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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.

Metbank splurges more than $200 million on wheat importation

Phillimon Mhlanga in Victoria Falls VICTORIA FALLS – Metbank has partnered with Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) to import wheat worth more than $200...

Tobacco farmers reject 30% forex retention

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Tobacco farmers have  rejected the 30% foreign exchange retention announced by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya yesterday in his...

National Foods re-submits bid to merge with Profeeds

National Foods re-submits bid to merge with Profeeds Tinashe Makichi HARARE - National Foods, a Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed company, has reportedly restructured its proposed $10 million...

Panicky RBZ ups tobacco forex retention to 50%

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has increased foreign exchange retention levels for tobacco growers to 50% from the initially announced 30% to pacify...

Zim stocks up Mahindra tractors as farm mechanisation gains momentum 

HARARE - The world’s largest tractor manufacturer, Mahindra, has started bringing in the first batch of the 3000 tractors into Zimbabwe as part of...

Maize harvest forecast at 900 000t…

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU ZIMBABWE expects to harvest 900 000 tonnes of maize this year. This is an upward revision from the 800 000 tonnes initially forecast but is below...

Zim pays $200m to ex-commercial farmers

Livingstone Marufu Government has so far paid $200 million as compensation to former commercial farmers whose land it acquired for resettlement, but was protected under the...

Tobacco farmers hold firm to their crop

Livingstone Marufu  Tobacco farmers have continued to hold on to their crop amid reports that they have only delivered less than 10% of the golden...

Barclays Bank reaches out to 30 000 young farmers

Barclays Bank Zimbabwe has managed to reach out to more than 30 000 young farmers in a partnership programme with the Zimbabwe Farmers Union...

Let’s go Sugar Bean Production this winter

John Bhasera “Do not let anyone fool you, farming pays and pays big.” But, some fundamentals have to be true! One of the key fundamentals...