to 2017 owing to firming prices of...

Afreximbank avails $80mln fertiliser letters of credit

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has availed $80 million letters of credit to support the country’s importation of fertiliser for the...

Natfoods invests $10mln into contract farming

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Listed agro-industrial firm, National Foods has invested $10 million, through Paperhole Investments (PHI) Commodities, towards contract farming for the 2018-2019 summer cropping...

Tobacco exports reach $463,2 million

MUNASHE MATAMBO Tobbacco exports have hit $463,2 million after exporting a total mass of 105,2 million kilograms of tobacco to over 50 countries as at...

Millers secure 30 000 tonnes of wheat

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has secured 30 000 tonnes from Lithuania following foreign payments of wheat stocks by the Reserve...