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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.

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,...

Raw material shortage hits Innscor’s stock feed associate

TINASHE MAKICHI Profeeds has suspended production on some of its lines and has discontinued feed supply to agents owing to shortages of raw materials. In a...

Tobacco farmers seek forex retention review

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU TOBACCO farmers want the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to review the foreign currency retention threshold from 50 percent on net sales after a number...

GMB prohibits wanton maize selling

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU THE Grain Marketing Board has come up with stringent rules under Statutory Instrument 145 of 2019 which controls the purchasing, selling and movement...

Agribank to manage US$100m mechanisation facilities

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Government says its mobilised US $100 million  mechanisation facilities  will be  administered by Agribank to ensure transparency and efficiency in the distribution of farm...

Bread shortages loom

STAFF WRITER A bread shortage is looming after local millers ran out of wheat due to foreign currency shortages to import the cereal, Business Times...