Environment

3 years ago | June 19, 2016

Tough times for Hwange

Garikai Mazara On June 19 last year, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, on behalf of the Government of Zimbabwe, ...

Hwange questions: Makore responds

The following are the questions e-mailed to Thomas Makore, Hwange Colliery Company’s managing director. They were sent ...

3 years ago | June 5, 2016

Climate change and ‘smart seeds’ in Africa

Edward Mayaba Southern Africa is undergoing the worst drought in more than three decades. More than 30 million people in ...

3 years ago | May 8, 2016

Tough laws against pangolin trafficking hailed

Tendai Chara After visiting several Asian countries, a Zimbabwean noted that private game reserves that are well-stocked ...

Biggest ever ivory stockpile burnt in Kenya

Tusks from more than 6 000 illegally killed elephants were burnt in Kenya last weekend, the biggest ever destruction of ...

3 years ago | April 17, 2016

Veld Fires threaten the environment

Linda Mzapi Veld fires remain a great environmental challenge, triggering unprecedented harm to Zimbabwe’s natural ...

Winter wheat bounces back

Livingstone Marufu Government has projected the winter wheat hectarage to increase from last year’s 3 000 to 50 000ha in ...

3 years ago | April 3, 2016

‘Adjust to weather patterns’

Lawson Madzivanyika THE El Nino weather phenomenon has come and gone, leaving a trail of destruction in agro-based ...

3 years ago | March 27, 2016

New housing plans to have solar provision

Sunday Mail Reporter GOVERNMENT is finalising a legal instrument prohibiting approval of new building plans that do not ...

3 years ago | March 20, 2016

Massive irrigation rollout on course: President

Sunday Mail Reporter President Mugabe has said Government will roll out massive irrigation programmes countrywide as ...

Zinwa frustrates farmers

Farmers are not happy with the way in which Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) is handling water management in ...

3 years ago | February 7, 2016

Pollution in Lake Chivero reaches alarming levels

Tafadzwa Kadani The pollution in Lake Chivero has reached alarming levels, an issue that needs to be dealt with swiftly ...

3 years ago | January 24, 2016

CBZ advances $24m to agriculture

Enacy Mapakame Business Reporter ZIMBABWE’S biggest lender, CBZ Holdings Ltd, has so far extended just under 50 percent ...

3 years ago | January 17, 2016

El Nino eats into $6m agric insurance

Enacy Mapakame Business Reporter THE prevailing weather conditions that are being induced by the El Nino will likely eat ...