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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.

CBZ spearheads 45 000ha Command soyabean growing

 LIVINGSTONE MARUFU/ BLESSING MADZIWANZIRA Financial services group, CBZ Hold­ings, will bankroll 30 000 ha under command agriculture soyabeans growing...

Panicky govt starts importing grain

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU The government has begun the importation of 1.2 million tonnes of grain from South American...

Seed shortages loom in Zim

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Zimbabwe could plunge into serious seed shortages in the 2019/2020 summer cropping season amid indications that most...

Met Dept predicts better summer cropping season

LIVINGSTONE MARUFUThe Meteorological Services Department (MSD) is predicting an improved2019/2020 summer cropping season from last season’s El Nino drought, a situation which...

Only a successful value chain will make hemp production viable

-We can get at least one out of the 50 000 uses correct! Cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal...

GMB collections points increased…as grain deliveries remain low

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has increased collection points by 10 percent to 95 as it moves to increase deliveries and boost the strategic...

Zim scales down wheat production to 29 000ha

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU ZIMBABWE has scaled down wheat production to 29 000 hectares from the initial target of 75 000 hectares for the 2019 winter wheat...

Dispute stalls Border’s exit from judicial management

TAURAI MANGUDHLA  Border Timbers’ dispute with creditors over US$25m awarded to the company by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) is holding back...

Govt reviews maize producers price

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU GOVERNMENT has reviewed the maize producer price by 50 percent to ZWL$2100 from ZWL$1400 in an effort to encourage farmers to deliver their...

Timber exports plunge 23%

Kenneth Matimaire MUTARE – Timber exports have tumbled  23 percent to US$8,6 million last year from US$11,3 million in 2017 owing to the economic meltdown,...