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Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Business Reporter LOCAL cooking oil producers are being forced to manufacture about 60 percent of the country’s requirement due to the shortage of foreign currency to import adequate soya beans. ...

Mhlupheki Dube A FEW days ago I listened to a business discussion that was made by a Zimbabwean business mogul at one of the prestigious universities in the United States of America. This was Mr Strive Masiyiwa, chairman and founder of a mobile telecommunications giant in Zimbabwe having a business discussion at Standford Graduate School of Business. ...

Mrs Sheillah Lupuwana Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter ONE of the country’s first communal farmers dairy establishments, Umzingwane Diary Association in Matabeleland South Province has registered as a co-operative as it moves to comply with the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) regulations and to enable it to trade with bigger retailers. ...

Mhlupheki Dube ONE of the renowned goat breeders in Matabeleland will be holding an inaugural stud goat auction during the last week of December. ...

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter PHAPHAMANI Irrigation Scheme in Umguza District, Matabeleland North Province last week won a national competition organised by the Department of Irrigation to select the best performing irrigation scheme which benefited irrigation equipment under Brazil’s More Food for Africa Programme. ...

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter A WOMEN and girl-child empowerment non-governmental organisation, Upfumi Kumadzimai-Inotho Kubomama Trust has set sights at starting an extensive indigenous poultry project as part of its income generating initiative for its members. ...

CSC complex in Bulawayo Mhlupheki Dube LAST week a new pair of hands to steer the country was inaugurated into office-President Emmerson Mnangagwa. ...

Clinton Moyo, Sunday News Reporter A small part of the winter wheat under the Command Agriculture Programme has been spoilt by rains after some farmers failed to harvest it on time, an official has said. ...

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter A grouping of farmers from the Matabeleland region has formed an association, Matabeleland Goat Sheep Poultry Trust (MGSPT) aimed at enhancing small stock production and viability. ...

Chris Grant’s Mukota pigs Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter ONE of the country’s biggest goat breeders, Mr Chris Grant has embarked on a project aimed at curbing the imminent extinction of an indigenous free range pig breed, Mukota. ...