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More people than ever face hunger in Southern Africa

More people than ever face hunger in Southern Africa

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE - A RECORD 45 million people in Southern Africa are food insecure as the region enters the peak of the lean season. The season runs ...

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Rearing goats a boon for young graduate

Rearing goats a boon for young graduate

from SUKUOLUNHLE NDLOVU in Masvingo, Zimbabwe MASVINGO – A YOUNG Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) graduate has taken goat breeding to a higher level. Gracious Rumbidzai Shonhai (24 ...

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Broadband’s role crucial in boosting food security

Broadband’s role crucial in boosting food security

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – A TECHNOLOGY expert has highlighted the significant role broadband can play in ensuring food security in South Africa. According to Phumza Dyan ...

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Zimbabwe food stocks might run out in February

Zimbabwe food stocks might run out in February

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE - HALF of Zimbabwe's population enduring hunger faces a bleak future amid fears humanitarian agencies' food reserves could run out ...

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Maize prices rising beyond reach of vulnerable Mozambicans

Maize prices rising beyond reach of vulnerable Mozambicans

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO – THE escalating price of the staple maize - it has doubled in some regions impacting negatively on poor households, mostly sti ...

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Underprivileged SA youth empowered on 4IR

Underprivileged SA youth empowered on 4IR

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOME 200 South African youngsters have been introduced to the concept of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) as the country celebrates the festiv ...

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COMMODITIES: Stresses SA agro sector eager for Russian relief

COMMODITIES: Stresses SA agro sector eager for Russian relief

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE recent call for African countries to expand trade with Russia particularly in the area of agriculture has come as a reprieve for the sector in S ...

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Trim your food budget this holiday season

Trim your food budget this holiday season

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africans have been urged to watch their spend on food items this festive season on the back of rising costs and economic setbacks. A financial ...

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Dry spell a triple blow to Mpumalanga farmers

Dry spell a triple blow to Mpumalanga farmers

from ANNA NTABANE in Mbombela MBOMBELA - THE ongoing dry weather conditions affecting the entire Southern African region is the latest blow in a series of setbacks to hit farmers ...

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COMMODITIES: Impending grain deficit rekindles GMO consideration

COMMODITIES: Impending grain deficit rekindles GMO consideration

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG - AMID strong indications that Southern Africa is headed for yet another year of poor agricultural output, experts have advised policymakers to encou ...

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