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Buffaloes Fairness Moyana, Hwange Correspondent THE restocking of wildlife in Sidinda area in Hwange by Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority (ZimParks) has started with the first batch of 100 buffaloes delivered last week. ...

Beef president Mr Solomon Matsa Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Business Reporter THE Business Economic Empowerment Forum (Beef) says the rates being charged by local authorities are adversely affecting business competitiveness and profitability of key economic sectors. ...

Mrs Sindiso Masuku (nee-Ncube) inside a fowl run with six weeks old chicks after she attended a free range chickens workshop held at a Figtree hotel, Matabeleland South on Wednesday Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter THE country’s free-range poultry farmers are failing to meet the demand as the interest in indigenous foods continues to surge, an expert says. ...

  Agribank Logo Precious Maphosa, Business Reporter BULAWAYO-BASED girl child and women empowerment group Upfumi Kumadzimai-Inotho Kubomama has launched a housing scheme aimed at providing affordable and decent accommodation for its members. ...

Mhlupheki Dube LAST week, we carried a story of poultry farmers who have taken a giant step and are investing in massive climate controlled fowl runs. ...

Mr Chitambo Precious Maphosa, Business Reporter MICROFINANCE Institutions (MFIs) are struggling to cope with the high number of loan delinquency and defaults by borrowers largely due to poor financial management practices being accelerated by a myriad of economic challenges prevailing in the country. ...

THE under fire Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) has floated  $75 million agro-bills for the purchase of maize from farmers in the 2018 season. AMA, which recently came under attack from Government and farmers for dereliction of duty. ...

Goat production Judith Phiri, Business Reporter THERE is a need for goat farmers to move from subsistence to more commercial oriented production so as to realise the potential of good economic returns from their agricultural enterprise, officials have said. ...

Mr Busisa Moyo Precious Maphosa, Business Reporter AT least four financial institutions have committed to partnering United Refineries Limited (URL) to fund its soya bean outgrowers’ project as it forges ahead to satisfy its demand for the edible oil seed. ...

Fradreck Kunaka Dumisani Nsingo/Judith Phiri, Business Reporters FIDELITY Printers and Refiners (FPR) will soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a number of selected companies for the supply of mining equipment to beneficiaries of its Gold Development Initiative Fund (GDIF) as part of its efforts to continuously ramp up production of the yellow metal. ...