Government is expecting the livestock sector to recover while the tobacco sector is set to continue its impressive growth

‘Livestock population declines’

Abigail Mawonde Herald Correspondent The livestock population has fallen by nearly 40 000 beasts since last year, the Department of Livestock Production and Veterinary Services has said. Addressing d...
Dr Made

Govt approves Command irrigation project

Elita chikwati Senior Agriulcture Reporter Cabinet has approved a special irrigation rehabilitation and development programme, which will see an additional 300 000 hectares of land being put under ma...
Tobacco deliveries have increased by 29 percent with 942 860 kilogrammes worth $193 million having been sold since the marketing season started

113m kg tobacco go under the hammer

Runyararo Muzavazi Herald reporter Tobacco sales have reached a 113 million kilogrammes, with contract system dominating the marketing season. At least 60 049 farmers have sold their tobacco through ...
Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr George Charamba and family pay their last respects at the burial of his wife Idaishe Olivia in Mutorashanga yesterday. — (Picture by Tawanda Mudimu)

Huge send-off for Charamba’s wife

From Tendai Mugabe in MUTORASHANGA Multitudes of people yesterday converged at the Chengu family homestead in Mutorashanga to give a befitting send-off to the wife of Presidential spokesperson Mr Geo...

Five poachers arrested in Matobo

Whinsley Masara Bulawayo Bureau Five suspected poachers have been arrested, while one of them is receiving treatment at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo after he was shot at Matobo National Park.

Civil servants pay dates out

Collen Murahwa Herald reporter Government has released May pay dates for civil servants, that will see members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police and the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services recei...

Botswana kills 68 Zim cattle

Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu Plumtree Correspondent BOTSWANA police have killed 68 head of cattle worth about $35 000 through its shoot-to-kill policy.

Politburo meeting deferred

Felex Share Senior Reporter The Zanu-PF Politburo meeting which was today expected to seal the fate of the party’s national commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere has been postponed. The revolutionary part...

NIEEB CEO diverts youth funds

Zvamaida Murwira in Nyanga Personal Assistant to Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment, Mr Rangu Nyamurundira accessed $4 500 from the Youth Fund ostensibly to carry ...
Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko consoles Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr George Charamba on the loss of his wife Idaishe Olivia at the couple’s residence in Alexandra Park, Harare, yesterday. — (Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda)

VP Mphoko consoles Charamba family

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter The wife of Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba, Idaishe Olivia Chengu-Charamba, who died on Sunday was not an ordinary woman, but a reputable qualified lawyer ...
Minister Chidhakwa

Gold reserves to anchor local currency

Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau Government is working on a plan to establish a gold reserve set to anchor the introduction of a local currency when the right time comes for the return to the Zimd...