Zim drought worst in 40 years, says govt

The country also witnessed livestock deaths with 9,941 cattle succumbing to the harsh conditions at the onset of the season.
By Sharon Buwerimwe May. 12, 2024

Sadc calls on journalists to amplify appeals for regional humanitarian support

This year’s World Press Freedom Day commemorations were held under the theme: A Press for the Planet: Journalism in the Face of Environmental Crisis.
By Staff Reporter May. 10, 2024

Banks brace for drought-induced shocks

Mutogo said by embracing sustainable banking practices, banks can contribute to the country’s sustainable economic growth while addressing the urgent need for climate action.
By Belinda Chiroodza Apr. 21, 2024

El Niño to trigger drought insurance payouts in Zimbabwe

Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique will receive payments at the end of the harvesting season, according to current projections, African Risk Capacity said in a statement.
By Bloomberg News Apr. 19, 2024

Rights abuses surge as hunger bites

Zimbabwe faces an acute food crisis with the country expected to have reduced yields due to erratic rainfall during the 2023/24 agricultural season.
By Vanessa Gonye Apr. 17, 2024

PVO Bill: An unnecessary evil in a drought year

Communities are painfully watching crops wilt, while cattle desperately graze on disappearing grass.
By Gary Gerald Mtombeni Apr. 7, 2024

Editorial Comment: Drought: Lies have short legs

The government claimed the country had enough grain stocks to see families through the lean season.
By The Standard Apr. 7, 2024

Masholds turns focus on development projects

Construction work on the pre-leased 12 Van Praah Day Hospital project has been completed and handed over to the tenant.
By Melody Chikono Apr. 4, 2024

Zim to pay the price of stoicism

The farmers are aware of the need to keep their grain and the paltry US$390 per tonne will not do anything to entice them to change their stance.
By Newsday Apr. 4, 2024