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The Agri-Business Sector in Zimbabwe, 2020

This report focuses on the Agri-Business Sector in Zimbabwe. It provides comprehensive information on the state of the industry, available production and trade statistics...

Subsidised Mealie Meal Floods Black Market

A severe shortage of mealie meal has given birth to a thriving black market for subsidised roller meal, with the product being delivered to...

Mbare market opens

HARARE – Farmers from various provinces thronged Mbare market today to sell their produce. The reopening of markets follows a directive by President Mnangagwa last...

Zimbabwe Stocks falter in March

Stocks weakened 3,21 percent in the month of March as the economy felt the effects of the coronavirus, closing the month with total market...

Mthuli Ncube’s new agriculture financing model falls short of productivity

FINANCE Minister, Mthuli Ncube’s newly introduced agriculture financing model has not done much to lower costs previously incurred under the Command Agriculture Scheme, International...

RBZ faces mammoth task on inflation: Fitch

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) will likely face strong headwinds in its quest to bring inflation down to its target of 50 percent...

African leaders plead for debt recess as continent fights Covid-19

AFRICAN leaders have called on international financiers who include World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) to either defer payment of debt or immediately...

Govt launches another $2,7bn ‘command agriculture’ scheme

GOVERNMENT yesterday launched an ambitious $2,7 billion agriculture “special” scheme towards the production of wheat at a time the country is struggling to fund...

RBZ guards against bank failure

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has put in place policy measures that are meant to ensure that the failure or collapse of a domestic...

Zimbabwe needs aid urgently to ease humanitarian crisis ― IMF

The International Monetary Fund, IMF has warned that Zimbabwe needs urgent aid as the coronavirus exacerbates the impact a food shortage following the worst...